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How the Air Force Failed MSgt Michael Silva

Lt Col (Ret) Craig M. Perry, "Never Leave an Airman Behind: How the Air Force Faltered and Failed in the Wake of the Lackland Sex Scandal" https://www.amazon.com/Never-Leave-Airman-Behind-Faltered/dp/1530633494/ “Thus begins Lt. Col. Perry’s analysis of the tragic case of Master Sergeant Mike Silva, the last MTI to face prosecution in the wake of the Lackland sex scandal, during which a handful of instructors were accused of rape and sexual assault, and dozens [...]

By |2016-08-21T22:18:04+00:00August 21st, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military Investigations, Military Justice, Military News, Military Sexual Assault Prevention|Comments Off on How the Air Force Failed MSgt Michael Silva

The Real Expendables: Military Service Members Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted

The Real Expendables: pictured left to right, MSG Alan S. Guardado, MSgt Michael Silva, MAJ Christian Martin, PO Darin Lopez, SPC Eric Lee Nordin The Real Expendables: Military Service Members Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted By Major Christian “Kit” Martin 24 July 2016. Joint Regional Correctional Facility (JRCF) Fort Leavenworth, Kansas After two and a half months in confinement, county and federal, I have to ask the question “what [...]

By |2016-08-17T07:29:15+00:00August 17th, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military Investigations, Military Justice, Military News, Save Our Heroes|Comments Off on The Real Expendables: Military Service Members Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted

Update in the Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted Case of Army Major Kit Martin. HE’S FREE!!!

Major Kit Martin Update in the Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted Case of Army Major Kit Martin. HE’S FREE!!! “Late last month, U.S. Army Major Christian “Kit” Martin was released from custody after serving a little over two months of a three-month sentence for two misdemeanor convictions of simple assault and conduct unbecoming Major Martin has shared some of the things that he learned while incarcerated, one of which [...]

By |2016-08-16T06:40:49+00:00August 16th, 2016|False Allegations, Military Justice, Military News|Comments Off on Update in the Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted Case of Army Major Kit Martin. HE’S FREE!!!

False Reports of Sexual Assault meets “Always believe the Victim” by Will M. Helixon, Attorney at Law

False Reports of Sexual Assault meets “Always believe the Victim” The pendulum has swung too far – it is time for us all to stand up and say enough is enough. “…the ethical obligation of the prosecutor is truth and justice. The prosecutor is held to a higher standard than other attorneys in our legal system and unlike their defense brothers and sister, their duty is NOT to win cases at [...]

By |2016-08-15T11:17:33+00:00August 15th, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military News, Military Sexual Assault Prevention|Comments Off on False Reports of Sexual Assault meets “Always believe the Victim” by Will M. Helixon, Attorney at Law

Soldier uses GoPro to prove wife’s domestic abuse

“It was a low blow, captured on a man's GoPro that has led Pinellas County Deputies to put his estranged wife in jail. "This is just one of many instances where I've had to use the camera to either prove her guilt or prove my innocence and that's the only reason I am carrying it," said Michael who recorded the attack. 10 News is protecting his identity since he is a [...]

By |2016-08-06T23:08:26+00:00August 6th, 2016|Education, Military News|Comments Off on Soldier uses GoPro to prove wife’s domestic abuse

Wrongful Convictions, Suicides and Murder one man at the center of it all General Robert LaBrutta

  General LaBrutta Wrongful Convictions, Suicides and Murder one man at the center of it all General Robert LaBrutta. “Brig. Gen. Bob LaBrutta is relinquishing command of the 502d Air Base Wing this morning. But should he be really be so proud and honored about his three years at the helm of Joint Base San Antonio? Not if you ask Maj. Michael Turpiano, an officer LaBrutta wrongfully prosecuted for [...]

By |2016-08-05T16:27:18+00:00August 5th, 2016|Military News|Comments Off on Wrongful Convictions, Suicides and Murder one man at the center of it all General Robert LaBrutta

The Wrongful Conviction of Air Force MSgt Michael Silva (Introduction)

This is the first part of  series of posts that were run on Facebook by Never Leave an Airman behind that captures this tragic tale.   https://www.facebook.com/NeverLeaveAirmanBehind Introduction The last airman to face court-martial as a consequence of the so-called Lackland sex scandal was Master Sergeant Michael Silva, whose trial began one year ago today. Unlike every other current or former Military Training Instructor prosecuted since 2012, however, MSgt Silva wasn’t accused of misconduct [...]

By |2016-08-04T23:34:19+00:00August 4th, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military News|Comments Off on The Wrongful Conviction of Air Force MSgt Michael Silva (Introduction)

Captain Mark Schwartz, United States Air Force

Captain Mark Schwartz former Lackland prosecutor turned defense counsel, who previously as a prosecutor used false testimony and withheld evidence in a military case. Capt Schwartz is now serving as a defense counsel at Lackland AFB and we have received reports of him sandbagging his current clients and helping his friends/prosecution get innocent men convicted. This unethical/corrupt lawyer not only needs to be disbarred, but sent to prison.

By |2016-08-01T19:36:48+00:00August 1st, 2016|Education, Military Justice, Military News|Comments Off on Captain Mark Schwartz, United States Air Force

Three Days in August

Three Days in August (October 2011), chronicles the life story and wrongful conviction of Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Stewart, a highly-decorated Green Beret combat veteran. You can order a copy at http://ThreeDaysInAugust.com/  What people are saying about Three Days in August... “Three Days in August, vividly captures the horrors a military service member and his family face when falsely accused in the military.” Michael Turpiano, Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran “Well-written and [...]

By |2016-07-27T06:32:40+00:00July 27th, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military News, Military Sexual Assault Prevention|Comments Off on Three Days in August

Author Bob McCarty shares insights with Save Our Heroes in San Antonio

Bob has spent over a decade of his life writing/advocating for military service members and their families. He has written thousands of opinion articles and investigative reports. Bob has reported on notable cases such as Save Our Heroes very own SFC Kelly Stewart, MSgt Michael Silva and Maj Christian “Kit” Martin. Bob’s first nonfiction book, Three Days In August (October 2011), chronicles the life story and wrongful conviction of Sgt. 1st [...]

By |2016-07-26T20:29:14+00:00July 26th, 2016|Military News|Comments Off on Author Bob McCarty shares insights with Save Our Heroes in San Antonio