Soldier seen in viral video harassing black man charged with assault

Jonathan Pentland is a U.S. Army sergeant first class who is being investigated over a viral video from Columbia, South Carolina. The 42-year-old Pentland is based at Fort Jackson in Columbia, according to now-deleted photos on his unit’s Facebook page. The video showing Pentland harassing and pushing a young Black male was recorded on Monday, April 12, 2021. Pentland was arrested on April 14 and charged with third-degree … Continue reading Soldier seen in viral video harassing black man charged with assault

Pentagon report reveals inroads white supremacists have made in military

Extent of the military’s own extremism problem has yet to be tracked, Pentagon officials acknowledge A soldier in the Florida National Guard who co-founded a murderous fascist group was chatting with a fellow white supremacist in the extremist “Iron March” online forum in 2016 when the guard member made a remarkable statement. The guard member said he felt free to be a neo-Nazi in the … Continue reading Pentagon report reveals inroads white supremacists have made in military

Fort Bliss soldiers poisoned after drinking substance they thought was booze

Eleven soldiers at a military base in Texas have been hospitalized after drinking a poisonous substance they thought was alcohol, Army officials said. The soldiers drank the unknown substance after a 10-day field exercise at Fort Bliss’s McGregor Range Complex ended on Thursday, Fort Bliss officials said in a statement. Officials said the soldiers thought they were drinking booze, which is banned at the base. … Continue reading Fort Bliss soldiers poisoned after drinking substance they thought was booze

Green Beret charged in mass shooting that left three dead may have PTSD, lawyer says

The lawyer said a pre-trial services report suggested he may suffer from memory loss as well. The U.S. Army sergeant accused of murdering three people and injuring three more in a weekend shooting at an Illinois bowling alley may have post-traumatic stress disorder, his lawyer said Monday. The lawyer, Elizabeth Bucko, said in an interview that a pre-trial services report also suggested that Army Sgt. 1st Class … Continue reading Green Beret charged in mass shooting that left three dead may have PTSD, lawyer says