2013 – Navy Yard Shooting in Washington, D.C.

September 16, 2017 all-day

On September 16, 2013, Aaron Alexis, a Navy contractor employee with a Secret security clearance, shot and killed 12 U.S. Navy civilian and contractor employees and wounded several others before being shot and killed by law enforcement officers at the Washington Navy Yard in Southeast Washington D.C.
In the wake of this tragedy, the Secretary of Defense initiated concurrent Internal and Independent reviews “to identify and recommend actions to address any gaps or deficiencies in DoD programs, policies, and procedures regarding security at DoD installations and the granting and renewing of security clearances for DoD and contractor personnel.”
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