Who are Jack Teixeira’s parents?

JACK Teixeira is a 21-year-old suspected of leaking top-secret military documents online.

He is a National Guardsman with the Massachusetts Air National Guard, and both parents also have strong military ties.

Teixeira is expected to be charged with removing or transmitting classified information, a crime under the National Espionage Act.


Teixeira is expected to be charged with removing or transmitting classified information, a crime under the National Espionage Act.Credit: Alamy

Who are Jack Teixeira’s parents?

Jack Teixeira’s stepfather, Thomas Dufault, retired from the military in 2019.

According to The Washington Post, he had a 34-year military career as a master sergeant in the same unit as his son, the 102nd Intelligence Wing.

Photos of the ceremony at the Cape Cod base have been posted online by the Department of Defense.

Teixeira’s mother, Dawn Dufault, has owned a flower shop since 2017.

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Before that, according to public records and her LinkedIn profile, she worked for nonprofit organizations that support veterans.

She works for the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund and Home for Our Troops, according to the list, and briefly for the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services.

Does Jack Teixeira have siblings?

There is no information that can confirm whether Jack Teixeira has siblings.

What happened to Jack Teixeira?

Jack Teixeira was arrested after an FBI raid on his family’s home in Dighton, Massachusetts.

Aerial footage of the arrest showed the 21-year-old National Guardsman in shorts walking backwards with his hands on his head.

He was arrested for alleged involvement in the online publication of highly sensitive documents containing information about the Ukraine war and China, among other things.

Despite his junior position as a journeyman for cyber transport systems, he had the highest access to top secret US information.

Teixeira is scheduled to appear in the District Court for the County of Massachusetts.


PaulLeBlanc is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. PaulLeBlanc joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: paulleblanc@dailynationtoday.com.

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