Category Archives: Guardsman

Army Guardsman, first known service member, arrested after Capitol riot

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Two off-duty Virginia police officers who’ve served in the Army — including one who is still in the National Guard — and a former active duty airman have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Jacob Fracker, 29, and Thomas “T.J.” Robertson, 47, were arrested and charged in federal […]

Army Guardsman, first known service member, arrested after Capitol riot

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Two off-duty Virginia police officers who’ve served in the Army — including one who is still in the National Guard — and a former active duty airman have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Jacob Fracker, 29, and Thomas “T.J.” Robertson, 47, were arrested and charged in federal […]

West Virginia Air Guardsman dies responding to structure fire

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A Hawaii Guardsman is the 11th military, and second Air Force COVID-19 death

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An 11th service member has died from COVID-19 complications, the Hawaii National Guard confirmed Nov. 17. A 52-year-old Air Guardsman died within a week of diagnosis, HING said in a release. “Sadly, the Hawaii National Guard lost a member of our ohana and our heartfelt condolences and thoughts of aloha are with the family and […]

A Hawaii Guardsman is the 11th military, and second Air Force COVID-19 death

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An 11th service member has died from COVID-19 complications, the Hawaii National Guard confirmed Nov. 17. A 52-year-old Air Guardsman died within a week of diagnosis, HING said in a release. “Sadly, the Hawaii National Guard lost a member of our ohana and our heartfelt condolences and thoughts of aloha are with the family and […]

Former Guardsman recalls trying to kill gunman in 2015 terrorist attack on Paris-bound train

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PARIS — One of three Americans acclaimed as heroes for tackling an alleged Islamic State gunman aboard a Paris-bound train testified Friday that he tried to kill the man who stormed into their passenger car with an arsenal of weapons. Alek Skarlatos, 28, told a Paris court at the gunman’s trial that he yanked a […]

Former Guardsman recalls trying to kill gunman in 2015 terrorist attack on Paris-bound train

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PARIS — One of three Americans acclaimed as heroes for tackling an alleged Islamic State gunman aboard a Paris-bound train testified Friday that he tried to kill the man who stormed into their passenger car with an arsenal of weapons. Alek Skarlatos, 28, told a Paris court at the gunman’s trial that he yanked a […]

Guardsman removed from DC mission after FBI said troop ‘expressed white supremacist ideology’ online

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An Ohio National Guard member was removed from the mission in Washington, D.C., after the FBI uncovered information indicating they expressed white supremacist ideology on the internet prior to the assignment. The individual was a soldier from the Ohio Guard’s Company C, 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment, based in the northwest part of the state. […]

Guardsman removed from DC mission after FBI said troop ‘expressed white supremacist ideology’ online

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An Ohio National Guard member was removed from the mission in Washington, D.C., after the FBI uncovered information indicating they expressed white supremacist ideology on the internet prior to the assignment. The individual was a soldier from the Ohio Guard’s Company C, 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment, based in the northwest part of the state. […]

Army Guardsman killed in shootout while on-duty as police officer

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A National Guard soldier who also served as a police officer in Grand Forks, North Dakota, was killed in a shootout Wednesday afternoon that also took the life of a woman, injured another law enforcement officer and wounded the suspect who authorities say initiated the exchange. 1st Lt. Cody Holte, 29, was killed during the […]