Category Archives: officer

Officer killed in attack on Congress to lie in honor at Capitol, be interred at Arlington Cemetery

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The Capitol Hill police officer killed in the Jan. 6 attack on Congress will be given state honors in the Capitol Rotunda and be interred at Arlington National Cemetery, officials announced Friday evening. Numerous lawmakers had pushed for military and congressional leaders to grant the honors to Brian Sicknick, a New Jersey Air National Guard […]

Officer killed in attack on Congress to lie in honor at Capitol, be interred at Arlington Cemetery

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The Capitol Hill police officer killed in the Jan. 6 attack on Congress will be given state honors in the Capitol Rotunda and be interred at Arlington National Cemetery, officials announced Friday evening. Numerous lawmakers had pushed for military and congressional leaders to grant the honors to Brian Sicknick, a New Jersey Air National Guard […]

Officer killed in Capitol attack was an Air National Guard vet

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The Capitol Police officer killed in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters on Wednesday was an Air National Guard veteran with multiple overseas deployments, military officials confirmed on Friday. Brian Sicknick, a former staff sergeant with the New Jersey Air National Guard, died Thursday evening from injuries sustained while responding to […]

Officer killed in Capitol attack was an Air National Guard vet

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The Capitol Police officer killed in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters on Wednesday was an Air National Guard veteran with multiple overseas deployments, military officials confirmed on Friday. Brian Sicknick, a former staff sergeant with the New Jersey Air National Guard, died Thursday evening from injuries sustained while responding to […]

Military’s top officer says we’ve had a ‘modicum of success’ in Afghanistan

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With plans in motion to draw down the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 next month, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff defended that decision by outlining the state of the conflict there. In addition to reaching something of a stalemate, where the Taliban can’t conquer the U.S.-backed Afghan security forces, […]

Military’s top officer says we’ve had a “modicum of success” in Afghanistan

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With plans in motion to draw down the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 next month, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff defended that decision by outlining the state of the conflict there. In addition to reaching something of a stalemate, where the Taliban can’t conquer the U.S.-backed Afghan security forces, […]

Petty officer and his husband die in motorcycle accident

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A petty officer and his husband died after a motorcycle accident in South Carolina on Oct. 30, officials have confirmed. Electrician’s Mate (Nuclear) 2nd Class Justice A. Hartley, 24, was on the back of a 2017 Yamaha motorcycle being driven by his husband, 31-year-old Guillermo Valeri, on South Carolina Highway 41 in Mount Pleasant, a […]

Want to become a pilot? Officer or enlisted, now’s your chance to get core skills

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Airmen and space professionals can now apply for a course that will teach fundamental skills necessary to become a rated officer — and perhaps pave the way to becoming a pilot. And for the first time, the Air Force is now allowing enlisted applicants to also apply for its Rated Preparatory Program. The Air Force […]

Former Army officer who stole $1.4 million from his veterans charity gets 3 years in prison

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A 69-year-old Connecticut man was sentenced Monday to three-and-a-half years in prison, followed by three more years of supervised release, for stealing $1.4 million from a veterans charity he organized, according to the Department of Justice. Kevin E. Creed, who served 24 years as an Army officer and Connecticut State Trooper, established a charity in […]

Why a firearm led a U.S. Navy officer to jail

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A Florida-based U.S. Navy officer was sentenced to two months’ confinement for bringing a firearm onto Naval Air Station Pensacola and for disobeying an order from a superior officer to stay at least 500 feet away from another person, according to court records. Lt. Cmdr. Troy Wesley Mask was sentenced at a judge-alone general court-martial […]