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FORT DRUM CHAPLAIN COURT-MARTIALED
FOR ADULTERY AND THREATENING TO "KILL"
HIS "SEX SLAVE" - MARRIED OFFICER GETS
FIVE MONTHS CONFINEMENT AND DISHONORABLE
DISCHARGE - CPT JOHN LAU ADMITS LIVING WITH
WIFE AND BRITISH WOMAN IN WEIRD SEX TRIANGLE
SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHAPLAIN WARNED AMANDA
TYLER HE'D "HUNT" HER DOWN AND "KILL" HER
IF SHE EVER LEFT HIS BED TO RUN AWAY

It was perhaps the most bizarre court-martial in the history of Fort Drum, New York.

A Southern Baptist chaplain was convicted of adultery and making death threats against his "sex slave" - a British woman who shared the padre's bed with the officer's obedient wife.

CPT John Lau, a pudgy 50 year-old, who preached against adultery on Sunday, may get a dose of "hellfire and damnation" himself as he heads to jail for the next five months. The over-age captain also gets a dishonorable discharge and loss of all pay and allowances.


PACE PUTS BOTH FEET IN MOUTH - TOP GENERAL
AKA "THE BOY SCOUT" EMBARRASSES DEFENSE
CHIEF GATES - "GOING AFTER" GAYS IN MILITARY
COULD BACKFIRE IF TRUTH COMES OUT ABOUT
ANOTHER MARINE GENERAL, AND EVEN A PAST
COMMANDANT'S PREDILICTIONS - AMERICAN
PEOPLE DON'T NEED PIOUS PRONOUNCEMENTS
ABOUT "IMMORALITY" - NOT WHILE OUR TROOPS
ARE STILL FIGHTING AND DYING IN IRAQ

We're not going to get into the briar patch, debating whether or not gays should serve in the military.  But we guess many have, and are sure more than a few fought bravely and died for their country.  Some are still dying in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Probably Marine Gen. Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, while self-absorbed with his own piety, wouldn't stoop so low as to have those horrid "homosexuals" disinterred from Arlington National Cemetery if he could walk "row upon row" among the graves and ID them all, but he sure has shown at times he can be very stupid.

Getting into a debate about "immoral" behavior and acting "holier than thou," doesn't help Pace's new boss, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, one damn bit.  All the general has done is cause a new distraction and highlighted the hypocrisy that has long existed in the Marine Corps.


AIR FORCE ACADEMY GRAD DODGES BULLET
AT KUNSAN AFB, KOREA - CAPT DAVID STILL
ACQUITTED ON RAPE CHARGES - ADMITTED SEX
"MULTIPLE TIMES" WITH ENLISTED FEMALE - GETS
REPRIMAND AND $4,000 FINE - MEMBER OF THE
"OFFICER CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP" HOPES TO
FLY FIGHTER PLANES AGAIN - STILL SAYS HE'S
"BEEN SOBER" FOR NEARLY A YEAR

Chances of surviving a rape charge, much less multiple counts at court-martial, are either slim or none.  The dirty secret of the so-called military "justice" system is that nearly 98% of all service members get "convicted" whether they are guilty or not. That's just two per cent less than the result in a totalitarian regime.  If American civilians were "found guilty" at that pace, we'd need to build prisons on every street corner to house the inmate population.

Capt. David T. "Tom" Still dodged the bullet all right.  The Air Force Academy graduate incredibly was acquitted on the rape and attempted rape charges.  He ended up with only a reprimand and $4,000 fine on a separate charge. That's a far cry from the dishonorable discharge and jail time the prosecution sought to hang around his neck.

The officer openly wept as his mother hugged him in the Kunsan AFB courtroom.  Retired Air Force Col. Frank Spinner certainly is a first-rate defense attorney, but Still has to be incredibly lucky not to have ended up in Leavenworth.  Just being accused of rape is usually all it takes to destroy a man's life and military career.  And not all accusations are true.


