"Ei Incumbit Probation Qui Dicit."

Proof lies on him who asserts, not on him who denies. The concept is that one is innocent until proven guilty. Regardless of what the law says about reasonable doubt, there is an unwritten presumption within the ranks of the military that if you are charged with sexual assault, then you are guilty. The stakes are your life! Your military counsel works for the same military that charged you. Consider that as you choose who represents you in your potentially life altering case.

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Joseph L. Jordan, Attorney at Law travels across the globe to assist in military criminal defense matters.

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Sheppard Court Martial Attorney Fights for the Rights of U.S. Air Force Servicemen

Court martial attorney Joseph Jordan has successfully proven the innocence of numerous Air Force servicemen stationed at bases around the world. As an experienced and knowledgeable attorney, Mr. Jordan has the ability to present a case in a way that draws attention to key facts establishing the defendant's innocence. He is everything you want in a Sheppard AFB Court martial attorney. Servicemen of the U.S. Military deserve the best possible legal help and support so that their rights are protected, and seasoned Sheppard military defense attorneys like Mr. Jordan help ensure a favorable outcome.

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A Brief History of Sheppard Air Force Base

Sheppard Air Force Base is located north of Wichita Falls in Texas. Sprawling over 300 acres of land that was acquired for a single dollar by the U.S. Army in this location, this base is operated by the USAF and AETC. As the largest training base and the most diversified one in the Air Education and Training Command, this base enjoys a unique status.

For more than 50 years since its establishment in 1941, Sheppard AFB has been providing comprehensive instruction in Air Force specialties. The base was initially set up as an Army Air Corps establishment during this year with a mission to recruit, train and educate skilled airmen. It was in 1948 that the name Sheppard Air Force base was officially given to this establishment. In the 1980's three training schools were set up here. Apart from this, Sheppard also trains the specialists who take care of the propulsion, flight equipment, avionics equipment, fuel, aerospace ground equipment munitions and more.

Present Day Sheppard Air Force Base

The most important units stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base are the 82d Training Wing and the 80 th Flying Training Wing. The former provides specialized training in technical and medical areas and field training. The latter carries out the ENJJPT or Euro- NATO Joint Jet Pilot program. This is the world's only flying training program that is multi-nationally manned and managed. Combat pilots for both NATO and USAF are trained through this program.

Recently, at Sheppard Air Force Base, the mother of murdered Marine Corps Lance Corporal Maria Lauterbach, made a heartfelt speech about the importance of placing a check on sexual assaults in Army bases. Cpl. Lauterbach was raped by a fellow Marine who then went on to murder her and burn her remains. Although the accused was apprehended by law and he received punishment, the need for immediate and effective representation for victims is only highlighted by such unfortunate incidents.

More and more attention continues to be drawn to the issue of sexual assault within the U.S. Military. As Brig. Gen. Fantini the 82 nd Training Wing Commander puts it, 'In order to solve a problem you have to actively accept and fix it'. However, awareness also needs to increase on how the servicemen and women can access competent legal counsel to defend themselves against charges. Often, an innocent who is accused can acquit himself or herself honorably in the least possible time when a competent Sheppard court martial attorney or Sheppard sexual assault court martial attorney is taking up their defense.

Legal Advice from Experienced Counsel at Sheppard Air Force Base

As an experienced Sheppard court martial attorney, Joseph Jordan has mounted aggressive defense to prove the innocence of several U.S. military clients across the world. Although he is based in Killeen Texas, Mr. Jordan is often approached for legal help from servicemen stationed elsewhere. Thanks to his immense experience with Article 120 cases including sexual assault and rape charges as well as violations dealt with in non- judicial hearings, Mr. Jordan has earned the trust and respect of innumerable men and women in uniform.

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