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Air Force failed four times to prevent the Texas church shooting; DoD IG now reviewing other services
The Air Force could have prevented a former airman from buying a weapon and committing a mass shooting last year had investigators followed proper protocol. Now the Pentagon is reviewing other service's compliance with the law.
By Kyle Rempfer
Under current military code, domestic violence crimes are prosecuted as assault cases, limiting how they are recorded for future law enforcement work.
Dean Winslow, a retired Air Force flight surgeon, had been stalled in committee since November after criticizing the legality of civilians owning assault rifles.
The Army’s top general said Wednesday his service has failed in a “significant amount” of cases to alert the FBI to soldiers’ criminal history.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press and Robert Burns, The Associated Press