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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 12/10/2003 1:52:49 PM EDT
Is the Army going to follow through with his court marshall?

He's the one accused of illegal interrogation tactics against an Iraqi policeman.
Link Posted: 12/10/2003 1:58:57 PM EDT
I saw a report on this last night. The Army offered a discharge from the Army and loss of his pension, or face a court martial. He said, "see you in court". The Army reconsidered its position. Now its apparently going to be a dealt with through an administrative action. Possibly a letter in his file, or a small fine.
Link Posted: 12/10/2003 1:59:07 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/10/2003 2:01:27 PM EDT
small fine would be great, like 5 bucks
Link Posted: 12/10/2003 2:02:49 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/10/2003 2:03:09 PM EDT by RustyTX]
Article 15 punishment... no court martial [url]http://www.washtimes.com/national/20031210-120854-8492r.htm[/url]
Link Posted: 12/10/2003 2:05:42 PM EDT
That still is the kiss of death for his career. At least he will get a LTC pension. The news said it was likely he would have made general if he had stayed in, but with the article 15 it is over.
Link Posted: 12/10/2003 2:06:54 PM EDT
Why do I get the feeling that the decision not to prosecute is also a big smackdown on whoever brought the charges in the first place? Maybe even a veiled request to drop the Article 15 as well? If the complaining officer wants to continue his career that is...
Link Posted: 12/10/2003 2:24:33 PM EDT
it should be dropped, he made the guy scared, in a war, so whats the big deal, i bet the enemy does not treat us that nicely
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