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Marine officer receives reprimand for Afghanistan criticism

Oct. 15, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A military judge issued a reprimand for a Marine lieutenant colonel and ordered him to forfeit $5,000 in pay Friday for his criticism of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, his attorney said. The decision from Col. Glen Hines followed the...

Marine who criticized Afghanistan withdrawal pleads guilty

Oct. 14, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A former Marine battalion commander pleaded guilty Thursday to charges including conduct unbecoming an officer after he complained about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in online videos that made him well-known in conservative political circles. ...

Criticism of Afghanistan withdrawal leads to court-martial

Oct. 13, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A former Marine battalion commander relieved of his duties after he made comments critical of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan will plead guilty in a special court-martial, his attorney said Wednesday. Tim Parlatore, an attorney...

Former pilot gets life sentence in killing of 3 neighbors

Sep. 03, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A former Army major accused of killing three neighbors to eliminate a witness in a court-martial has been sentenced to life in prison, Kentucky’s attorney general said. Christian Richard Martin will not be eligible for parole, according to a...

Ex-soldier convicted of teen's '82 murder can't get DNA test

Aug. 10, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling Tuesday urged Congress to correct a disparity that doesn't allow members of the U.S. military convicted by a court-martial the same avenues as civilian prisoners to seek DNA testing that could exonerate them. The 9th U.S....

Ex-soldier convicted of teen's '82 murder can't get DNA test

Aug. 10, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling Tuesday urged Congress to correct a disparity that doesn't allow members of the U.S. military convicted by a court-martial the same avenues as civilian prisoners to seek DNA testing that could exonerate them. The 9th U.S....

Report: UK military failing to protect women from abuse

Jul. 25, 2021 07:32 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Around two-thirds of female veterans in the British armed forces have experienced bullying, harassment or discrimination in their careers, a parliamentary report said Sunday. The report also said that women who reported serious sexual offences are...