Military Justice

Egregious conduct of prosecutors Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Bashore, Major James Garrett, and Captain Shawn Atkins, prompted the filing of the complaints with their state bar associations, Tennessee, Texas, and Kansas, respectively.

Military prosecutors beware your crimes will not go unnoticed! LTC Jacob Bashore "On August 12, 2016, NCFM took a historic step to file formal complaints involving the three primary prosecutors in the wrongful prosecution of Major Christian ‘Kit’ Martin. In addition to the respective state bar associations, the complaints were also forwarded to and received by (confirmed) the USDOJ, Criminal Section, and Civil Rights Division. We are considering filing six [...]

By |2016-09-14T22:45:35+00:00September 14th, 2016|Military Justice, Military News, Save Our Heroes|Comments Off on Egregious conduct of prosecutors Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Bashore, Major James Garrett, and Captain Shawn Atkins, prompted the filing of the complaints with their state bar associations, Tennessee, Texas, and Kansas, respectively.

Army Major Eric Smith forced to Fight for his Job – De Facto Prosecution Continues After Official Exoneration

Major Eric Smith Army Major Eric Smith forced to Fight for his Job – De Facto Prosecution Continues After Official Exoneration MAJ Eric Smith has been exonerated and vindicated. However, to date, Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) and the Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) have demonstrated contempt for the Army Court, the Board of Inquiry, due process, the Army Values, as well as their own binding clinical quality management regulations. [...]

By |2016-09-02T14:14:47+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military Justice, Military News|Comments Off on Army Major Eric Smith forced to Fight for his Job – De Facto Prosecution Continues After Official Exoneration

Three Steps to Restore Fundamental Fairness to the military justice system

Three Steps to Restore Fundamental Fairness to the military justice system: 1. Remove Commanders authority from decision making in the legal system. 2. The number of panel members should be increased to 12 for all General Courts Martial. 3. Any conviction at Courts Martial shall require a unanimous verdict.  

By |2016-08-21T23:35:11+00:00August 21st, 2016|Military Justice, Military News|Comments Off on Three Steps to Restore Fundamental Fairness to the military justice system

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!!!

The Visible War

“Soldiers accused of sexual assault and other sexually-based offenses now face a system which is stacked unfairly against them. Recent reforms to military law and practice have focused entirely on making it easier to convict Soldiers and providing comfort to the alleged victims of sexual assault, rather than ensuring impartial justice prevails. Until new legislation corrects the imbalances recent changes to the UCMJ have created, Soldiers accused of sexual assault and [...]

By |2016-08-05T06:13:39+00:00August 5th, 2016|Education, Military Justice|Comments Off on The Visible War

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

Heroes on Capitol Hill

“There’s nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.” Lieutenant Colonel Jimmie Doolittle, 1942 Falsely Accused Military Service Members Share their Stories on Capitol Hill. U.S. Air Force Major Michael Turpiano, Technical Sergeant Aaron Allmon, and former West Point Cadet Trent Cromartie met with legislative staffers, senators and congressmen in 21 senatorial and congressional offices. These “survivors” of the military’s sexual assault witch-hunts shared their stories about how lives/careers were ruined [...]

By |2016-07-19T03:17:57+00:00July 19th, 2016|False Allegations, Military Justice, Military News, Military Sexual Assault Prevention|Comments Off on Heroes on Capitol Hill

Happy 1st exoneration anniversary, Major Eric Smith!

On July 17, 2015, the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals vacated Smith’s conviction and ordered a new trial. The decision did not mention the DNA test results, but held that Smith’s attorney failed to provide an adequate legal defense. The court concluded that Smith’s lawyer’s “failure to properly investigate and evaluate the validity, strength and relevance of the hair follicle test…was unreasonable under prevailing professional norms….This was exculpatory evidence that, [...]

By |2016-07-18T01:59:53+00:00July 18th, 2016|Military Justice, Military News|Comments Off on Happy 1st exoneration anniversary, Major Eric Smith!