Staff Sgt. Cathrine Schmid has joined a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump’s proposed ban on transgender people in the U.S. military. Schmid, who is transgender, says she has served honorably for 12 years.
Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales has asked an Army court for a special hearing to explore evidence that his massacre of 16 Afghan civilians may have been tied to a controversial malaria drug given to troops that is known to cause hallucinations, anxiety and paranoia.
The defense team for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, in a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, plans to raise possible use of a controversial malaria drug as justification for a review of the life-without-parole sentence he received for the murder of 16 Afghans.
Pierce Transit was ordered to pay $105,000 after settling a lawsuit with a Washington National Guard member whose job was terminated while he was deployed, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.