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An investigative report released March 28 by Dewey Town Council confirms what was already known – there was little to no oversight by the town of revenue from donations or its participation in a federal military surplus program. “The town has no documented internal control, policies and procedures with ...
The Dewey Beach Police Department have been selling equipment from a military surplus program with little to no oversight since 2016. A Delaware beach town has obtained hundreds of items from a military surplus program and sold many of the items with little to no oversight over the financial ...

Laconia native Susan Fountain is currently working as a camera operator and associate field producer for HGTV's show “House Hunters Renovation,” and took time out from a shoot in Boston to come to Laconia and talk about her life and goals. (Courtesy photo). By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN.
Fifty years later, we remember Spiro Agnew, if at all, as a bumbling vice president who later pleaded no contest to tax evasion, resigned in disgrace and ended his career funneling military surplus to Saddam Hussein and Nicolae Ceausescu. But his rise during the spring of 1968 is instructive because ...
Owners of J & A Military Surplus located at 19499 Howard City Edmore Rd. are closing their shop after a decade to begin their next chapter while helping others start theirs: donating at least $50,000 in military-grade clothing and gear to the homeless, and largely to Kuiper to help make that happen.
Throughout the twentieth century, for example, the U.S. government operated or supported the Civilian Marksmanship Program, which sponsored shooting competitions at rifle ranges and offered participants steeply discounted semi-automatic military surplus rifles. That these were military rifles wasn't an ...

Stakes himself has amassed an impressive collection of military-surplus rocket motors and other Space Age components that he's repurposing for an assault on the land-speed record. Land-speed racing is a sport that marries exacting engineering to preposterous risk, so it attracts a curious breed of highly ...
The Superior Police Chief told Eyewitness News in a statement that the MRAP did fill a gap at the time because they didn't have a transport and operations vehicle that provided that type of protection, and they were able to get it through the military surplus program, so it was a viable option. In the statement ...
ELIZABETH, Colo. (CBS4) – A CBS4 Investigation has learned that the Elbert County Sheriff's office is missing a military M16 assault rifle and multiple agencies are involved in trying to figure out what happened to the military surplus firearm. Elbert County Sheriff Shayne Heap confirmed to CBS4 that the ...
NORFOLK, Va. – A car has crashed into the M&G Army Navy Surplus store for the second time in less than six months. According to the store's owner, a yellow Corvette hit the building Tuesday around 12:45 p.m.. The owner says a Norfolk Police officer was shopping in the store at the time. After hearing the ...
Inside the cooler, deputies found various amounts of currency believed to have been taken from American Bank as well as military surplus items and pepper spray, court documents stated. In a search of Lindeman's residence, deputies found about 18 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
Van Buren County Sheriff's Office said the stunt took place last Friday, March 9, when three teens decided to shoot at each other while wearing an old worn out bulletproof vest. The vest was purchased at a military surplus store in Kalamazoo. Authorities said a lot of luck and a couple inches is what kept two ...
He shot the president with an Italian military surplus rifle purchased from a NRA mail-order advertisement. NRA Executive Vice President Franklin Orth agreed at a congressional hearing that mail-order sales should be banned stating, “We do think that any sane American, who calls himself an American, ...
The federal Law Enforcement Support Office's 1033 program, which provides military surplus items to law enforcement agencies, is well-intended but flawed: law enforcement agencies can make big money selling the surplus equipment and no oversight is required. LESO gained national notoriety in 2014 ...
The Trump administration is giving back local police the ability to obtain surplus military equipment, such as tanks. Buzz60. Audit committee chairman resigns, then returns after draft report leaked. 636558629074067756-20180305-MR-DeweyBeach-3.jpg Buy Photo. The Dewey Beach Police Department ...
Starting in November, GateHouse Media Delaware began to look for records showing exactly what military surplus was transferred to Dewey Beach, and to a subset of the state's 32 participating departments. We determined that the program was administered by the state through a master agreement with ...
CLEARFIELD – When Robert and Emily Grimminger opened a small military surplus store in Clearfield in 1948, they had no way of knowing their family business would be one of the main staples of Clearfield. Although Robert Grimminger Sr. passed away Feb. 6, 2015, his son has kept Bob's Army & Navy ...

