US Army Golden Knights parachuted into Nationals Park for a pre-game display after authorities recognised an aircraft
That they believed presented a "possible threat"—but the jet was really carrying soldiers of the U.S. Army.
Due to the increased attention on building security in Washington after the January 6th, 2021 assault on the building by supporters of then-President Donald Trump
The episode suggests a shocking breakdown in coordination between the military, FAA, and Capitol Police.
The Washington Nationals baseball team's stadium is less than a mile from the United States Capitol.