Behind a Cuban minefield is the U.S. military’s last broadcasting trove of vinyl records. They’ve been kept there long after military authorities recalled them in the 1990s, during the transition to newer technology.
A leading American nursing organization is conferring an ethics award on a career Navy nurse who refused to force-feed hunger strikers last summer, even as, his attorney says, he is at risk of having his career cut short by the episode.
In April the judge in the USS Cole case issued an order to have the accused planner of the attack on the warship examined with an MRI, and the Pentagon is now seeking portable equipment to be sent to Guantánamo.
Months after ordering the public release of more than two dozen videos that show the force-feeding of a Guantánamo Bay detainee, a federal judge on Friday directed the government to move the process forward by getting eight of the recordings ready by next month.
Although independent media were excluded from the event, the Miami Herald listened to a somewhat fuzzy audio recording on a Pentagon website in which the top brass bristled at press and other civilian portrayals of the prison.
A federal judge in Utah has awarded a $134.2 million default judgment in a lawsuit filed on behalf of two American soldiers against a Canadian man who pleaded guilty to committing war crimes at age 15.
Sgt. 1st Class A (whose identity is not to be used due to U.S. military rules) speaks about observing her first Ramadan stationed at the U.S. Navy Base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Reporting by Carol Rosenberg. Video by Walter Michot/Miami Herald Staff