David L. Madden (Rice County Sheriff's Department)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The suspect in the shootings Monday of a central Kansas sheriff and undersheriff was a former Marine who once kept an AK-47 machine gun under his bed and stored two dozen pipe bombs and other explosive materials on his property, federal court documents reveal.
A U.S. Army veteran who collected disability benefits for blindness has been placed on three years of probation and ordered to repay the government $70,000 because it turns out he can see, the Associated Press reports.
The Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, provides the 10-month-long command and general staff officer course. The program serves as an Army officer’s mid-career, graduate-level, professional military education and fulfills congressional, Joint, and Army requirements for officer development. Over the past few years, however, it received some considerable criticism over how it’s structured and operated.