Military
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Soldier convicted in 2003 attack appeals death sentence

Military
by Michael Cochrane
Posted 9/01/14, 10:38 am

The highest military appeals court in the United States will hear an appeal later this year in the case of a soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow soldiers and wounding 14 others in a grenade attack in 2003.

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Man who exposed Korean War massacre by U.S. troops has died

Military
by Michael Cochrane
Posted 8/11/14, 11:00 am

Chung Eun-yong, an ex-policeman who spent half a century urging the U.S. Army to acknowledge the Korean War refugee massacre at No Gun Ri, has died at 91, according to the No Gun Ri International Peace Foundation. His quest for justice for his two slain children led to the U.S. Army’s 2001 admission that the event was a “deeply regrettable accompaniment to a war.”

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Japanese search Saipan for missing American soldiers

Military
by Michael Cochrane
Posted 8/04/14, 02:10 pm

Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum’s World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan, a commonwealth of the United States in the Northern Mariana Islands. The reason for the urgency: A developer plans to begin construction in the fall on a condominium near the beach where scores of Americans were killed on July 7, 1944, during Japan’s largest mass suicide attack of the war.

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