New Bill May Allow Veterans to Seek Treatment for DUI Under Military Diversion Program

New Bill May Allow Veterans to Seek Treatment for DUI Under Military Diversion Program

When military servicemen and servicewomen return from active duty it can be difficult to settle back into their day-to-day lives. Many veterans suffer from emotional distress and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) because of their participation in violent conflicts abroad. Coping with these raw emotions can be tough. As a result, many veterans turn to drugs and alcohol to ease the pain. Unfortunately, this has led […]

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Manning Submits Partial Plea and Forum Selection

Manning Submits Partial Plea and Forum Selection

PFC Manning has offered to submit a partial plea in the WikiLeaks case. Specifically, Manning has offered to move forward in the case by pleading guilty by exceptions and substitutions. In the plea, Manning would admit guilt to some of the crimes he is charged with committing. The government is not required to accept the plea. Instead, the Court will determine whether this type of […]

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PFC Manning Forced to Strip Naked

PFC Manning Forced to Strip Naked

The Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. This applies to those who have been convicted of a crime and those who are accused of a crime. PFC Manning, who faces criminal charges for leaking government documents to WikiLeaks, has had this Constitutional right violated. Last night, PFC Manning was ordered to strip naked in front of corrections officers in a Quantico holding facility. Manning’s clothing, […]

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Typical Day For PFC Bradley Manning

Typical Day For PFC Bradley Manning

Chelsea Manning enlisted in the United States Army in 2007. Back then, she was known as Bradley Manning and struggled with gender identity disorder. This identity crisis made it difficult for Manning to fit into the military’s masculine and patriarchal environment. Throughout Manning’s career in the military, it was clear that internal demons and mental health issues made it nearly impossible for her to feel […]

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