Latest Courts-martial News

Trump intervenes in military justice cases, grants pardons

Nov. 15, 2019 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. Army commando set to stand trial next year in the killing of a suspected Afghan bomb-maker and a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder for ordering his men to fire upon three Afghans, killing two, the White House announced late...

Soldier charged in fatal West Point crash quiet at hearing

Oct. 23, 2019 10:56 AM EDT

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — An Army soldier charged in a vehicle rollover that killed a West Point cadet kept quiet Wednesday during a preliminary hearing to help determine whether she will face trial by a court-martial. Staff Sgt. Ladonies Strong declined to make a statement in her defense during a short...

Trial ordered for SEAL and Marine charged in soldier's death

Sep. 20, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The case against a U.S. Navy SEAL and a Marine who are charged in the hazing-related death of a Green Beret will go to trial. The U.S. Navy said in a statement Friday that an admiral referred the charges against SEAL Tony DeDolph and Marine Mario Madera-Rodriguez to a court-martial...