Group to make documentary of Ft. Hood shooting

Group to make documentary of Ft. Hood shooting

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A former Fort Hood police officer talks about her role in an upcoming movie that she says will reveal information we've never heard before.

Shock and awe--that's what a group of people want you to feel, about a new movie, called "Fort Hood, The Untold Truth."

"It's just real life that played out in 52 seconds," said Kimberly Munley, a former Fort Hood Police Sergeant.

She's serving as an advisor on the film.

Kim and her partner, Sgt. Mark Todd were the first officers to respond on scene that day in November 2009.

Munley said, "We ended up having the shootout within six to eight feet from each other and our weapons malfunctioning simultaneously, at the same time. Thankfully, Sgt. Todd came back around the corner and was able to shoot him three more times. I had only shot him once."

Thirteen people died and 32 others were shot by the accused shooter, Major Nidal Hasan.

"Not to mention the countless number of soldiers that were affected emotionally since that event. The victims extend far and beyond 45 people," added Munley.

The incident at Fort Hood is the largest mass shooting to ever happen at a U.S. military base.

"The victims of the massacre have not been taken care of. They've been neglected by the government," Munley added. "Their benefits are being slashed and there's a slew of benefits that the soldiers are losing out on."

The military classifies the event as "workplace violence" instead of "combat related" or "terrorism."

Munley explained, "This seems to be the next step in making sure that the truth is told."

The producer, director and Munley all support the reclassification of the Fort Hood shooting.

Munley said, "There's a lot of evidence that...will come out in the movie and an example of that is the communication that Hasan had with Anwar al-Awlaki, who was at the time, the second top terrorist in the whole world."

Some of the new evidence includes how Hasan was reportedly given preferential treatment the day of the shooting.

"There was one victim from that day that was pulled off a helicopter, just so that he could be put on," Munley said.

Munley was laid off from her job at Fort Hood in January.

"Many of us lost our jobs, not just people that were involved in the Fort Hood attack, but other officers lost their jobs as well because of funding," Kim added.

It took 11 months, but she's found other work.

"If it gets reclassified as a "terrorist attack," I don't receive any additional benefits," Munley said. "The government is taking care of the accused and is neglecting the victims...and it, it, it tugs at my heart."

Munley and dozens of other victims have filed a lawsuit against the military for the "workplace violence" designation.

"We have kind of two goals here, one is to spread the word about the reclassification and also to give back to the victims," Kim said. "We are going to create a fund with the proceeds of this movie."

A portion of the proceeds will go to help those who are still suffering...more than three years later.

If you'd like to help make this film possible, you can visit the movie's website by clicking here.

The goal set is $500,000. So far $750 has been donated.

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