| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:09 AM
An appeals court on Wednesday struck down the terrorism conviction of Australian David Hicks, reversing one of the few successful prosecutions of a prisoner before a U.S. military court at the Navy base at Guantanamo Bay.
The U.S. Court of Military...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:48 PM
A military judge allowed the Sept. 11 war crimes case to proceed Wednesday over objections from defense lawyers alarmed at the discovery a courtroom interpreter previously worked at a CIA "black site" where detainees were subjected to brutal...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:24 PM
Advocates for military women are suing the Department of Defense for information about how the Naval Academy and the other military service academies recruit female students — part of a campaign, they say, to expose ongoing gender bias at the...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:00 AM
President Obama has recharged his campaign for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center with a strategy legal experts say holds out new hope of achieving that signature objective of his presidency.
After years of being thwarted by Congress from...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The recent arrests of two Army recruiters in Osceola County charged with having sex with a 17-year-old girl highlight a nationwide pattern of sexual misconduct by military recruiters.
The recruiters, Christopher Doner, 30, and John Back, 33, started...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:39 PM
Former Marine sniper Robert Richards, a central figure in a 2012 video scandal involving Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan insurgents, has been found dead at his home in North Carolina.
Richards, 28, died in Jacksonville, outside Camp Lejeune,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A police officer in a small McHenry County town has been indicted on felony charges of lying about his military service in applications to several police departments.
Vicenzo Lamontagna, 30, who is an officer in Johnsburg, allegedly lied on job...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The Army has referred its findings on the disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to a senior official who will determine whether Bergdahl will face criminal charges, it was announced Monday.
The case is being sent to a general courts-martial convening...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:23 AM
As defense attorneys for five alleged Sept. 11 plotters began sharing the Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture with their clients in Guantanamo Bay, a U.S. military prosecutor predicted the findings will make the trial more transparent....
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:56 PM
The first- and second-in-command of a Norfolk-based dock landing ship were relieved of their duties Tuesday after causing more than $2.5 million in damages to their vessel, the Navy said.
Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and executive officer Cmdr. John Fleming...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The Pakistani military said on Thursday its Chief of Army Staff had signed death warrants for six "hard core terrorists" following a deadly Taliban attack on a school that killed 132 children earlier this week.
It was unclear if the men had been accused...