Paying It Forward Thanks to Army Specialist Suzanne Swift

The first time I ever heard the term military sexual trauma was when I was living with my future husband in Olympia, Washington in 2006. He was active duty Air Force stationed at McChord Air Force Base. I was a traditional National Guardsman. I had just transferred from a combat communications squadron in 2005 to a … More Paying It Forward Thanks to Army Specialist Suzanne Swift

The Barry Winchell Case Helped End the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy in the Military

Vanity Fair Confidential featured an episode called Don’t Ask Don’t Kill on Investigation Discovery highlighting the case of Army Pfc Barry Winchell at Fort Campbell, Kentucky in 1999. Winchell was bludgeoned to death by a fellow soldier while he lay asleep in his cot on July 5 in the barracks. Winchell was described by his friends as someone … More The Barry Winchell Case Helped End the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy in the Military

Only Way Out: Army Wife Threatens to Report Doctor to Commander if He Leaves Her

Lt Joe Kenda of Homicide Hunter featured another case where he was tasked with investigating what hospital officials suspected was an attempted murder. Upon arrival at the hospital, he was bombarded by the press because they heard the call for service over the scanner. The hospital was secure and police officers were on the scene. … More Only Way Out: Army Wife Threatens to Report Doctor to Commander if He Leaves Her

Life Insurance Fraud is a Common Motive for Murder in the Military

In a recent episode of Deadly Women, profiler Candice DeLong highlighted the case of Paul Berkley, a US Navy reservist living in Raleigh, North Carolina. After returning from a deployment overseas to the Middle East in 2005 without injury, he returned home to his wife, Monique, who had him murdered by her teenage lover less … More Life Insurance Fraud is a Common Motive for Murder in the Military

Lessons Learned from a Military Ammunitions Explosion in Colorado Springs

Homicide Hunter is an Investigation Discovery show featuring retired police Detective Lt. Joe Kenda (1973-1996). Lt. Kenda worked for the Colorado Springs Police Department for years and investigated and solved hundreds of cases during his employment. Now in his retirement, he outlines the cases that he encountered on the job and explains how he eventually … More Lessons Learned from a Military Ammunitions Explosion in Colorado Springs

Army Soldier Kelli Bordeaux Murdered by Sexual Predator on Sex Offender Registry List

Swamp Murders on Investigation Discovery featured the murder of Kelli Bordeaux, US Army soldier stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. We learned that in 2012 she went missing after visiting the Froggy Bottoms bar in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The last person to see her alive was Nick Holbert, a man considered a sexual predator and … More Army Soldier Kelli Bordeaux Murdered by Sexual Predator on Sex Offender Registry List

Lt Joe Kenda of Homicide Hunter Outlines Murder of Army Soldier Christopher Walton

When a massive brawl erupts at a local bar, it ends with the shooting death of a young army soldier. To unravel the murder, Lt. Joe Kenda must infiltrate a revered military institution, and expose a dangerous vendetta. –Homicide Hunter, Investigation Discovery Lt. Joe Kenda of the Homicide Hunter series on Investigation Discovery discussed the murder of … More Lt Joe Kenda of Homicide Hunter Outlines Murder of Army Soldier Christopher Walton