"IT'S A BIRD, IT'S A PLANE . . ." - PERVERT
DRILL INSTRUCTOR AT FT. EUSTIS, VA. DRESSES
UP HIS VICTIMS IN "SUPERMAN" SUIT BEFORE SEX
HOW DID THIS NUT GRADUATE D.I. SCHOOL?
S/SGT EDMUNDO ESTRADA FACES COURT-MARTIAL
IN APRIL - CHARGED WITH INDECENT ASSAULT,
CRUELTY AND MALTREATMENT OF TRAINEES

A sicko drill sergeant who got his kicks photographing bare-chested recruits so he could "document their physical development" made some of his victims dress up in a spandex "Superman" outfit before having sex, CID sources say.

Staff Sgt. Edmundo Estrada, who practiced his perversions at Ft. Eustis, Va., faces court-martial in April and is charged with "indecent assault, having inappropriate relationships with trainees, and cruelty and maltreatment of subordinates," an Army spokesman said.

The 35 year-old noncom from Hampton, Va. allegedly performed sexual acts - "Hello, Monica and Bill" - on the intimidated recruits while they wore a costume similar to the getup from the famed comic book and TV character"Superman."


CAPTAIN AT CANNON AFB CONVICTED OF
MOLESTING YOUNG BOY - GETS ONLY ONE YEAR
IN PRISON PLUS DISMISSAL FROM THE AIR FORCE
CIVILIAN COURT DROPS CASE - ROBERT BITNER
COULD HAVE RECEIVED UP TO NINE YEARS IN
SLAMMER THERE - OFFICER WAS PHYSICIAN'S
ASSISTANT WITH THE 29TH MED OPNS SQUADRON

Hey, forget about the Army, Navy and Marine Corps.  The Air Farce keeps us so busy with "sex crime" stories, we could run MilitaryCorruption.com just on them.

When is the Pentagon going to take a long, hard look at the so-called USAF "leadership" and make some much-needed changes?

This time it's a captain with the 27th Medical Operations Squadron at Cannon AFB in New Mexico.


SERGEANT MAJOR AT IWAKUNI MCAS GETS
OFF EASY AFTER SEVEN-MONTH AFFAIR WITH
FIELD-GRADE OFFICER'S WIFE - COURT-MARTIAL
GIVES E-9 THIRTY DAYS IN THE BRIG, LOSS OF
ONE STRIPE IF FADRIQUE TARAZON ACCEPTS
RETIREMENT AFTER 27 YEARS SERVICE
WOULD A LANCE CORPORAL OR EVEN A
GUNNY HAVE GOTTEN SUCH A SWEET DEAL?

Remember the scene from that famous movie FROM HERE TO ETERNITY where First Sgt. Warden, played magnificently by the late, great Burt Lancaster, slips over to his captain's house while the officer is away and makes out with his commander's wife?  The cool-as-a-cucumber spouse, portrayed by Deborah Kerr, reminds the "top kick" that a rock pile at Leavenworth awaits him if they are caught. 

Well, that was then, and now is today.  A similar case at Iwakuni MCAS has resulted in the top enlisted man on that Marine installation getting a "slap-on-the-wrist" after it was revealed he'd had a lengthy affair with his major's wife while the field-grade officer was off fighting in Iraq.

The major's cheap, slut of a wife, who (we are told) seduced the sergeant major in the first place, showed her capacity for deceit when she got her nose out of joint and telephoned Tarazon's wife to tell her of the ongoing "romance."  We hear she was all set to rat out her lover to the Command when the E-9 decided to come forward and admit the "terrible lapse in judgment."


WE SALUTE CHAPLAIN GORDON KLINGENSCHMITT
AS A MAN OF HIGH INTEGRITY - LT PUNISHED FOR
"PRAYING IN JESUS NAME" KICKED OUT OF THE 
NAVY - AIR FORCE ACADEMY GRADUATE LOSES
PENSION AND BENEFITS - CHAPLAIN HAD STAGED
18-DAY HUNGER STRIKE OUTSIDE WHITE HOUSE
IN 2006 - REFUSED TO COMPROMISE HIS FAITH

How many men have such courage of conviction that they would risk losing their military career and pension and benefits over a matter of principle?  Damn few.  Yet Navy LT Gordon Klingenschmitt paid that heavy price this week for refusing to compromise his faith.

The 39 year-old Air Force Academy graduate had plenty of enemies in the "good old boys" club of the Navy Chaplains Corps.  Most of the Catholic priests there felt Klingenschmitt was "some sort of religious wacko" who needed to be reined in.

