Up periscope

After a quick trip behind the barricades at RLSO San Diego a few catch up items.  BTW, as much as I complain how difficult it is to use the locked down courtroom at San Diego, the funniest bit this time was to see that the TC had the same problem.  Twice during our 39(a) the TC had to leave to do something for the judge.  On his return the TC had to knock, just like us, to gain entry into the courtroom.  I guess if the accused and his counsel, and the prosecutor can’t get in the court-room, that might be an explanation for less court-martials.  Anyway.

Travel Wires reports:  Foster, 37, is a Marine Corps gunnery sergeant and a military policeman. He says he may even be a better cop for his ordeal – spending nearly a decade in Leavenworth for a crime he didn’t commit.

Boise Weekly reports:  Pfc. Andrew Holmes of Boise, accused of war crimes while stationed in Afghanistan, has been granted a conditional pre-trial release from his confinement at Joint Base Lewis-McChord outside of Seattle. Holmes was granted the release late Thursday, requiring him to wear an electronic ankle bracelet and to not leave the state of Washington.

The Appeal Democrat reports:  A June 21 court martial is scheduled for a Beale Air Force Base staff sergeant, who faces multiple sex-related charges stemming from encounters with female airmen and a female civilian.

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