Letter: End Military Hazing in National Defense Authorization Act

first_imgGovernment Letter: End Military Hazing in National Defense Authorization Act Published on Friday, September 9, 2016 | 1:30 pm Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Top of the News Today, 14 Members of Congress, led by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) sent a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees urging them to preserve anti-hazing provisions passed by the House in the final version of the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).The provisions included in the House NDAA originate from H.R. 5060, the Harry Lew Military Hazing Accountability and Prevention Act that was introduced by Rep. Chu on April 26. The Harry Lew Military Hazing Accountability and Prevention Act is named in honor of Rep. Chu’s nephew, a marine who took his own life after being hazed by his platoon while deployed in Afghanistan in 2011. The legislation adopts the recommendations from a report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), which showed that the DOD lacks consistent data on military hazing incidents, and that servicemembers across branches are in need of better training to combat hazing.The letter comes just one day after the Marine Corps Times released a report on the death of 20-year-old recruit Raheel Siddiqui, citing “a troubling pattern of mistreatment” of recruits at Parris Island. Rep. Chu released the following statement:“We know from official reports, personal experience, and the concerns of constituents that hazing in the military is an ongoing and real problem for our men and women in uniform. Raheel Siddiqui’s death is just the latest tragedy,” said Rep. Chu. “But without adequate reporting, we cannot understand the full scope of the problem or how to best address it. This system is failing our men and women in uniform and their families. Fortunately, the House has acted to help us understand and curb this problem. Now it’s time to see it to the finish line. I’m glad many of my colleagues joined me in supporting the inclusion of this language in the final report.”BackgroundIn 2011, Rep. Chu’s nephew, Lance Corporal Harry Lew, committed suicide while stationed in Afghanistan after extreme and prolonged hazing by his fellow Marines. Since his death, Rep. Chu has fought to eradicate hazing in the military. During the 112th Congress, Rep. Chu introduced the Harry Lew Military Hazing Accountability and Prevention Act, which would require DOD to develop a comprehensive plan to address hazing within the ranks. In the FY2013 NDAA, Rep. Chu secured language that required reports from each branch of the military to report on hazing policies and incident data to Congress. Finding that these results were inconsistent and indicated substandard tracking results in unreliable data, Rep. Chu successfully amended the FY 2015 NDAA to require GAO to provide an objective analysis about the current status of hazing in the military. In March 2016, Rep. Chu testified before the House Armed Services Committee to urge the adoption of the GAO’s recommendations in the FY 2017 NDAA.Rep. Chu’s amendment, which was offered during the House Armed Services Committee’s markup of NDAA in April, would do the following:· Require DOD to submit an annual report to Congress to ensure anti-hazing policies are implemented consistently.· Require DOD to improve existing training to help servicemembers better identify and respond to hazing at all command levels.· Mandate that DOD issue a department-wide guidance on a comprehensive and consistent data collection system that includes information on protected classes such as race and religion.· Evaluate the prevalence of hazing through department-wide surveys. 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Military Veterans May Be Susceptible to Targeted Scams

first_imgEVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 11 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Public Safety Military Veterans May Be Susceptible to Targeted Scams Published on Friday, October 23, 2020 | 12:03 pm Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe Thieves have their sights on military veterans by trying to dupe them on the day that pays tribute to them.Crooks try to take advantage of former servicemen and women on Veterans Day by touting special offers or dubious investment advice.They pose as a representative from the Veterans Administration and ask to update records. They also try to charge for military records that are available for free.TIPS:• Do not pay money upfront without doing your due diligence.• Never give out personal identifying information.