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FBI releases video of shooter entering Navy Yard building

The FBI says Aaron Alexis did not target individuals when he went on a shooting spree at the Washington Navy Yard. A video released by the FBI shows Alexis arriving at the Navy Yard by car and entering Building 197, the headquarters of Naval Sea Systems Command.

Tags: FBI , DoD , Navy Yard shooting , Aaron Alexis

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 02:11pm EDT

Navy officials push for security clearance changes

The Navy, in a report released Monday, revealed that the shooter, Aaron Alexis, did not disclose a 2004 arrest or some financial problems when he filled out his application for a security clearance when he joined the Navy as a reservist several years later. And officials said the background report given to the Navy at the time, also failed to reveal that he had shot out the tires of another person's car during a 2004 dispute in Seattle.

Tags: OPM , security clearance , Aaron Alexis , Navy Yard

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 04:10am EDT

Who were the victims in the Washington Navy Yard shooting?

Thirteen people were killed when 34-year-old Aaron Alexis opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16. The shooter himself was killed in a gun battle with the police. These are the stories of the victims.

Tags: DoD , Navy Yard , people

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 12:48pm EDT

Navy halts search for 2 missing airmen in Red Sea

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Monday - 09/23/2013, 02:10pm EDT

OPM defends 2007 background check of Navy Yard shooter

The same company that performed National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's background investigation also performed a check of Aaron Alexis, the IT contractor who shot and killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard Monday. The Office of Personnel Management said it believes Alexis' background check was complete and that the Defense Department signed off on the results of the background check.

Tags: background investigation , Mert Miller , Patrick McFarland , USIS , Aaron Alexis , Navy Yard shooting , Edward Snowden , Claire McCaskill , oversight , Jack Moore

Friday - 09/20/2013, 01:45pm EDT

Military focuses on return to normalcy as Navy Yard reopens

Most of the Washington Navy Yard reopened this morning, with an increased security presence at the gates and in the facility. The Navy's goal is to provide whatever counseling and support is necessary to its employees to return the base to normalcy.

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Thursday - 09/19/2013, 03:30pm EDT
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Navy outlines energy goals and investments

Dr. Richard Carlin, director of the Navy's Sea Warfare and Weapons Department in the Office of Naval Research, outlines his organization's energy goals and the Navy's increasing investments in its Energy Excelerator program.

Tags: Agency of the Month , Richard Carlin , Sea Warfare and Weapons Department , Office of Naval Research , green government , Energy

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 06:11pm EDT
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Four years after Ft. Hood, Pentagon still studying base security

DoD still is working to implement dozens of recommendations that followed the 2009 Fort Hood shooting. The Pentagon wants to create a system that notifies security managers about potential problems with clearance holders ahead of time.

Tags: DoD , Navy Yard , Aaron Alexis , Jonathan Greenert , Chuck Hagel , Martin Dempsey , management , security clearance , workforce , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 05:52am EDT
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Evacuation order lifted at Navy base in Va.

A Navy official said two Fleet Forces Command buildings were evacuated after a suspicious person was questioned by authorities. Spokeswoman Beth Baker says the person is a Navy retiree who had a valid ID to access the base. There was no indication he had a weapon.

Tags: DoD

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 08:51pm EDT

Navy contractor left cryptic messages on shotgun

A Navy contractor who shot 12 people to death at the Washington Navy Yard left a cryptic message on a shotgun he used in the massacre.

Tags: Navy Yard , Aaron Alexis

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 04:30am EDT
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