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Sanity Island for America's Accused Defenders


Read the latest from Bob Weimann on the Captain Roger Hill case:

Mister Secretary, it's time to end the double standard


Hear the latest interview with Senior Contributing Editor, Bob Weimann, at the link.  Many thanks to Tim Sumner of 9/11 Families for a Safe and Strong America.



A special message to DEFEND OUR TROOPS readers:

Lawyer says: "You all played a part in these victories", Richard V. Stevens, May 10, 2008.


Settled cases:

* 101st Airborne soldiers. 1st Lt Michael Behenna and SSgt Hal Warner, D Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division.

Note: Despite the fact the our government withheld exculpatory evidence, Behenna has been denied a new trial. For more information visit this site.

To aid in the ongoing defense of Michael Behenna, please visit

* 1st Division soldiers. SSgt. Jess Cunningham, Sgt. Charles Quigley, Spc. Stephen Ribordy and Spc. Belmor Ramos.

* 1st Cavalry Division snipers: Sgt. Leonardo Treviņo, Spc. John Torres, Cpl. Justin Whiteman.

* 25th Division: Sgt. 1st Class Trey A. Corrales and Spc. Christopher P. Shore.

* The Iskandariyah case: 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. SSgt Michael Hensley, Spc. Jorge Sandova, Sgt. Evan Vela: Army snipers accused of murder.

The July 2008 issue of Esquire Magazine featured a story on the Iskandariyah case, "The Six Letter Word That Changes Everything", the article by Tom Junod, is a must-read.

* Green Berets in Ster Kalay, Afghanistan: Master Sgt Troy Anderson and Capt. Dave Staffel.

* 101st Airborne / Iron Triangle case: Staff Sgt. Raymond Girouard, Pfc. Corey R. Clagett, Specialist William B. Hunsaker, and Specialist Juston R. Graber

Kudos to the Memphis Commercial Appeal...

for their coverage of the court martial of Sgt Michael Patton Williams: Soldier convicted of murder in war-torn Iraq, Bartholomew Sullivan, Memphis Commercial Appeal, July 13, 2008.

The big picture regarding the prosecution of our troops:

* Hell on trial: Charges against troops keep coming, Nathaniel R. Helms, Defend Our Troops, January 17, 2008.


Left: Prison photo of Ray Girouard,
Levenworth, December 2008