Latest "Unlawful Command Influence" stories
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces has agreed to consider Bowe Bergdahl's arguments on unlawful command influence.
By Patricia Kime
Called the “mortal enemy of military justice,” UCI occurs when superiors utter words or take actions that improperly influence the outcome of court-martial cases, jeopardize the appellate process or undermine the public’s confidence in the armed forces by appearing to tip the scales of justice.
It's the latest imbroglio to embarrass the SEALs, the elite special operators once lauded as “silent professionals” who eschewed the shenanigans that snagged headlines.
By Mark D. Faram and Geoff Ziezulewicz
Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, 40, is charged with premeditated murder and other crimes allegedly committed in Iraq in 2017.
By Carl Prine