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Navy Times reports:   Should a service member convicted and sentenced in civilian court be tried on the same charges at court-martial?  In a couple of weeks, Rodney Williams will find out.  It’s not double jeopardy; at court-martial, Chief Information Systems Technician (SW) Rodney Williams would face federal rather than state charges. But the Navy, dissatisfied that a Virginia court found the chief petty officer guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the off-base fatal shooting of a former sailor for which he was charged with first-degree murder,

Digital Journal reports:  ‘The Court Martial (sic) Of Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Richard Schaller’.”  Xlibris, the print-on-demand self-publishing services provider, announced today the release of The Court Martial Of Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Richard Schaller. Authored by Richard Schaller, this book is a comprehensive detailing of the occurrences during the federal trial of the longest white-collar criminal investigation in US Air Force history and its devastating impact on the war on terror.

Navy Times reports that:  The commanding officer of a submarine tender based in Diego Garcia was fired Friday after his ship struck a channel buoy in June, the Navy said Friday. He is the 13th CO fired this year.

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