The Defense Department's 1033 program has allowed law enforcement to muddy the water on the distinction between police force and military force. Given the right reasoning (most commonly cited: Wars on Terror/Drugs), police departments are allowed to pick up surplus military gear, often for free ...
... Charleston County Sheriff's Office unveiled the department's new $3.4 million helicopter on Tuesday. The 2012 Bell 407 GX is the newest addition to the sheriff's office air support unit and will replace its Bell helicopter which was produced in the 1970s and was acquired through a military surplus program.
The federal Law Enforcement Support Office's 1033 program, which provides military surplus items to law enforcement agencies, is well-intended but flawed: law enforcement agencies can make big money selling the surplus equipment and no oversight is required. LESO gained national notoriety in 2014 ...
The federal Law Enforcement Support Office's 1033 program, which provides military surplus items to law enforcement agencies, is well-intended but flawed: law enforcement agencies can make big money selling the surplus equipment and no oversight is required. LESO gained national notoriety in 2014 ...
DUXBURY, Mass. (WHDH) — Members of the Duxbury Fire Department waded through floodwaters Thursday to help bring students to school. First responders used a high-water rescue truck to reach a family whose children were unable to get to school because of the flooding from Wednesday's storm.
The second report, prepared by the Salisbury-based TGM Group, was spurred by revelations in the first report that the police department was using revenue generated from the sale federal military surplus program as a slush fund. The TGM report is scheduled to make two appearances this weekend.
Instead of buying commercial motors, they save money by using military surplus motors. From this site, rockets can launch and fly over the sparsely populated tundra hundreds of miles north of the range with special permission from federal, state and tribal landowners. Poker Flats is just off the Old Steese ...
It usually had military surplus rifles for sale. These were stuffed into a plastic barrel, muzzle first. My brother bought an M1 rifle there. All that was needed then was the right amount of money and the rifle was yours. No background check; no federal form to fill out; no fingerprinting; no waiting period; just bring ...
The CMP Store allows even more buying opportunities at the Matches with our line of military surplus rifles. The Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center is also open throughout the National Matches offering a full line up of Air Gun events and Open Practice. The Competition Center is air conditioned, ...
"Particularly over the last 10 years, it became difficult to source true military surplus," co-owner Dan Epstein said. "Between the military getting more efficient at producing and old surplus running out, we weren't able to get what customers wanted." The company's online store, Rugged Outdoors, will also ...
This year, funds raised during Saturday's event will go towards purchasing a military surplus 5-ton, 6x6 truck to replace the department's 32-year-old brush truck. The fire department plans to convert the truck themselves. They plan to add features to the truck including a water tank, pump and plumbing, ...
WATCH: The owner of SEBARMS military surplus and hunting gear store in Edmonton is cleaning up after about $40,000 in merchandise was stolen this weekend. Kim Smith reports live with the details. X. - A A +. Listen. Some clothing and about $45,000 worth of deactivated military machine guns were ...
The Captain America impersonator, who on Sunday wore a blue peacoat and a painted military surplus helmet he bought at Army & Navy, said his engineering and aerodynamics were too effective. He couldn't keep control of his craft. He feigned lament at the half dozen or so friends and supporters who ...
And soon after, the Internet would corner the market on military surplus with website like eBay. For any military item that Kushner may have, there could be 10,000 for sale online. The niche that army surplus stores once thrived on was disappearing. The once-jammed basement of the store is now dusty and ...
And soon after, the Internet would corner the market on military surplus with website like eBay. For any military item that Kushner may have, there could be 10,000 for sale online. The niche that army surplus stores once thrived on was disappearing. The once-jammed basement of the store is now dusty and ...
“During the Great Depression, Armen's grandfather would purchase military surplus instruments, completely overhaul them, then sell them to schools and musicians as far away as the Philippines, through one of the first mail-order campaigns in the industry,” he said. After World War II, the business began ...
Fire officials say the vehicle was military surplus, so it cost the town nothing #WCVB pic.twitter.com/PZKBMEVj4i. — Matt Reed (@MattReedNews) March 1, 2018. Scituate's police chief and town administrator said they are expecting this storm to cause more damage than January's powerful bombogenesis. In that storm, the ...