• Never send cash, wire money, pay in gift cards or use other untraceable methods of payment unless you are familiar with the charitable organization.For a printable version of this fraud alert, click here.Follow @LADAOffice on Twitter and Instagram for up-to-date news and use #FraudFriday.About the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s OfficeLos Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey leads the largest local prosecutorial office in the nation. Her staff of nearly 1,000 attorneys, 300 investigators and 800 support staff members is dedicated to protecting our community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice and the safeguarding of crime victims’ rights. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy HerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyEase Up! Snake Massages Are Real And Do Wonders!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeauty Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News center_img Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Business News More Cool Stuff Community News Make a comment First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday last_img read more

LSU vs. Clemson final score: Joe Burrow and Co. cap storybook season with national championship

first_img• ‘You cannot ask for more’: CFP director Bill Hancock defends successful four-team Playoff• Meet Bella Martina, the girl who looks like Trevor Lawrence• How Joe Burrow’s Heisman speech raised thousands for Ohio charity Joe Burrow cemented his 2019 season with an all-time great campaign on Monday with his six-touchdown effort to lead LSU to a 42-25 College Football Playoff championship game victory.The Heisman winner completed 31 of 49 passes for 463 yards and rushed for 58 yards. Once he found his groove in the second quarter, Clemson had no answer for his arm. His fantastic finish netted him the college football single-season record for most passing touchdowns (60) and touchdowns responsible for (65). Ja’Marr Chase was Burrow’s favorite target, catching nine passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns. It could have been even more had Chase not dropped a would-be touchdown late in the third quarter. Justin Jefferson also surpassed 100 receiving yards, while tight end Thaddeus Moss secured a pair of touchdowns.MORE CFP CHAMPIONSHIP: LSU vs. Clemson odds | CFP history, winnersClemson began the game on the front foot, however: The Tigers’ blitz seemed to bother Burrow, but once he hit a couple of deep balls — most notably his first touchdown to Chase — Clemson struggled to keep up with LSU’s multi-pronged offensive attack.Trevor Lawrence, who entered Monday having never lost in college, had flashes of brilliance for coach Dabo Swinney’s team, but failed to match Burrow in the second half. Lawrence ended up with 234 passing yards, 49 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown. He also fumbled once.To reach the national championship game, LSU throttled Oklahoma 63-28 in the Peach Bowl. Clemson, meanwhile, beat Ohio State 29-23. Sporting News tracked live scoring updates and highlights from LSU vs. Clemson in the 2020 College Football Playoff championship game. Here’s how LSU won:MORE: SN’s way-too-early top 25 for 2020LSU vs. Clemson final score 1Q2Q3Q4QFLSU7217742Clemson7108025Highlights from LSU vs. Clemson in the 2020 college football championshipEnd of game: LSU 42, Clemson 2512:12 p.m.: Final: LSU 42, Clemson 25. Burrow takes a knee and ends his Heisman season as a champion.Final Coach O GEAUX TIGERS of the season pic.twitter.com/15SkrLrc90— gifdsports (@gifdsports) January 14, 2020Some stats for you pic.twitter.com/rNGDkRYLKF— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) January 14, 202012:07 p.m.: Clemson fumbles. LSU recovers. That’s ballgame.12:02 p.m.: LSU is in clock-chewing mode. It runs the timer under five minutes before finally being forced to punt.11:56 p.m.: Burrow has accounted for more than 500 total yards and six touchdowns tonight.11:49 p.m.: A controversial offensive pass interference wipes out a Clemson touchdown catch by Higgins. Clemson punts with 10:20 remaining in the game.”It’s time to fit me for that ring.” 💍#NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/n0b7L737pB— ESPN (@espn) January 14, 202011:38 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, LSU. Clemson might be cooked. Terrace Marshall makes a leaping catch for the score. The pro-LSU contingent on hand is delighted. 42-25, LSU.GO UP AND GET IT 🙌#NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/14oqz7Bu2G— ESPN (@espn) January 14, 202011:36 p.m.: Clemson punts. Right away, Burrow hits Moss for a first down past midfield.End of third quarter: LSU 35, Clemson 2511:27 p.m.: Kick is no good. LSU misses a 45-yard field goal attempt after Chase dropped a would-be touchdown. A break for Clemson with the third quarter winding down.11:23 p.m.: LSU is threatening to make this a blowout. Back in possession, Burrow makes a throw on the run that picks up 35 yards.11:10 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, LSU. Moss again. He baaaaarely broke the goal line before going out of bounds. Burrow gets his record with the score. 