| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:24 PM
In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne.
He had held the job for only three weeks, however,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:20 PM
MIAMI The military judge in the Sept. 11 trial ordered the U.S. government Wednesday to turn over all correspondence from the International Committee of the Red Cross about the treatment of the alleged 9/11 conspirators in Guantanamo detention, a blow...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Over the past two weeks, military lawyers in a Naval Academy sexual assault case have questioned witnesses, battled over testimony and debated medical records. The woman who accused three midshipmen of sexually assaulting her spent about 30 hours on a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners
George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Butch Bracknell has hit the nail on the head ("In defense of military justice," Oct. 2). I am a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. While on board ship, I had the collateral duty of legal officer and have been a member of the Maryland bar since 1969....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Last month's hearings to determine whether three Naval Academy students should face charges in a sexual assault case generated significant controversy, both because of the manner in which the victim of the alleged assault was questioned and because of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The superintendent of the Naval Academy has referred two former members of the Navy football team to a court-martial on charges that they sexually assaulted a fellow midshipman while she was incapacitated at a party in Annapolis, the academy said...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Two midshipmen will face court-martial while a third will not in the case of three football players who were accused of raping a fellow student at the U.S. Naval Academy, it was announced on Thursday.
The decision in the abuse case comes as Congress has...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A federal judge denied on Monday a request to strip the U.S. Naval Academy superintendent of his authority to decide whether to prosecute a sexual assault case involving three former Navy football players.
"For me to stick my nose in the Navy's...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:12 PM
WASHINGTON — The Al Qaeda terrorist suspect known as Abu Anas al Liby has the right to remain silent under U.S. law, but none of his American interrogators have told him that yet, U.S. officials say.
The 49-year-old Libyan was grabbed by U.S....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:35 AM
CAIRO -- A military court has given a well-known Egyptian journalist working in the Sinai peninsula a six-month suspended jail sentence, state media reported Saturday, in a case that had drawn protests from media groups and rights activists.