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Military Justice

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  • Midshipmen speak out against sexual assault

    Midshipmen speak out against sexual assault
    Midshipmen at the Naval Academy have filmed a video pledging to fight sexual assault at the academy and in the Navy and Marine Corps. "It's on us — USNA," a 90-second video, was posted Monday on YouTube. It features a succession of midshipmen, male...
  • Marine who vanished from Iraq in 2004 charged with desertion

    A Marine who disappeared from a military camp in Iraq a decade ago and eventually turned  up with family in Lebanon was charged Friday with desertion and other charges, a U.S. Marines official said. Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, an Arabic interpreter from...
  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...
  • Air Force drops requirement to use 'So help me God' in oaths

    There are no atheists in a foxhole, goes the old military saw, but there is a place for them in the Air Force, which has decided to make the words “So help me God,” optional in oaths. The action allows enlisted members and officers to delete...
  • Bowe Bergdahl retains Yale military law expert as his attorney

    Bowe Bergdahl retains Yale military law expert as his attorney
    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, freed after years of captivity in Afghanistan and returned to active duty this week, has retained an attorney — a military law expert from Yale. Eugene Fidell, who teaches military justice at Yale Law School, told the Los...
  • How a bishop moved Lincoln, and saved 265 Dakota Indians

    The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion. But nothing in the Constitution forbids a president from consulting with clerics, and meetings between presidents and religious figures...
  • James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files'

    If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand. Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his dad, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky...
  • Navy is investigating rape threat allegedly made by sailor

    Navy is investigating rape threat allegedly made by sailor
    The Navy is investigating allegations that a Washington-based sailor threatened to rape a California naval recruit in a comment posted on social media, military officials told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday. Cmdr. Jeannie Groeneveld, public affairs...
  • Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun, a 2-time deserter, turns himself in

    Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, who has been declared a deserter on two separate occasions a decade ago, has turned himself in to U.S. custody and will face charges, the Marines confirmed. The 34-year-old arrived in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday and is...
  • Army demotes Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair two ranks for sexual misconduct

    The Army has demoted Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair two levels in rank for sexual misconduct following his guilty pleas at a court-martial earlier this year, the Army secretary announced Friday. Secretary of the Army John McHugh said Sinclair, once a...
  • Prosecutors urge judge to reverse decision on 9/11 defendant

    Prosecutors in the military case against five accused Sept. 11 plotters urged a judge Monday to reverse his decision to allow a separate trial for one of the defendants, who has shown signs of severe mental problems after years of incarceration at CIA...