There is a need for smaller fire apparatus that can get into areas not accessible by 6-by-6 military surplus engines. A Polaris side-by-side UTV holding 75 gallons was very useful for mop up, especially in wet areas. They hope to obtain at least one more. On days with a Red Flag Warning, they will now ...
maharishi has released its latest lookbook for its newest drop, entitled the “Maha Meditation” capsule collection. The brand's longstanding interest in military garments continues here, with this range focusing on up cycled military surplus garments alongside organic cotton, combining baseball influences ...
After Archer read the critical email, he asked Bronaugh about possibly instead acquiring a military surplus vehicle at a lower price. Bronaugh said the sheriff's office had explored that option but none of the military surplus vehicles available were capable of meeting its needs on a long-term basis.
After Archer read aloud the email he received that spoke critically of the proposed purchase, he asked Bronaugh about possibly instead acquiring a military surplus vehicle at a lower price. Bronaugh said the sheriff's office had explored that option but none of the military surplus vehicles available were capable of meeting its ...
... week, a local store jumped into action to help a Florida family desperate to find dress blues to bury their fallen Marine in. A customer reached out to Gearhound Surplus, a military surplus and used uniform store, on Thursday saying the family of a Marine he'd served with needed dress blues to bury him in.
Liquidity Services lands deal to sell German military surplus. By: Daily Record Staff February 14, 2018. Liquidity Services Inc., a company that helps government agencies and companies sell surplus assets, has a contract to sell equipment used by the German military. Complete access to news articles on this website is ...
YCSO has been using the military surplus program for 25 years, and these new trucks will be in service for decades. Right now YCSO has three military vehicles, but Sgt. Briscoe says ideally they would have five. Deputies also got training from the Yakima Training Center on how to drive them, and YCSO ...
As we continue our cross-country journey in search of the best army navy shops with Alpha Industries at the helm, we return to our east coast home in New York City to uncover a gem of a shop that's been family-owned for several generations. Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Kaufman's is New ...
Presidential adviser Yuriy Biriukov suggested the vehicles were more likely to have been military surplus bought by civilians. The seizure of the military vehicles and equipment has sparked a scandal in Ukrainian defense circles and shone a light on a murky online marketplace where equipment made for ...
The city is no longer signed up to receive information on military surplus items. All requested military surplus items have been returned. Committee reports. Parks and Recreation will host two “Meet and Mingle” sessions at City Hall with candidates prior to the upcoming primary election May 15. The first is ...
Family-owned Kaufman's Army Navy Store in midtown Manhattan has been in operation for generations and has some pretty sweet stuff hidden on their racks. Sure, the guys that do these videos, Highsnobiety, are oriented towards streetwear and sneaker life, but they do appreciate cool milsurp so they ...
We operated newly advanced airframes with military surplus Radial engines of the 1940s. For me, that collaboration still exists, only I'm that 1940s type engine in 2017 technology! “Now things are so advanced, it's difficult to keep up. I'm constantly amazed. Drones are used daily now throughout agriculture ...
In 2002 there were 44 large air tankers on EU contracts, but after the wings fell off two aged military surplus air tankers in mid-air that year killing five aviators, many of the older aircraft were eliminated for safety reasons. Little was done to restore the fleet during the following 11 years and by 2013 there were ...
Lt. Dave Foster, of Covina Police Dept., shows on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 some of the military surplus Foster helped acquire from the Department of Defense. According to Foster and the Chief of Police John Curley most of the equipment is for disaster response. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena ...
Throughout this process, BHC has returned to our roots of when Matty converted U.S. military surplus vessel. We have become an industry leader in recognizing the economic value and potential of available equipment and repowering and refurbishing these vessels in-house to bring them back to life.
An example of the Lenco BearCat from the Lenco website. The Bloomington Police Department this spring will receive a Lenco BearCat. BearCat stands for “ballistic engineered armored response counter attack truck.” It is not a military surplus vehicle, but is being purchased new for $225,000. Courtesy ...


 

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