North Country Times and Marine Corps Times report:
[T]he trial for Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich was delayed until Nov. 1 because a key prosecution witness, a Naval Criminal Investigative Service agent, had a bad accident and is recovering from surgery.
The Minnesota National Guard says one of the top leaders of the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing has been sacked.
The Guard issued a statement Friday saying Col. John H. Spencer Jr. was relieved as vice wing commander Wednesday after an investigation substantiated allegations of “an unprofessional relationship.”
The commander of a Tennessee Army National Guard unit is facing a court-martial in Iraq on charges of misconduct, misusing funds and fraternizing with subordinates.
Twelve soldiers were investigated for allegedly stealing military equipment from Fort Stewart. Some of the soldiers have been charged and are awaiting trial and one was court-martialed late last year.