Scapegoating Our Junior Leadership 1

What kind of message do we send to our junior leaders by tasking them with grave lethal responsibility and then throwing them under the bus for political expediency? Such is the case of Army 1LT Lorance, former Platoon Leader in the 82d ABN who was found guilty on two counts of second degree murder.

Colonel Jamie Williamson interviews defense Counsel John N. Maher, (LTC, USAR) regarding the case of his client 1LT Clint Lorance of the 82d Airborne Division. We set a dangerous precedent when we place political expediency above the fundamental constitutional right to a fair trial.

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