35-25, LSU.Another one.Thaddeus Moss scored TD No. 2 … and @randymoss was all about it 👏 pic.twitter.com/NTvQbYCSwK— ESPN (@espn) January 14, 2020Joe Burrow breaks the NCAA single-season record for TD passes (59).He entered the College Football Playoff 11 TDs away from breaking the record. pic.twitter.com/SdhDrRdow9— CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) January 14, 202011:08 p.m.: Key Clemson linebacker James Skalski has been ejected for targeting, and the penalty gives LSU first-and-goal.Clemson’s James Skalski was ejected for targeting on this play.Your thoughts? 👇pic.twitter.com/K25FGzTNE8— Sporting News (@sportingnews) January 14, 202010:59 p.m.: Clemson’s turn to punt. Pretty impressive that neither offense has had a giveaway yet considering the defensive talent on the field.10:53 p.m.: LSU’s offense has not found its groove yet in the third quarter. A three-and-out forces its defense back on the field.10:47 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Clemson. A power-running approach pays off for Dabo Swinney on that drive. Etienne finishes strong with a score on the ground. Two-point conversion is good. 28-25, LSU.Clemson’s not done yet! 🐅#NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/6dgbahN173— ESPN (@espn) January 14, 202010:40 p.m.: Burrow, who came up wincing after his last throw of the first half, is sacked on third down early in the third quarter. Clemson gets the ball.10:37 p.m.: The second half is (finally) underway.10:15 p.m.: LSU finished the half with 21 unanswered points. Burrow has 270 passing yards and three passing touchdowns, plus 55 rushing yards and a score on the ground. LSU will get the ball first in the second half, but even though coach Ed Orgeron’s team is hot, Clemson still has plenty of time to stage a comeback. Should be a fabulous final 30 minutes of football.Halftime: LSU 28, Clemson 1710:12 p.m.: Halftime.10:11 p.m.: Burrow’s touchdown tied him for the FBS record for most touchdown passes in a single season.10:09 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, LSU. Burrow throws to Thaddeus Moss (son of Randy Moss) in the end zone. 28-17, LSU.Joe Burrow = good#NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/PcGOwvYbF6— Sporting News (@sportingnews) January 14, 202010:08 p.m.: Burrow surprises Clemson by scrambling with 20 seconds left in the half. He runs 29 yards to set up first-and-goal.10:02 p.m.: Defensive pass interference on third-and-19 extends LSU’s drive.9:57 p.m.: Clemson does not convert. LSU will have a chance to take a double-digit advantage, though it needs to drive about 95 yards to do so.9:56 p.m.: With four minutes left in the half, Clemson faces third-and-12. Feels like a big play considering how good Burrow has been this quarter.9:49 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, LSU. Chase is absolutely torching Clemson’s secondary. He hauls in his second score of the night. He has 147 receiving yards in the half. 21-17, LSU.Another LSU drive, ANOTHER Ja’Marr Chase TD 🔥#NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/gKJYwwuopy— ESPN (@espn) January 14, 20209:46 p.m.: Four straight plays now.9:45 p.m.: After forcing a punt, LSU picks up first down on three straight plays.9:33 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, LSU. Burrow finds the end zone on a designed quarterback run. 17-14, LSU.WIPE. JOE. DOWN.Joe Burrow keeps it himself for six.(via @ESPN)pic.twitter.com/ZiIlRuAkxI— CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) January 14, 20209:26 p.m.: Burrow and Chase link up for another huge play. This one sets up first-and-goal. The offenses are red hot.Ja’Marr Chase SLAMS on the brakes and takes it to the red zone pic.twitter.com/Vikcyzrv67— CFB Gif’er (@CFBgifer) January 14, 20209:23 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Clemson. Higgins runs over a defender to finish a 36-yard receiver reverse play. 17-7, Clemson.GROWN MAN TD 😤 #NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/cqcRewbLbE— ESPN (@espn) January 14, 20209:22 p.m.: Etienne accelerates to the edge, then cuts upfield into LSU territory.9:18 p.m.: LSU’s drive stalls after Burrow’s sprint up the middle. It downs its punt inside the 5.9:15 p.m.: Burrow scrambles for 20 yards.9:14 p.m.: Lawrence has 137 passing yards so far, while Burrow is at 84. Each has seemed to grow more comfortable as the game has progressed.9:11 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, Clemson. B.T. Potter good from a career-long 52 yards out. 10-7, Clemson.End of first quarter: LSU 7, Clemson 79:01 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, LSU. Chase streaks down the sideline and keeps his balance to complete a 52-yard catch and run. 7-7.ON. THE. MONEY. 💰LSU strikes back with a perfect pass from Joe Burrow to Ja’Marr Chase! #NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/WdFOlYIrZY— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 14, 20208:54 p.m. Higgins goes deep and draws pass interference, but Clemson can’t get anything going after that. LSU regains possession with about four minutes left in the period.8:52 p.m.: Man, this Clemson defense looks good. LSU is about to punt for the third time in the first quarter.8:45 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Clemson. Lawrence takes it in himself on an option run. This is the first time LSU has trailed in a game since late-October. 