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Nellis Air Force Base master sergeant arrested for selling coke, meth, and an AK-47
A master sergeant stationed at Nellis Air Force Base was charged this week on federal firearms and drug trafficking counts, according to the office of the U.S. attorney for the district of Nevada.
Michael Reimers, 39, is accused of selling cocaine and methamphetamine, as well as a handgun, an AK-47 and a shotgun without a license, officials said.
The alleged crimes occurred this summer, said officials, who noted the buyer of the 12-gauge shotgun was an undocumented immigrant.
A grand jury charged Reimers on Tuesday with two counts of distribution of a controlled substance, and one count each of engaging in the business of dealing in firearms without a license, and sale of a firearm to a prohibited person, officials said.
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The U.S. government failed to effectively account for nearly $715.8 million in weapons and equipment allocated to Syrian partners as part of the multinational counter-ISIS fight, according to a new report from the Defense Department inspector general.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), has long been seen as an apologist for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, whom she met during a secret trip to Damascus in January 2017.
Most recently, a video was posted on Twitter shows Gabbard evading a question about whether Assad is a war criminal.
Since Gabbard is the only actively serving member of the military who is running for president — she is a major in the Hawaii Army National Guard — Task & Purpose sought to clarify whether she believes Assad has used chlorine gas and chemical weapons to kill his own people.
The Army is almost doubling its purchase of new bolt-action Precision Sniper Rifles as its primary anti-personnel sniper system of choice, according to budget documents.
Air Force gunsmiths recently completed delivery of a new M4-style carbine designed to break down small enough to fit under most pilot ejection seats.
NEWPORT -- The Office of Naval Inspector General has cleared former Naval War College president Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley of most of the allegations of misconduct claimed to have occurred after he took command of the 136-year-old school in July 2016, The Providence Journal has learned.
Harley, in one of a series of interviews with the The Journal, called the findings "deeply gratifying." He said many of the most sensational allegations -- "offers of 'free hugs' and games of Twister in his office" -- reflected a misunderstanding of his sense of humor, which he describes as "quirky," but which he says was intended to ease tensions in what can be a stressful environment.
The allegations, reported last year by the Associated Press, prompted a national controversy that led to Harley leaving the college presidency after almost three years in office.