Active shooter incident at Santa Fe High School in Texas: School district

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(SANTA FE, Tx.) — An active shooter incident took place this morning at Santa Fe High School near Galveston, Texas, according to the school district.Witnesses said a shooting took place in an art class, ABC station KTRK in Houston reported.School officials said a lockdown had been initiated.One student told KTRK she was in first period when the fire alarms went off. Students were told to evacuate and staff members instructed them to run across the street and hide.Police cars were seen swarming the scene and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents were responding.Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said sheriff’s county deputies are headed to the scene to help.Additional details were not immediately available.This story is developing. Please check back for more updates.last_img read more

USS TR Promotes CPOs

first_img View post tag: promotes View post tag: USS TR View post tag: CPOs Back to overview,Home naval-today USS TR Promotes CPOs View post tag: Naval The U.S. Navy chief petty officer rank dates back to 1893 when the Navy first created the chief petty officer pay-grade, marks a turning-point in an enlisted Sailor’s career. Each freshly pinned chief will take on a role of greater authority and responsibility.During CPO 365 Phase Two, a year-long training program that prepares first class petty officers to become chiefs, senior leaders challenged the new chiefs to improve as leaders and mentors.Following the ceremony, fellow CPOs and Sailors congratulated each newly pinned chief. These Sailors’ transition into the Chiefs’ Mess is complete.[mappress]Press Release, September 17, 2014; Image: US Navy View post tag: americas View post tag: Navy Share this article View post tag: News by topic Authorities September 17, 2014 View post tag: Theodore Roosevelt Twenty Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) donned the khaki uniform for the first time as chief petty officers (CPO) during a chief pinning ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, Sept. 16. USS TR Promotes CPOslast_img read more