| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:00 PM
A Marine sniper shown urinating on Taliban corpses in a video circulated on the Internet has been reduced in rank after pleading guilty to dereliction of duty and other charges.
Sgt. Robert W. Richards was reduced to corporal for his role in the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:51 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- An Army major facing the death penalty told a military court here Tuesday that he was the shooter in a 2009 rampage that killed 13 soldiers and that he acted after switching sides from U.S. goals.
In an opening statement that lasted...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:16 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- At a brief, final pretrial hearing for accused Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a military judge questioned jurors Monday about their exposure to media coverage of the case and any potential scheduling conflicts before the start...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Marine Sgt. Larry Hutchins, his wife Reyna and their children, daughter Kylie, 8, and son Aidan, 22 months, are waiting for what the family hopes will be the final chapter of one of the most complex, high-profile court martials arising from the U.S. war...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A Sitka-based Coast Guardsman will be court-martialed sometime in the next few weeks on charges of rape and sexual contact, after a decision by Alaska’s top officer to go forward with the case.
According to a Tuesday statement from the Coast Guard&...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The judge presiding over the military court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has reached a verdict and will announce her decision Tuesday into whether he violated the Espionage Act and aided foreign terror groups by providing more than 700,000...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:15 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. -- Long before he was unmasked as the biggest leaker of classified intelligence secrets in U.S. history, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's boss, who worked with him inside a small plywood unit near Baghdad, suspected that he might be a spy. Her...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A Marine from Camp Pendleton, convicted in one of the most high-profile, controversial cases of alleged misconduct by U.S. troops in the Iraq war, was released Friday from the brig at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.
| May 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" may be a documentary, but director Alex Gibney gives the film the feel of a propulsive espionage techno-thriller played out in the real world.
The movie is in some sense two films in one. It's partly a study of...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Leftie publisher O/R Books is covering the Bradley Manning trial for a book slated to appear in October, "The United States vs. PFC Bradley Manning: A Graphic Account From Inside the Courtroom." The chronicler is Clark Stoeckley -- he's a WikiLeaks...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:12 PM
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Bradley Manning, the Army private arrested in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that could send him to prison for 20 years, saying he was trying to expose the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — American military commanders wield substantial power to discipline the troops they lead. But an epidemic of sexual assaults roiling the armed forces has Congress about to rein in that authority.
The only question is by how much?...