Category Archives: Beret

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

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A former Special Forces group commander and the current chief of staff assigned to I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, was arrested Sunday on allegations of domestic assault and felony harassment, according to Army officials and public court records. Col. Owen G. Ray was arrested early Sunday morning by Lakewood police officers and booked […]

Ex-Green Beret flew on Venezuelan businessman’s plane before failed Maduro coup

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MIAMI — It was mid-January and Jordan Goudreau was itching to get going on a secret plan to raid Venezuela and arrest President Nicolás Maduro when the former Special Forces commando flew to the city of Barranquilla in Colombia to meet with his would-be partner in arms. To get there, Goudreau and two former Green […]

US ‘had nothing to do’ with ex-Green Beret’s failed raid in Venezuela, says Esper

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper was quick to distance his department and the U.S. government at large from a bizarre attempt at overthrowing Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro that failed on Monday. The raid resulted in the arrests of two U.S. citizens and roughly a dozen Venezuelans by local authorities. The Americans were later identified as two […]

Ex-Green Beret pitched Venezuela plot to Colorado investors last year, claiming links to Trump insider and DC consultants

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To Army Special Forces veteran Drew White, the plan to take over Venezuelan oil fields after overthrowing the government — being pitched by a troubled fellow former 10th Special Forces Group soldier — seemed too far-fetched to be believed. Documents pitching the plan — obtained by Military Times — included letterhead from a Washington consultant […]

Ex-Green Beret pitched Venezuela plot to Colorado investors last year, claiming links to Trump insider and DC consultants

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To Army Special Forces veteran Drew White, the plan to take over Venezuelan oil fields after overthrowing the government — being pitched by a troubled fellow former 10th Special Forces Group soldier — seemed too far-fetched to be believed. Documents pitching the plan — obtained by Military Times — included letterhead from a Washington consultant […]

Ex-Green Beret behind Venezuela raid suspected of plagiarism

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MIAMI — The former Green Beret behind a failed military incursion in Venezuela can add another infraction to his growing list of potential screw ups — cut and paste plagiarism. The website for Jordan Goudreau’s Silvercorp USA appears to have lifted entire passages from the website of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as […]

US ‘had nothing to do’ with ex-Green Beret’s failed raid in Venezuela, says Esper

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper was quick to distance his department and the U.S. government at large from a bizarre attempt at overthrowing Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro that failed on Monday. The raid resulted in the arrests of two U.S. citizens and roughly a dozen Venezuelans by local authorities. The Americans were later identified as two […]