Fmr. Pres Bush Makes Quiet Visit to Fort Hood

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Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited Fort Hood, Texas, over the weekend to console those wounded in Thursday's deadly shooting spree. 

The Bushes arranged a secret trip to the military facility, telling the base commander that they wanted no press coverage, according to Fox News reports..

The two were described as "deeply concerned" about the military families and victims at Darnall Army Medical Center at Ft. Hood.

Click here to see footage of the military officials and families gathered at Fort Hood in remembrance.

"They also had a chance to thank Lieutenant General Cone, Colonel Braverman, and many of the hospital staff for the amazing care they are providing," Bush spokesman David Sherzer told ABC News.

Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly opened fire on soldiers and civilians, Thursday afternoon, killing 13 and wounding 38. The Army psychiatrist remains hospitalized in intensive care.

Fmr. President Bush owns a 1,600-acre property known as Prairie Chapel Ranch less than 30 miles from Fort Hood in central Texas.

Sources: Fox News, ABC News

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