US Navy Punishes Suicidal Sailor Who Sought Mental Health Treatment

A Federal Way native’s struggle to find mental health treatment in the U.S. Navy has attracted the attention of a local Congressman and a national advocacy organization. Michael ...

What to Expect When Facing an Administrative Separation Board

Enlisted? What to Expect When Facing a Military Administrative Separation Board (ASB) There may come a time in the life of a serving enlisted military member when he or she is bein...

Stephen Carpenter Jr. Awarded Elite Lawyer in Military Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEATTLE, WASHINGTON, May 21, 2020 – The Elite Lawyer in Military Law award has been awarded to Stephen H. Carpenter Jr. after a rigorous, multi-leveled selec...

What to Expect When Facing a Board of Inquiry (BOI)

Facing a board of inquiry may raise a lot of questions. Everything you need to know about what exactly a board of inquiry is, what happens during the process and what actions you m...

Court & Carpenter Named to the 2020 Lawyers of Distinction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEATTLE, WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020 – Stephen H. Carpenter, Jr., the managing attorney at Court & Carpenter, PC, has been selected to the 2020 Lawyers of...

Branding a Soldier With ‘Personality Disorder’

Capt. Susan Carlson was not a typical recruit when she volunteered for the Army in 2006 at the age of 50. But the Army desperately needed behavioral health professionals like her, ...

Sanity Hearing Underway for Man Accused of Afghan Mass Murder

It’s been more than two years since a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier was accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians during a rampage in two small village. For the first time since,...

Pedophile Sting Ops Roil U.S. Forces on Okinawa

Since 2015, at least 36 U.S. service members on Okinawa have been arrested in child sex stings operated by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. Those detained have belonged to...

Former JAG Lawyer Shares Insight Into Trial for Accused Afghan Killer

Attorney John Henry Browne believes the case against the accused killer of 16 Afghan civilians in politically motivated. “Unfortunately I believe that it is,” Browne told repor...

Sub Officer Found not Guilty on Stalking, Assault and Other Charges

A submarine officer based in the state of Washington was found not guilty at a court-martial trial last week on stalking, assault and other charges, Navy officials confirmed Monday...

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