A prosecutor in Georgia has added to the federal government’s contention that veterans pose a domestic terror threat as outlined in a 2009 Department of Homeland Security document leaked to the media.
According to the Associated Press, four Army soldiers killed a fellow soldier and his girlfriend to hide the activities of an “anarchist militia group they formed that stockpiled assault weapons and plotted a range of anti-government attacks.”
The government says the group went by the name F.E.A.R., short for Forever Enduring Always Ready.
“The prosecutor said the militia group had big plans,” the AP reports. “It plotted to take over Fort Stewart by seizing its ammunition control point and talked of bombing the Forsyth Park fountain in nearby Savannah, she said. In Washington state, she added, the group plotted to bomb a dam and poison the state’s apple crop. Ultimately, prosecutors said, the militia’s goal was to overthrow the government and assassinate the president.” Read more....