October 27, 2020

Marine Corps fires commander after 9 service members died when their amphibious assault vehicle sank into the sea



a group of people looking at the camera: Marine Corps Lt. Col. Michael J. Regner Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jailine L. AliceaSantiago


© Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jailine L. AliceaSantiago
Marine Corps Lt. Col. Michael J. Regner Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jailine L. AliceaSantiago

  • The Marine Corps has decided to fire the commander of the unit involved in an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) accident that left nine service members dead in July, the Marine Corps said in a press statement Tuesday evening.
  • The Marine Corps said that Lt. Col. Michael Regner, the commander of Battalion Landing Team 1/4 attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, was relieved “due to a loss in trust and confidence in his ability to command as a result of the assault amphibious vehicle mishap.”
  • The Marine Corps investigation into the AAV accident that killed eight Marines and a Navy sailor is still ongoing.
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The Marine Corps has fired the commander of the unit involved in the

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Marine Corps fires commander following deadly July assault vehicle accident

The Marine Corps has fired a commanding officer following the deaths of nine service members killed in an amphibious assault vehicle accident this summer off the coast of Southern California.

Lt. Col. Michael Regner, commanding officer of Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment was relieved “due to a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to command as a result of the assault amphibious vehicle mishap” on July 30, according to a service statement released Tuesday.

The firing comes months after the fatal training accident which involved the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, based out of Camp Pendleton near San Diego. Eight Marines and one Navy sailor were killed when their vehicle sank in 385 feet of water off the coast of San Clemente Island.

Lt. Gen. Karsten Heckl, the commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, relieved Regner after an investigation “compiled a substantial amount of

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Woman fires gun into occupied squad car in Cramerton

Police said the woman fired a gun into the car and hit a man who had recently been detained.

CRAMERTON, N.C. — Cramerton Police are investigating after a woman fired a gun into an occupied squad car, striking a man who had been detained. 

It happened at the Mlk Partners off Hampton Meadows Lane a little after 12:15 p.m. Tuesday.  Neighbors called police saying that there was a civil disturbance. When officials responded a man was detained at the scene and put in the back of a squad car. 

A woman from the same apartment where the man was detained was standing near the squad car, then allegedly fired a gun into the car. Police said she struck the man who had been detained. 

The man was taken to Caromont for medical treatment and was eventually transported to Atrium CMC in Charlotte. 

The woman has been detained. Police said she

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Man In Crisis Fires Shot At Police Vehicle: Patch PM

FRANKLIN, MA — Happy Monday, happy Indigenous People’s Day, and happy Columbus Day — and welcome to what is setting up to be a crisp, sometimes wet week.

It was a jarring early start to the week for Franklin police and members of the regional Metro-LEC SWAT team. Police responded to a Franklin apartment complex on Sunday just before 1 p.m. after a report of a man threatening people with a gun. When police arrived, the man fired several shots at an armored police vehicle, but didn’t hit any officers or bystanders, police said.

The SWAT team used sponge bullets, Tasers and dogs to subdue the man. He was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries, and for a mental health evaluation. Police did not immediately announce any charges pending an investigation.

Franklin Chief Thomas Lynch praised the “incredible restraint” shown during the incident.

“Results like this are not

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One-year-old girl escapes injury after gunman fires multiple shots into vehicle in North Omaha | Local News

Police are investigating two Wednesday night shootings in North Omaha, including one in which multiple shots were fired into a vehicle, striking the driver but leaving a 1-year-old child uninjured. 

Just before 8 p.m., officers responding to a ShotSpotter activation found Brian Huggins, 34, with gunshot wounds near 36th Street and Laurel Avenue. Huggins was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center for treatment of his injuries, which police said were not life-threatening. 

Huggins told police he was sitting in a vehicle in front of his residence when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and a man inside fired multiple shots. Huggins’ daughter was in the back seat but escaped harm. 

Shortly after 10 p.m., officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation at B & T Convenient & Liquor Store at 2704 Florence Blvd. and found evidence of a shooting. They learned a few minutes later that Gregory Garrett, 20, had been shot

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