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U.S. Officer Jailed for Killing al-Qaeda Operative is Now Home after Five Years behind bars

Five years ago, 1st Lt. Michael Behenna was sentenced to 25 years in prison – which was later reduced to 15 years – for killing an al-Qaeda operative just days after two of his military brothers were killed by an IED. After endless tears and legal fights, Behenna’s family has now brought him home after […]

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U.S. Army Officer jailed for Killing al-Qaeda Member finally given Parole

It often seems that bad news outweighs good news like elephants outweigh mice, especially these days. However, in this case, we’re happy to report that on March 15th, 1st Lt. Michael Behenna will be released on parole after serving five years of a 15-year sentence. Why has Behenna been in prison? Well, for killing an […]

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1st Lt. Michael Behenna loses final Military Appeal

For those new to the maddening story of 1st Lt. Michael Behenna, we wrote about it here. Feel free to get up to speed before digesting the outrageous new development. Behenna now has scant few options left after losing his final military appeal. Via Bob McCarty (h/t Atlas): Short of a presidential pardon or Supreme […]

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