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9215 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-03-04 11:24 AM
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Aryan Nations link to Blackwater Security?
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Edited on Sat Apr-03-04 11:28 AM by 9215
One of those killed in Fallujah was Michael Teague. There is also a Michael Teague who was head of security for the White Supremacist group Aryan Nations.

Are these the same people?

If so what are the other links between these organizations?


Thursday, August 31, 2000


Much of yesterday's testimony was by former Aryan Nations security chief Michael Teague, also a defendant in the case. Butler, Yeager and former security guard Edward Jesse Warfield are the other defendants.

Teague painted a picture of Aryan Nations security guards as ex-convicts, some with drug problems, who often acted impulsively... But under examination from Dees, Teague read from internal documents that suggested otherwise.

"Aryan Nations is a disciplined, coordinated monolithic hierarchy with all authority emanating from leader-Pastor Richard Butler," Teague read from a handbook approved by Butler.

Teague testified that he'd had a conflict with Warfield because he thought Warfield used drugs and lacked the intelligence to be a security guard. But he also admitted that he'd appointed Warfield to a security job.

After court ended, Teague walked out of the courtroom and was surrounded by an honor guard of flag-carrying Aryans supporters. They sang a song as they escorted him to his vehicle.

Here is the info on the slain workers:

......By Thursday night, three families had come forward to publicly acknowledge the loss of their sons. The three men have been identified as Jerry Zovko of Ohio, Michael Teague of Tennessee, and Scott Helvenston of Florida. Zovko and Teague were with the Armys airborne special forces before joining Blackwater. ......
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