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3 years 2 weeks ago

Investigator recommends trial in Afghan suicide

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - A military investigator is recommending a court-martial for an eighth soldier suspected of involvement in the suicide of a soldier in Afghanistan. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 35-year-old Staff Sgt. Blaine Dugas of Port Arthur, Texas, is the last of eight Fort Wainwright soldiers recommended for...

3 years 9 months ago

Soldier may plead guilty in court martial

A court martial starts tomorrow at Fort Carson for a soldier accused of killing a Taliban prisoner he was guarding. Private 1st Class David Lawrence is charged with one count of murder. The death happened last year in Afghanistan. His attorney says Lawrence suffers from schizophrenia and PTSD and...

4 years 3 months ago

Military doctor from Greeley convicted

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - A military jury has convicted an Army doctor who disobeyed orders to deploy to Afghanistan because he questions President Barack Obama's eligibility for office. The jury on Wednesday found Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin of Greeley, guilty of missing a flight that would have gotten...

4 years 3 months ago

The Army's duty to soldiers

Army Private First Class David Lawrence is in a Colorado mental health facility, waiting to see if he'll face a court martial for the shooting death of a Taliban commander. Lawrence was on guard duty in Afghanistan when the man was killed. Lawrence's Article 32 hearing (the military equivalent of...

4 years 11 months ago

Court martial underway for Fort Carson soldier

A Fort Carson soldier faces a court martial for an allegedly sexually assaulting the wife of a man he had met while deployed in Iraq in 2008. Twenty-eight-year-old Spc. Philip C. Vermeiren's court martial continues Wednesday. Defense attorneys say Vermeiren and the woman had a brief consensual sexual encounter Oct....

5 years 1 day ago

US Air Force major faces court martial

A U.S. Air Force major faces a court martial on allegations she kept a dose of a powerful narcotic painkiller for herself and tried to cover it up. Maj. Torre A. Donaldson, a nursing supervisor at the Air Force Academy's cadet clinic, faces court martial on June 1. According to...

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