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This undated photo provided by the Riley County (Kansas) Police Department shows Jarrett Smith, an Army infantry soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist who hoped to overthrow the U.S. government.
Defense seeks leniency for ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier in bomb plot
A former Army infantry soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist who hoped to overthrow the U.S. government endured a lifetime of victimization, isolation and trauma that led him to become involved with online extremist groups, his defense attorney argued Thursday in a motion seeking lenient punishment.
VA: Marine vet who killed 3 in Baton Rouge did not have PTSD
A former Marine who ambushed and killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers last month never saw combat in Iraq, but told doctors he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder because a buddy showed him videos of maimed and decapitated bodies, according to newly released Veterans Health Administration medical records.
Man faces sentencing for role in foiled Fort Riley bomb plot
Alexander Blair has admitted his role in a foiled terrorist attack: aiding a wannabe Islamic State jihadist's plan to detonate what they thought was a bomb at a Kansas military post to kill or maim as many U.S. service members as possible. Blair says "nobody is perfect" and blames a genetic disorder for allowing others to take advantage of him.
Lawyer: Chelsea Manning faces possible solitary confinement
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement indefinitely for allegedly violating prison rules by having a copy of Vanity Fair with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover and an expired tube of toothpaste, among other things, her lawyer said Wednesday.
Report: Nearly 1 in 3 young adults too fat for military
The nation's obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the military, with one in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist, according to report issued Wednesday by a group of retired military leaders.
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