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FayObserver reports.

A federal judge has granted a third request for additional time to file a brief in an appeal for Timothy Hennis.

Janes has a report on the USS SAN ANTONIO court-martial — Defect-ridden USS San Antonio should not have sailed, court martial told

The court martial of a US Navy officer accused of negligence following a fatal small boat accident focused as much on design flaws in one of the navy’s newest ships as on the officer’s history as a leader.

Stars & Stripes reports:

TRIALphoto1An Air Force staff sergeant who advertised his baby-sitting services to the Kaiserslautern military community and touted his compassion for children in an online forum pleaded guilty Thursday to multiple counts of raping and molesting three young girls in his care over the last year.


Air Force Times has a little more on the Colonel Roop saga.

Life in the 11th Wing, by most accounts, was simply miserable when former Col. Jon Roop was in charge. He threatened senior officers with their careers. He stood inches from lower-ranking airmen, attacking them so viciously that some broke down in tears. He dropped the F-bomb for effect.