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Channel 2 NewsA Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier has been sentenced to six months in prison after being convicted in a court-martial of abusive sexual contact and three other offenses. In a Friday statement, U.S. Army Alaska spokesperson John Pennell says...
Tags: Prisons, Courts-Martial, Abusive Behavior, U.S. Army
ReutersWASHINGTON/MIAMI (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's pledge on Thursday to lift a ban on transfers of detainees to Yemen from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, addresses one of the core obstacles to clearing out the detention camp. Of the 86 detainees...
ReutersBy Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, May 22 (Reuters) - Accused Fort Hood shooting spree gunman Major Nidal Hasan asked a U.S. military judge on Wednesday for permission to fire his court-appointed lawyers and represent himself at his court martial, a Fort Hood...
Channel 2 NewsThe third recent court-martial involving an Anchorage-based service member began Wednesday on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for a soldier accused of several charges, including abusive sexual contact. Army Chief Warrant Officer Guillermo Castillo sat...
Channel 2 NewsThe Army has scheduled a Wednesday court-martial for a Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier accused of sexual abuse, Anchorage’s third military sex-crimes case to be publicly announced this month. A Monday statement from U.S. Army Alaska...
WASHINGTON — The Army suspended the commander of its main basic training camp Tuesday for alleged adultery, the latest in a string of military officers accused of sexual misconduct. Brig. Gen. Bryan T. Roberts, a 29-year Army veteran, was...
Florida's Department of Corrections got a stern rebuke from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last week when the court sent a lawsuit brought by a Jewish prisoner over the right to receive kosher meals back to a lower court. The appeals court...
Reuters* House panel proposes tougher penalties for attackers * Measures also aim to improve victim treatment and support * Proposals follow string of military sexual assault cases By David Alexander WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers frustrated...
PRESSURE COOKER-AIRPORT ARREST Saudi with pressure cooker in baggage seeks bond DETROIT (AP) — A federal defender has requested bond for a Saudi man arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents accused him of lying about why he...
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — Lt. Col. Michael Jones was the last psychiatrist to see Sgt. John Russell before the sergeant returned to the Iraq mental health clinic with an M-16 rifle, killing two doctors and three other fellow servicemen. In...
Benjamin Lipsitz, whose commitment to the spirit and letter of the law led him to defend a would-be assassin, a Nazi sympathizer and a craven murderer during a career that spanned more than a half-century, died May 10. He was 94. "He was so...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — An Army sergeant was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole for the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq. A military judge, Army Col. David Conn, had found...
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