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Friday, October 15, 2021

A Fort Bragg, North Carolina, soldier has been arrested on allegations he participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection months before joining the Army.

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...James Phillip Mault, 29, originally from Brockport, New York, was arrested earlier this month on charges including assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers using a dangerous weapon or inflicting bodily injury; disorderly conduct in a U.S. Capitol building; and civil disorder, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, D.C., announced Wednesday.

Col. Joe Buccino, a Fort Bragg spokesman, confirmed to Military.com that Mault, who joined the Army in May, was arrested Oct. 6.

Asked how Mault made it past enlistment screening despite allegedly having participated in the attack on the Capitol, Buccino said, "We really don't know how that may have happened.

"I'd just say that we are fully coordinating with federal authorities on this matter," he added in an email....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-15 10:24 AM | Reply

"Asked how Mault made it past enlistment screening despite allegedly having participated in the attack on the Capitol, "

Well until he was arrested it probably wasn't knowledge he was involved.

I had a player from the soccer team I coached who enlisted in the Air Force. A month before he was scheduled to enter a woman stopped by my house with his fake ID with MY ADDRESS on it. I delivered the ID to his father who informed him getting caught with a forged government instrument is a felony and would tank his enlistment. Two weeks later he broke into a neighbors house and beat up their son over a girl. Well there goes his plans right out the window.

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

#2 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-10-15 11:14 AM | Reply

Can he be tried in a military court?

#3 | Posted by Tor at 2021-10-15 01:57 PM | Reply

Joined the army so he could be fully trained to fight for the confederate fascist army in a couple years, which biden and garland are doing nothing to prevent.

#4 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-10-15 04:57 PM | Reply

SPEAKS

It's more likely that he's just a coward who was trying to avoid being arrested and thought joining the Army was his ticket out.

Surprise!

#5 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-10-15 07:37 PM | Reply

Make him jog back to Brockport, tied to the rear hitch of a deuce and a half. I hope he can keep up. For a while ...

#6 | Posted by catdog at 2021-10-16 10:42 AM | Reply

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

#2 | POSTED BY NIXON

That's a FACT Jack!

He's in the Army now. He's not behind a sow.

He'll be digging a ditch (that son of a "-!)

He's in the Army now!

#7 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-10-16 12:39 PM | Reply

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