Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis Cited 8 Times for Misconduct During Navy Stint

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Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis Cited 8 Times for Misconduct During Navy Stint

Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis was cited eight times during his Navy career for misconduct, insubordination, disorderly conduct and multiple excessive absences from work, the Washington Post reports.

Alexis was also given an administrative sanction by the Navy after he was arrested by DeKalb County, Ga., police in 2008, and held for two nights in jail.

Aaron Alexis, who lived in Fort Worth, Tx., was hired by a private company to do a project at the Navy Yard and had security clearance and a valid military ID card,  which is known as a common access card, the Washington Post reports.

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 Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis Cited 8 Times for Misconduct During Navy Stint
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.