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By Robert Burns, Julie Watson, Associated Press
President Trump and U.S. military leadership clashed this weekend over the case of Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher, a highly decorated Navy SEAL accused and acquitted of war crimes but convicted of posing in a photograph with a dead militant’s…
Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday fired the Navy’s top official over his handling of a disciplinary case involving a Navy SEAL.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
The Navy has been notified that the White House will not intervene to stop a disciplinary proceeding that could cost a SEAL his position in the elite unit, a senior Navy official said Sunday.
By Robert Burns, Rob Gillies, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, security forces in Iraq killed at least eight more people in anti-government protests in Baghdad. Medical workers said the victims were hit by live fire or tear gas canisters aimed at the head. Also, China…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Trump tweeted on Thursday that, “This case was handled very badly from the beginning” and he urged those involved to “Get back to business!”…
After two weeks of testimony, Chief Edward Gallagher was found not guilty of murdering a suspected ISIS prisoner in Iraq. The decorated Navy SEAL had been accused of stabbing the wounded teenage captive, as well as attempted murder of Iraqi…
By Julie Watson, Brian Melley, Associated Press
Special Operator Edward Gallagher, who did not testify during his two-week court-martial, addressed the jurors a day after they acquitted him of murder, attempted murder and other counts stemming from an incident during a 2017 deployment to Iraq.
By Julie Watson, Associated Press
Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was cleared of all charges except for posing for photos with the dead body of the captive in a verdict that is a major blow to military prosecutors.
A special forces medic said he suffocated an Islamic State fighter in an act of mercy shortly after Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher stabbed him.
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