Military Headline News – Rick Rogers
In the aftermath of the terrorist bombings that killed three and wounded nearly 200 in Boston, expect the U.S. Northern Command to get more attention.
A soldier based in Alaska was sentenced to 16 years in prison for selling military secrets to someone he thought was a Russian spy. Turned out to be an undercover FBI agent instead.
Former military police officer William Millay was arrested in October 2011.
So ends the drama of the so-called “drone medal.”
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel put the kibosh on the award for cyber warriors and drone fliers without a single medal being handed out.
Instead of a special medal, the behind-the-lines troops will get an accouterment that to be pinned on existing awards.
A commission says there is “indisputable” proof the United States practiced torture after the attacks of 9/11.
The report is by the Constitution Project.
Rick Rogers, Military Headline News.
Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.