Month: August 2012

The Beard Issue Continues To Grow

The Beard Issue Continues To Grow

Muslim-American leaders said that although they had no sympathy for Major Hasan, forcing him to shave his beard was an unnecessary step that could offend Muslims in the United States and around the world.        “I don’t think that would send a particularly good message to have anyone forcibly shaved, no matter what they’re accused of,”…

Read More Read More

CAAFLOG Says It Best – Effectively, The Military Death Penalty System Is Broken

CAAFLOG Says It Best – Effectively, The Military Death Penalty System Is Broken

So NMCCA’s ruling in Parker is probably the final word in the case.  If so, the decision will take the last Marine off of military death row at the USDB’s Special Housing Unit (SHU).  Five men will remain– four Soldiers and one Airman.  The last time the Marine Corps carried out an execution was in…

Read More Read More

The Army Doesn’t Want to Kill One Of Its Own Unless He Is Clean-Shaven – Read The Brief And Laugh

The Army Doesn’t Want to Kill One Of Its Own Unless He Is Clean-Shaven – Read The Brief And Laugh

The Army openly invites the Court to consider the fact that no associated civil suit has been filed in Federal Court on the forced shave issue.  See the footnote in the attached brief which hightlights: Petitioner’s  request for a religious exemption to the uniform regulation, and petitioner has not challenged that decision in federal court.  JA at…

Read More Read More

Letter to The Editor – Artificially Sprucing Up Killeen’s Image

Letter to The Editor – Artificially Sprucing Up Killeen’s Image

http://kdhnews.com/opinion/letters/article_c793ec8e-e9c0-11e1-a6bf-0019bb30f31a.html At least one reader responded to my heavily-edited letter, complaining that I must still be part of the defense team . . . . .  He or she wrote: The writer of the above Letter to the Editor,John P. Galligan, a former defense attorney for Major Hasan the murderer of 14 (including the unborn…

Read More Read More