Army officer alleges reprisal for his account of Capitol riot response

Yes, Colonel Skillman has alleged that he was wrongfully transferred from his post as commander of the DC National Guard after he presented an article to The Washington Post detailing his account of the response to the attack on the Capitol building in Washington D.C. on January 6th, 2021.

The Washington Post reported that the US Army was reviewing Colonel Skillman’s claims of retaliation. The article said that the US Army had initiated a formal investigation into the matter. The US Attorney General was reportedly monitoring the investigation to ensure Colonal Skillman received due process.