Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence.
A panel composed mostly of Marines with combat experience will decide the fate of the 19-year-veteran charged with murder, attempted murder and conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline for posing with the corpse for photographs.
"The policy makes service impossible for those who could perform their duties with appropriate care or after transitioning. This is not enforcing a standard. This is exclusion masked by a facade of policy."