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6 years now! Its about time they let Robert Levinson go Free!

April 28, 2013 in Counterterrorism, FBI Seeking Information, General News, Organized Crime, US Government, Veterans by News

All right people listen up This is Rich Owner of In The News! Time for you dudes to let Bob go! I mean really its not doing you guys 1 iota of good keeping Bob locked up any longer! Reality check here! So Make it real!!!  I don’t know Bob and I don’t now what I can do to help him, but helping him is what I am going to do! All you need to do is contact me and let me know whats up! I am putting this request on a lot of websites that I own! Plus anyone
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Hostage Rescue Team: Held to a Higher Standard

March 14, 2013 in Counterterrorism, FBI News by News

HRT operators participate in an urban assault training exercise.  The Hostage Rescue TeamPart 5: Held to a Higher Standard 03/08/13 Jaime Atherton was a 30-year-old former Marine and Vietnam veteran when he became an FBI agent in 1976. He joined the SWAT team in our San Francisco office, and later, after a transfer to the FBI Laboratory’s explosives unit in Quantico, Virginia, he heard about a brand new team that was forming—the Hostage Rescue Team. The 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles were approaching, and the federal government realized it needed a non-military
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Hostage Rescue Team: An Exercise in Terror

March 14, 2013 in Counterterrorism, FBI News by News

HRT operators using night-vision gear approach a suspect’s home during a night-training exercise.  The Hostage Rescue TeamPart 4: An Exercise in Terror 3/4/2013 The subject was overheard by a co-worker discussing five explosive devices he had secretly placed around the nation’s capital. Intelligence suggested that the subject’s laptop—which never left his side—was a triggering device that could be activated in a matter of seconds. The Hostage Rescue Team’s mission: capture the subject and secure his computer before he detonated the bombs. The operation order was received at the HRT headquarters in Quantico, Virginia,
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The Hostage Rescue Team: 30 Years of Service

February 8, 2013 in Counterterrorism, FBI News by News

HRT members debrief after a training exercise at their headquarters in Quantico, Virginia.  The Hostage Rescue TeamPart 1: 30 Years of Service to the Nation 02/01/13 Last month marked the 30th anniversary of the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team (HRT)—federal law enforcement’s only full-time counterterrorism unit—a highly trained group of special agents often called upon during the toughest times. When needed, the team is prepared to deploy within four hours of notification to anywhere in the U.S. in response to terrorist incidents, hostage situations, and major criminal threats. Although the HRT has been tasked to
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Inside the Denver JTTF, Part 3

October 2, 2012 in Counterterrorism, FBI News by News

FBI agents train with local responders during a WMD exercise in May.  Inside the Denver JTTFPart 3: WMD Coordinator Focuses on Preparedness, Partnerships 07/31/12 A chlorine truck explodes on a major highway and a potentially deadly spill occurs. Was it an accident or an intentional act? Livestock become ill from an unidentified organism. Is it a public health issue or an act of domestic terrorism? An official receives a white powder letter. Is it a hoax or a serious threat? Providing answers to such questions is the job of our weapons of mass destruction (WMD)
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