Convicted National Guardsman Rioter Still With Unit reports:

A Wisconsin National Guardsman who pleaded guilty to charges related to his role in the assault on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, is being removed from the military, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. However, he has been allowed to continue his military training for a year after he was first charged, and is still receiving a paycheck from the state.

Pfc. Abram Markofski serves as an infantryman in Delta Company, 1st Battalion – based in River Falls, Wisconsin. He was first charged in April 2021, and pleaded guilty to one of four charges as part of an agreement with prosecutors. In December, he was sentenced to two years’ probation and a $1,500 fine. It is unclear why seven months after his guilty plea, the Wisconsin Guard has allowed Markofski to continue his service.

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