Stars and Stripes stripes.com 11 Jan, 2021 16:45 am

National veterans groups plan to purge members found guilty in Capitol attack

National veterans groups plan to purge members found guilty in Capitol attack
Multiple veterans and service members are being investigated for their roles in the mob takeover of the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday, and at least two national veterans organizations want to ensure they’re not on their membership lists.

A Capitol Police officer, Brian Sicknick, died from injuries sustained while responding to the attack.Capitol Police said he was hurt “while physically engaging with protestors., an Air Force veteran who was seen wearing a helmet and tactical vest and brandishing zip tie handcuffs during the siege.Ashli Babbitt, an Air Force veteran who participated in the riots, was shot and killed in the Capitol.

National veterans groups plan to purge members found guilty in Capitol attack WASHINGTON – Multiple veterans and service members are being investigated for their roles in the mob takeover of the U.Disabled American Veterans, which has 1 million members nationwide, condemned the riots Saturday and announced its intent to remove any members found guilty in the attack.

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