7-0, Clemson.Trevor Lawrence keeps it himself!Clemson strikes first in the #NationalChampionship.pic.twitter.com/th9w081ciK— Sporting News (@sportingnews) January 14, 20208:42 p.m.: Lawrence has Clemson moving. A 9-yard run puts Clemson at the opposing 31.8:37 p.m.: And now the punt team for LSU is out again. We have a defensive battle so far.8:33 p.m.: Clemson goes three-and-out. That possession lasted fewer than three minutes of real time.8:30 p.m.: LSU goes backward on its first drive. It will punt from inside its own 5-yard line.8:27 p.m.: Burrow completes a crazy pass after breaking several tackles behind the line, but an illegal man downfield penalty wipes the big play away.It got called back, but this was an unreal first play from Joe Burrow 🤭 pic.twitter.com/jcBukmbilW— ESPN (@espn) January 14, 20208:24 p.m.: Clemson decides against a long field goal, electing to punt the ball deep.8:22 p.m.: Lawrence goes down under pressure on third-and-8.8:20 p.m.: Lawrence takes advantage of a free play with LSU drawn offside, finding Justyn Ross for 35 yards through the air.Lawrence ➡️ RossClemson making them pay early. pic.twitter.com/qWm5ha3ACD— ESPN College Football (@ESPNCFB) January 14, 20208:19 p.m.: Clemson gets the ball first. We’re underway.Pregame8:15 p.m.: First loss of the night goes to this cameraman.RIP the cameraman #LSUvsCLEM pic.twitter.com/IxZgcoWvEd— gifdsports (@gifdsports) January 14, 20208:05 p.m.: We’re inching close to kickoff. The quarterbacks are on the field getting warm.7:59 p.m.: Kyler Murray, recently Oklahoma’s College Football Playoff quarterback, laments never reaching the title game.Not winning a National Championship… that hurts the most. Always wanted to play in this game.— Kyler Murray (@K1) January 14, 20207:35 p.m.: The stage is set.Warming up pic.twitter.com/12hocUPEWS— Ralph D. 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Olyphant is Changing Locations, Adding Online Orders

first_imgFacebook1Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Olyphant Art SupplyOlyphant Art Supply–established in 2010–is downtown Olympia’s only source for fine art materials. Started with a shoestring budget, Olyphant began in a 650 sq. foot office space; soon after, it relocated to the historic Washington St. Arts Building where countless performances, classes, figure drawing, art openings and demonstrations were held in the back gallery space.With ideas of continuing an agenda of art education on hold, the current goal is to provide inspiration and convenience to artists and enthusiasts; to be a viable, fun and thriving business that reaches a further audience than before while giving another reason for people to visit downtown Olympia.New Location: 119 5th Ave. SE, Olympia  Located between the upcoming Olympia Toy Co. & 5th Ave. SandwichesFollowing a storewide clearance sale, Olyphant Art Supply and Framing will move locations, and thereafter be known as Olyphant Art and Media.Fundraising via Indiegogo.com will serve to help with the costs of moving, downtime and website development while introducing new Olyphant artwork with the sale of t-shirts printed by DNT STP Printing–an Olympia based silkscreen operation. Original, custom-framed psychedelic posters from the 1960’s and giclee prints of original artwork by local artist and part-owner Nick Baldridge will also be available.Olyphant Art & Media will specialize in paints, brushes, pens, markers, inks, journals and obscure art & culture magazines. Framing will no longer be available. In addition, Olyphant is currently developing a website that will afford Olympians the option to buy art supplies online while still shopping locally. Prices will be competitive; customers will have the option of in-store pick up, shipping or local delivery, and the inventory will offer merchandise not available in the brick & mortar store. Non- profits and educators will be able to create an account with special pricing. Website is estimated to be live by October 1st. The idea is to combine the convenience, prices and the expansive inventory of an e-commerce store with a brick & mortar establishment downtown–providing a variety of basic supplies as well as reference materials (i.e. magazines, books), artwork, stationery and locally printed t-shirts.Important Dates:Storewide Clearance Sale: Art supplies will be discounted 20% to 65%; framed art will be available at cost; prints will be sold for half price:   Saturday June 14 – Sunday June 29Soft Opening:  July 15 – July 31Grand Opening Sale as Olyphant Art and Media:  Friday August 15 – Sunday August 24Indiegogo.com Campaign:  June 14 – July 13* A ThurstonTalk article sharing Olyphant’s unique wares can be found here.last_img read more