Military correctional systems

FILE - In this July 7, 2005 file photo, U.S. Army military judge Col. James L. Pohl arrives for a pretrial hearing at Fort Hood, Texas. Pohl retired from the military while presiding over the military commission trial of five prisoners at the U.S. base in Cuba for planning and aiding the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Pohl gave notice Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, after 38 years of service. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
August 27, 2018 - 4:16 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The slow-moving Sept. 11 war-crimes case at Guantanamo has outlasted the judge. Army Col. James Pohl announced his retirement from the military on Monday, ending a career that culminated with his presiding over the military commission trial of five prisoners at the U.S. base in Cuba...
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Pham Van Khanh, a 62-year-old retiree, lays flowers at the monument of Senator John McCain in Hanoi, Vietnam, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. The monument was erected by Vietnamese authority to mark the day when McCain's plane, a Major in the U.S. Navy was shot down in 1967. Vietnam has been paying respect to McCain who died on Saturday. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
August 27, 2018 - 5:22 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Sen. John McCain's former Vietnamese jailor said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy pilot who was a prisoner of war and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together...
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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, reviewed by U.S. military officials, troops stand guard outside Camp Delta at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, in Cuba. The Pentagon has asked Congress to approve money for a new super-max prison unit to be designed with the understanding that prisoners will grow old and frail in custody, some perhaps still without being convicted of a crime. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
June 07, 2018 - 2:52 pm
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A new dining hall for guards at the Guantanamo Bay detention center has a shimmering view of the Caribbean and a lifespan of 20 years. Barracks scheduled to start getting built next year are meant to last five decades. And the Pentagon has asked Congress to...
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In this April 24, 2018 photo, Chelsea Manning poses for a photograph in her apartment in North Bethesda, Md. It's one of the most unconventional U.S. Senate bids in recent memory: Manning, America's most famous convicted leaker, is seeking to win Maryland’s Democratic primary. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 07, 2018 - 2:08 pm
NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning is no longer living as a transgender woman in a male military prison, serving the lengthiest sentence ever for revealing U.S. government secrets. She's free to grow out her hair, travel the world, and spend time with whomever she likes. But a year since...
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Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., center, poses for a photo with Delali Dzirasa after speaking with members of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore in Baltimore, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Cardin, who has served two terms in the U.S. Senate, is facing a Democratic challenger after Chelsea Manning, the transgender former Army intelligence analyst who was convicted of leaking classified documents, confirmed via Twitter on Sunday her intention to run in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
January 16, 2018 - 3:59 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chelsea Manning's high-profile bid for the U.S. Senate threatens to upend the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. The former U.S. Army private convicted of leaking over 700,000 classified documents has an uphill battle to defeat Sen. Ben Cardin. But Manning's international fame will...
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December 01, 2017 - 7:57 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. Navy commander was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison for his role in a fraud and bribery scheme that cost the government about $35 million. Cmdr. Bobby Pitts, 48, of Chesapeake, Virginia, was the latest person to be sentenced in connection with a decade-long scam...
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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl leaves the Fort Bragg courtroom facility as the judge deliberates during a sentencing hearing at Fort Bragg, N.C., Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The judge ruled that Bergdahl to get dishonorable discharge, lose rank, forfeit pay in addition to getting no prison time. Bergdahl, walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held by the Taliban for five years, pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 03, 2017 - 3:25 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and triggered a search that left some of his comrades severely wounded, was spared a prison sentence by a military judge Friday in what President Donald Trump blasted as a "complete and total disgrace."...
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In this Nov. 1, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Trump on Thursday backed away from his threat to send the suspect in the New York bike path attack to Guantanamo Bay, acknowledging in an early morning tweet that the military judicial process at the Cuban detention center takes longer than the civilian federal court system. But Trump called again for the man to be executed. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 02, 2017 - 9:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump promised he would fill the military prison at Guantanamo Bay with "bad dudes" and slammed the Obama administration for prosecuting terrorists in U.S. courts. But so far, Trump has treated terror suspects just as President Barack Obama did, passing on Guantanamo in...
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September 17, 2017 - 6:03 pm
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Chelsea Manning told a crowd at a "creative thinkers" conference in Nantucket on Sunday that she's not an "American traitor" as her critics have claimed and she did what she thought was the right thing to do. Manning attended the annual conference for The Nantucket Project...
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September 17, 2017 - 2:38 pm
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Chelsea Manning told a crowd at a "creative thinkers" conference in Nantucket that she's not a traitor as her critics have claimed and she did what she thought was the right thing to do. Manning is attending the annual conference for The Nantucket Project on Sunday in...
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