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Retired lieutenant colonel is unlikely to face court-martial in Capitol riot, experts say | Military.com

Larry Rendall Brock Jr. was arrested on Sunday in Texas charged with knowingly entering a restricted building without lawful authority and one count of “violent entry and disorderly conduct.” He retired from the Air Force Reserve in 2014 as a lieutenant colonel. While Brock will face civilian charges, it is unlikely that he will face the military justice system. “Broadly ... Read More »

1st Female Green Beret faces ‘minor misdemeanor’ charge for accidentally firing gun, police say | Military.com

After 53 weeks of going through the highly difficult Special Forces Qualification Course, the first female ever received the Special Forces Tab and became a Green Beret. Five months later, the unnamed woman discharged a firearm in a Colorado apartment. The fired shot was accidental, and she is now facing a civilian misdemeanor charge. Source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/12/31/1st-female-green-beret-faces-minor-misdemeanor-charge-accidentally-firing-gun-police-say.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2001.04.20&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief Read More »

Army Green Beret colonel, I Corps chief of staff arrested for domestic violence allegations | Army Times

The current chief of staff assigned to I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, took an oath to protect American citizens. However, he is currently facing allegations of domestic abuse and felony harassment. Col. Owen G. Ray is now sitting in jail after being arrested Sunday. The report given to police was that there was a disturbance with a weapon ... Read More »

Special Forces sergeant charged in Illinois bowling alley shooting that killed 3 | Military Times

Sgt. 1st Class Duke Webb chose a bar that was open in a bowling alley and opened fire randomly at those inside. He killed three and left others injured, including leaving one person in critical condition and injuring two teenagers. He was arrested shortly after around 7pm. After a preliminary investigation this is believed to be a random shooting, as ... Read More »

Boko Haram kill villagers in Christmas Eve attack | BBC News

On Christmas Eve Boko Haram fighters attacked the village of Pemi in Nigeria, killing at least 11 people. The village is largely occupied by Christians, and militants burned homes, the church building, and captured a priest. Pemi is located near Chibok, where Boko Haram fighters kidnapped 200 schoolgirls in 2014. Militia leader Abwaku Kabu stated that they “burnt 10 homes ... Read More »

Fortune telling soldier didn’t see 15 years of federal prison in his future | Army Times

Prosecutors have announced that Staff Sgt. Michael Wilson pleaded guilty to attempting to coerce a minor into sexual activity and will face a military court-martial at Fort Stewart next year. His wife, Lori Wilson, was sentenced to six years in prison for tampering with a victim or witness. Wilson and his wife had a large following created from tarot card ... Read More »

Former soldier provided support to terrorist group, prosecutors say | Army Times

Maria Bell, 53, of Hopatcong, has been arrested by FBI agents for communicating and sending money to a terrorist member in Syria. Her initial court appearance is on Wednesday and she is accused of providing material support to the al-Nusra Front. Prosecutors have stated that in February 2017 Bell used encrypted applications to communicate with and provide advice to the ... Read More »

Report finds Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans | AP News

39 Afghans were unlawfully killed by SAS troops a military report reveals. The report mentions Australian troops allegedly shooting prisoners to get their “first kill.” This practice was known as blooding. The troops in question would plant weapons on the bodies to make it look as though they were killed in action. Around 25 members have been named as the ... Read More »

Fights between two Army captains at strip club, apartment led to the death of one, a murder charge for the other | Stars & Stripes

Jealousy arose between two captains when they attended a strip club and one of them got jealous. The girlfriend is a captain in the Army and has been identified as Capt. Clevy Muchette Nelson-Royster. She chased Capt. Malcom X. Perry in her car and eventually crashed into his car where he was burned alive. Perry also was assaulted multiple times ... Read More »

Army chaplain jailed for drunken behavior, shoppette gas theft | Stars & Stripes

Chaplain (Maj.) Donald V. Wood has found himself in trouble after numerous offences. These offences include driving away from a gas station without paying, having to be escorted after passing out drunk and busting out the window of his estranged wife’s car. He recently pled guilty and has been sentenced to one month in Jail. He is located in Stuttgart ... Read More »