The officer's 18-day hunger strike in front of the White House to protest his being prevented from praying "in Jesus' name" irked the top Navy brass.  They bided their time to strike, but now they have, and the chaplain has been involuntarily discharged.


GATES PULLS THE TRIGGER - ARMY SECRETARY
FRANCES HARVEY FIRED - "GOOD RIDDANCE"
SAYS MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM AS KUDOS
POUR IN FOR OUR ROLE IN HELPING DUMP THE
MAN WE CALLED "A POLITICAL HACK." - WILL
GEN. KILEY BE NEXT?  LET'S GET 'EM ALL - UP 
AND DOWN THE WHOLE CHAIN-OF-COMMAND

What goes around, comes around, and for chrome-domed Frances Harvey, the political hack MilitaryCorruption.com has had in its sites for some time now, revenge was sweet.  Less than 24 hours after Harvey canned Maj. Gen. George Weightman in an effort to take the stink off himself for the Walter Reed Hospital patient care scandal, the Army secretary got the boot!  Congratulations, Defense Secretary Gates. Glad to see you can "pull the trigger."

Harvey was always arrogant and nasty, although no one could approach the levels of hubris his former mentor, Donald Rumsfeld had.  Now Gen. Weightman can hoist a cold brew in the air and say: "Sayanora, pal. You thought you'd save your sorry butt by firing me, and now you got the axe yourself." 

But the bloodletting is not over. Or at least it shouldn't be.  MilitaryCorruption.com - we received a large outpouring of congrats from our readers in the hours after Harvey's dismissal was announced - wants everyone responsible for the mess at Walter Reed to get what's coming to them.


B U L L E T I N

MURDER CHARGE DROPPED IN LOVESICK
ASTRONAUT CASE - NAVY CAPTAIN LISA NOWAK
GETS A BREAK - WILL FACE INTENT TO KIDNAP
AND ASSAULT CHARGES - NO WORD ON POSSIBLE
COURT-MARTIAL - 43 YEAR-OLD NAVAL ACADEMY
GRADUATE REMAINS FREE ON BOND

The bizarre case of lovesick Navy Capt. Lisa Nowak, the NASA astronaut - dubbed "astro-nut" by late-night TV comedians - has taken yet another strange turn.

Despite protests by local police, an Orlando, Fla. judge has tossed out attempted murder charges against the 43 year-old space traveler.  Now she faces still serious but lesser charges of intent to kidnap, attempt to inflict bodily harm, burglary and assault and battery.

The troubled mom of twins, estranged from her husband back in Houston, Tex., remains free on bond.  She must wear an electronic monitoring device around her ankle to prevent possible flight.


FIFTY YEARS IN THE SLAMMER - EGLIN AFB CAPTAIN CONVICTED ON "SEX" CHARGES GETS NO MERCY FROM COURT-MARTIAL JURY - SHAMEFUL DAY FOR AIR FORCE AS OTHERS RECALL "SLAP ON THE WRIST" FOR TOP JAG GEN FISCUS AND  CROOKED DEPUTY COL MURPHY WHO LIED ABOUT STATUS OF LAW LICENSE - WAS DISBARRED IN TWO STATES - OSI AND TOP BRASS CAN COMMIT CRIMES WITH IMPUNITY - FEAR NO PUNISHMENT

Read our previous three stories on the disgraceful court-martial proceedings at Eglin AFB where the burden of proof was unnecessary and OSI bully boys and a hard-charging female JAG violated Capt. Devery Taylor's rights and got away with it.

The 38 year-old officer was given fifty years in the slammer - in effect, a death sentence - if he doesn't get shanked in the shower before his time is up. 

Let's see now, there was no proof that "date rape" drugs were used.  None was found.  The "victims" were mostly so drunk they couldn't remember "exactly" what happened, and of course they were all "macho men" heterosexuals.  They must be, why they'd never do those awful things otherwise - not unless they were FORCED to.  Yeah. Right. That's the ticket.


TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE - CAPT DEVERY TAYLOR
CONVICTED ON ALL COUNTS - FACES LIFE IN
LEAVENWORTH - COLD-BLOODED PROSECUTOR
AND OSI BULLY BOYS CELEBRATE - RIGHTS
OF ACCUSED VIOLATED BUT NO PUNISHMENT
FOR OFFENDERS - CHALK UP A VICTORY FOR
THE HYPOCRITES - A CLOSETED GAY GENERAL
WITH AIDS GETS A BIG FUNERAL - A LOWLY
CAPTAIN GETS SENT TO "DB" SHOWER ROOM 

If the Air Force thinks it's "rehabilitated" it's image with the travesty of justice that's just taken place at Eglin AFB they are sadly mistaken.  Devery Taylor is no angel.  He admitted on the witness stand he is gay.  But no rational person can say he deserves life in prison for the so-called "crimes" he is accused of committing.

The USAF captain's "victims" never did fully explain what they were doing in the company of an obviously homosexual officer. They had to know he was male, not female. Drinking to excess, socializing and fraternization.  Hmmmm. Could it be these poor lambs were so innocent and naive that they were shocked to find out "sex" was going on after they allegedly "woke up?"  Or were they trying to "cover up" their own proclivities by claiming they were, gasp, "forced" into such beastly behavior?  Going to jail or staying in the service obviously was at stake here.


"THE GANG THAT COULDN'T SHOOT STRAIGHT"
OSI CAUGHT VIOLATING CAPTAIN'S MIRANDA
RIGHTS - "KIDNAPPING" CHARGES DROPPED
IN EGLIN AFB "GAY RAPE" CASE AS INEPT
PROSECUTION CONTINUES TO STUMBLE IN
ATTEMPT TO SEND MEDICAL OFFICER TO THE
"DB" FOR LIFE - USAF CAPT ADMITS TO BEING
HOMOSEXUAL BUT DENIES OTHER ACCUSATIONS
AT SENSATIONAL FLORIDA COURT-MARTIAL

Well-known newspaper columnist and author Jimmy Breslin once penned a best-selling book called "THE GANG THAT COULDN'T SHOOT STRAIGHT."  He might as well have been writing about the bumbling OSI (Office of Special Investigations) and prosecutor Maj. Kathleen Reder's inept case against Air Force Capt. Devery Taylor now being played out in a courtroom at Eglin AFB Florida.

Top-notch defense attorney Martin Regan Jr. (see related stories box below for earlier articles on this case) has made the prosecution look pathetic indeed when he exposed OSI's deliberate refusal to grant Taylor his Miranda rights when the officer asked for the questioning to stop and he be provided with an attorney.

Some five hours of the interrogation tapes were played in the hushed courtroom, and, at the end of the spectacle, Judge Thomas Cumbie sided with the defense, saying the Air Force OSI investigators either needed better training or an "admonishment."


BIG SURPRISE AT START OF SODOMY COURT
MARTIAL AT EGLIN AFB - DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
FOR CAPT DEVERY TAYLOR SCORE POINTS
CASTING DOUBT ON CREDIBILITY OF "RAPE"
VICTIMS - PROSECUTION STUMBLES RIGHT OUT
OF THE GATE - NO EVIDENCE DRUGS USED
"SEX PIX" SEIZED FROM COMPUTER ARE LEGAL
AND DON'T DEPICT SO-CALLED "VICTIMS" 
DEFENSE CONTENDS ALL SEX ACTIVITY WAS
"CONSENSUAL" - PROSECUTION CASE FOR
KIDNAPPING, "DATE RAPE," FALLING APART

On paper it looked like a slam-dunk.  An Air Force captain had been arrested after being accused of drugging and then date-raping several male victims.  At least four persons said they'd been sodomized after  something was slipped in their drinks while socializing off-post with the effeminate-looking medical officer.

Capt. Devery Taylor was hit with four counts of forcible rape; three counts of kidnapping; two counts of attempted sodomy; and - apparently the gumshoes failed to see the irony on the wording of the next charge - "illegal entry." All that, if proven, would be sure to send the unfortunate officer to Leavenworth for perhaps the rest of his life.

"Woo hoo!  We got a good one here," said the OSI sleuths as they licked their chops, starting to gather "evidence" in what they thought would be an open and shut case.  But somewhere between the start of the investigation in the summer of 2005 and now, the once solid-looking case started to fall apart.