Military Veteran Charged in Capitol Riot Is Ordered Released from Custody

Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol

BATON ROUGE, La. — A military veteran charged with attacking police officers with a baton during a mob’s Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol was ordered released from custody on Tuesday, a day after his arrest. A federal prosecutor had argued for the pretrial detention of Edward Richmond Jr., a former U.S. Army […]

Barracks Habitability Standards Ordered by Recently Signed Defense Bill

The Fort Stewart Directorate of Public Works' lead mold remediation specialist shows where a barrack room's bathroom ceiling in building 212 has mold after the room was flooded by an equipment failure.

The Pentagon will have to set military-wide standards for what makes barracks habitable under the defense policy bill that was signed into law late last week. Requiring minimum standards for habitability is one of several ways this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, seeks to improve barracks conditions, which have come under increasing scrutiny […]