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Our Firm Helps A Client Gets His Wings Back

In a case which is still pending, a client of Joseph L. Jordan, Attorney At Law has had his flight status restored. Our client was one of three Air Force instructor pilots who were grounded over a ...
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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to Face Court-Martial

On December 14, the U.S. Army announced that it would indeed move forward with a court-martial against embattled Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Bergdahl's case, which is only gaining more and more ...
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Lawmakers Call for Army Child Sex Abuse Transparency

Three U.S. Senators are now calling for more transparency in the military judicial system following a revealing Associated Press report last month. In the report, investigators concluded that nearly a ...
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Army Mounts "Misconduct" Review Following NPR Report

Following allegations that it has wrongly discharged thousands of soldiers suffering from PTSD and TBI for misconduct, the U.S. Army has announced a new review of its separation policies. As Military ...
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2016 Reporting System Planned for Military Sex Crimes

Following a startling AP report on the prevalence of child sex abuse in the military, experts and officials are reiterating the importance of establishing a new reporting system signed into law ...
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Attorney Joseph Jordan Speaks at Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inn of Court

Last week, the Oklahoma Bar Association hosted Attorney Joseph Jordan at the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inn of Court. Attorney Jordan was invited to enlighten the local legal community on the critical ...
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Joe Biden Brings "It's On Us" Message to Naval Academy

The White House's "It's on us" campaign to raise sexual abuse awareness of U.S. campuses struck a more specific tone on its first stop at the U.S. Naval Academy earlier this month. ...
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Controversial Male-on-Male Military Sexual Assault Study Retracted

Earlier this month, the American Psychological Association published a study that concluded that male-on-male sexual assault in the military was occurring at an alarming, previously unthought-of rate. ...
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Honoring Servicemembers for Veterans' Day 2015

As part of our engagement with military law practice area, we at Joseph L. Jordan, Attorney at Law frequently try to highlight military stories that shine a light on urgent issues, injustices, and ...
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Rate of Sexual Assault of Military Men Higher Than Thought

In a startling new study, researchers report that the occurrence of sexual assault on male military members could be as much as 15 times higher than initially thought. The study, which provided ...
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NPR Army Report Sparks Senate-Mandated "Misconduct" Inquiry

Following a shocking investigative report from NPR last month, a dozen senators are now calling for the Army to investigate the misconduct discharges of nearly 22,000 soldiers since 2009. According to ...
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Army Has Dismissed 10,000s of Mentally Traumatized Troops for "Misconduct"

In a shocking new report from NPR and Colorado Public Radio, investigators claim that the Army has dismissed tens of thousands of troops with TBI or PTSD issues on the grounds of ...
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Is the Army Using Misconduct-Based Discharges to Reduce Its Ranks?

The Army is currently experiencing an explosion of misconduct-based disciplinary actions and discharges it has not seen since the 1990s. While officials insist that the spiking discharges are a result ...
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Future of Air Force Pilots Punished for Texts Still Uncertain

Earlier this year, the story of four Air Force pilots who received controversial letters of reprimand for unbecoming texts sent to one another made headlines. Now, as the future careers of the pilots ...
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Army Restructuring Substance Abuse Treatment Following Critical Reports

In a recent interview, Army Secretary John McHugh has revealed that the Army's programs for treating soldier alcohol and substance abuse are shifting back to the Army Medical Command from the ...
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Defense Counsel Argues that Dismissed Charges Against Airman Should Stand

Last July, Lt. Col. Joshua Kastenberg ruled that the dismissed sexual assault charges against 1st Class Brandon T. Wright had been exposed to "unlawful command influence" in Italy, but that ...
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Will Bowe Bergdahl Avoid Jail Time?

This month, a second Army official has reportedly come forward and recommended that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should not receive jail time for his alleged desertion and misbehavior before the enemy offenses. ...
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Hillary Clinton Pushes for Retroactive Honorable Discharges for Ousted Gay Soldiers

On Saturday, October 3, 2015, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to the Human Rights Campaign and passionately reiterated her support for the LGBT community. In particular, she ...
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Two Green Berets Under Fire for Attack on Afghani Child Rapist

In 2011, two Army Green Berets stationed in the Kunduz Province assaulted an Afghan police official they had learned had been keeping a young boy in sexual slavery. Now, those two soldiers are gaining ...
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Four Air Force Pilots Reprimanded After Questionable Seizure of Text Messages

Does the military have the power to seize its service members' personal data and reprimand them for crimes based on no further evidence? That's the question that's being asked by two ...
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Air Force Transitioning to "Positive" Sexual Assault Prevention Training

To combat the prevalence of sexual assault within ranks of our military, officials have developed intensive training programs to raise awareness and give service members the knowledge and resources to ...
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"Unlawful Command Influence" Reverses 2012 Army Rape Conviction

In 2012, Army Staff Sgt. Gabriel C. Garcia was convicted in a court-martial for several sexual offenses, (Maltreatment of several NCO’s & Sexual Harassment of a CW2) the most serious of ...
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Navigating "Free Speech" for Service Members in the World of Social Media

"9/11 has officially been declared grandparents day by the Whitehouse. Somebody please f**king kill Obama." As Jeff B. Woodmansee's still-relevant piece from The National Law Journal ...
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Air Force to Proceed with Sexual Assault Case Following Alleged Political Manipulation

The Air Force has ruled that the sexual assault case against Airman 1st Class Brandon T. Wright, despite enduring a tangled history of alleged political influences, will move forward with a ...
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Rumors of Weapons Charges Swirl After Navy Shooting in Chattanooga

Over this past weekend, to the outrage of many, rumors spread that Navy Lt. Commander Timothy White would face weapons charges due to his role in the Chattanooga shooting last month. White, who ...
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