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Military Justice

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  • Ft. Hood victims in 2009 attack awarded Purple Hearts

    Ft. Hood victims in 2009 attack awarded Purple Hearts
    After years of lobbying, victims of the 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood were awarded Purple Hearts during a somber ceremony at the central Texas military post Friday morning. For some who returned for the first time since the attack, just making it to...
  • Guantanamo judge orders MRI of USS Cole defendant's brain, abates trial

    MIAMI A military judge has ordered the Pentagon to conduct a brain scan on a Saudi captive accused of orchestrating al-Qaida's USS Cole bombing something currently impossible because a $1.65 million mobile MRI machine meant for the war-on-terror...
  • Injured soldier pays tribute to families of victims who died in Fort Hood shooting

    DALLAS Patrick Zeigler used to lie awake imagining how he might have escaped being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Maybe he would have bumped into an old buddy, or gotten stuck in traffic, or run an errand. Anything that would have changed the...
  • Memories of Ft. Hood rampage: 'He died at my knees'

    Memories of Ft. Hood rampage: 'He died at my knees'
    Almost six years after a shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, left 13 people dead and more than 30 others injured, clinical psychologist and retired Army Col. Kathy Platoni, who was there that day, is still advocating for victims and their families to...
  • Hearing set for July 8 in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's case

    Hearing set for July 8 in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's case
    Officials have scheduled the initial hearing for the Army sergeant who left his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Army officials announced...
  • 27 years later, father faces daughter's murderer

    27 years later, father faces daughter's murderer
    Edward Bowman has waited 27 years to face the man who killed his daughter. He'll get that chance on Thursday. Bowman, 71, persuaded a neighbor in his Winter Garden trailer park this week to check in on his nub-tailed calico cat after he accepted the...
  • Throw the book: Their Take

    Throw the book: Their Take
    Throw the book The court-martial charges announced last week against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl cast some new light on the soldier's conduct, as well as the administration's decision to give up five Guantanamo detainees to secure his release. In neither...
  • How the White House bungled the Bowe Bergdahl case

    How the White House bungled the Bowe Bergdahl case
    Following an extended investigation, the U.S. Army last week announced serious charges against Sgt. Robert “Bowe” Bergdahl, the soldier who was captured by the Taliban in 2009 while serving in Afghanistan, then released last May through a...
  • Coming to grips with the chaos we created in the Middle East

    Sometimes it is the aggregate of the news, more than a particular story, that ushers in a shock, a realization that things are perhaps worse than they seem. The headlines in the fourth week of March reminded us we are a nation still at war. It's easy...
  • Deserter or not, Bowe Bergdahl deserved to be rescued

    Deserter or not, Bowe Bergdahl deserved to be rescued
    When President Obama agreed last year to trade five prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held captive for five years in Afghanistan by the Taliban and its allies, some critics of the deal said Bergdahl wasn't worth it because...
  • Bergdahl charged despite torture, attempts to escape Taliban

    Bergdahl charged despite torture, attempts to escape Taliban
    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured repeatedly in the five years he was held captive by the Taliban: beaten with a copper cable, chained, held in a cage and threatened with execution after trying to escape. Bergdahl described his captivity in a...