The US Military Recruited Violent Felons to Support the War Efforts

In a recent article published in the Stars and Stripes, the public learned that military commanders were forced to overlook bad behavior to include assault due to wartime demands. According to the article, a recently retired general stated that the “Army desperately needs to clean up misconduct in its ranks.”  The response from the Army’s top … More The US Military Recruited Violent Felons to Support the War Efforts

Investigation Discovery Validated Me and Gave Me Purpose

I am an #IDAddict. I love Investigation Discovery. The reason I love ID is because the law enforcement officials are passionately solving the cases they have been presented with, always with justice in mind for the victim and/or family. I watch all the ID shows.  Initially, my crime show addiction started with Law and Order, Law and Order … More Investigation Discovery Validated Me and Gave Me Purpose

If Military Sexual Assault Victims Experience Retaliation, the Military Justice System is Broken

Fact: 62% of military sexual assault victims report that they suffered both personal & professional retaliation after they reported the crime to their Chain of Command. (Department of Defense, 2014) The retaliation is what makes PTSD so debilitating and if witnessed by others will prevent them from coming forward. It also is the precipitator for … More If Military Sexual Assault Victims Experience Retaliation, the Military Justice System is Broken

The Impact Two Military Officers had on Military Sexual Assault Legislation

The Impact Two Military Officers had on Military Sexual Assault Legislation Air Force Times: Sex charges dropped; Aviano IG freed from brig (Feb 2013) I appeared on Voice of Russia (America) radio today to discuss the impact that General Craig Franklin & Lt Col James Wilkerson had on military sexual assault legislation. And at the very … More The Impact Two Military Officers had on Military Sexual Assault Legislation

Murder in the Dorm at University of Alaska Fairbanks (1993)

Murder in the Dorm at University of Alaska Fairbanks (1993) This cold case investigation hits home with me. This tragedy happened while I was attending the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1993. It occurred in Bartlett Hall where I lived my sophomore year. I was living off campus at the time of the incident. It … More Murder in the Dorm at University of Alaska Fairbanks (1993)

Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same

Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same Sixteen years ago, Robert Shadley, then a major general in the Army, uncovered disturbing news from an important Army training facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Drill sergeants and other instructors were regularly using their power to get sexual favors from young female trainees, or sometimes … More Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same