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Help Michael Behenna Win Parole: Write a Letter Diana West Wednesday, July 24, 2013 3:05 AM
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From Scott and Vicki Behenna:

To all the thousands of Michael supporters, Thank you so much for the huge outpouring concerning our request to contact your local...
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1LT Michael Behenna Update Diana West Friday, May 10, 2013 6:22 AM
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The Behennas write:

To all the thousands of Michael supporters, Just a quick update to let you know that the Government filed their Response to Michael's Petition...
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Heavy Hearts: No Clemency for Michael Behenna Diana West Thursday, February 21, 2013 2:55 PM
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A message from the Behennas:

To the thousands of Michael supporters, With heavy hearts we must inform...
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A Step Forward at the Supreme Court for Michael Behenna Diana West Tuesday, January 29, 2013 4:42 AM
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An important and encouraging bulletin came in last night from Scott Behenna, 1st Lt. Michael Behenna's father.

Today, the Supreme Court...
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Petitioning the Supreme Court: Michael Behenna Update Diana West Tuesday, January 08, 2013 4:16 AM
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Scott and Vicki Behenna have now taken the final legal step on their son Michael's behalf: petitioning the US Supreme Court. If you are unfamiliar with the gross travesty...
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Devastating: Michael Behenna's Conviction Upheld Diana West Friday, July 06, 2012 3:04 PM
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Please Sign 1Lt. Michael Behenna's Petition for Clemency Diana West Saturday, December 17, 2011 6:54 AM
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A November update from Scott and Vicki Behenna (which I missed it when it arrived in my inbox last month):

To the thousands of supporters of 1Lt Michael Behenna,...
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Why Does Secretary of Army John McHugh Want Lt. Michael Behenna to Remain in Jail for 15 Years? Diana West Thursday, December 23, 2010 7:54 AM
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As I wrote in this week's column, Scott and Vicki Behenna went before the Army Clemency Board earlier this month to plead their son's extremely compelling case for clemency.

The Clemency Board has released its decision: No.

In an email they...
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Lt. Michael Behenna's Day in Appeals Court Diana West Thursday, December 09, 2010 12:05 PM
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US Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna

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Just came back from a tense morning in the Army Court of...
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Happy Birthday, Michael Behenna Diana West Tuesday, May 18, 2010 4:36 AM
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Photo: Army Ranger 1st Lieutenant Michael Behenna and his family

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Today is Michael Behenna's 27th birthday, which he is marking in military prison. He is there, wrongfully, unjustly, serving a 25 year prison sentence for, in essence, fighting the war in Iraq. Details at Defend Michael, the website his parents have set up on his behalf.

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Update: 1LT Michael Behenna Diana West Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:15 AM
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Scott and Vicki Behenna write in with an update on the ongoing and even promising efforts to free their son Michael, whom I have written...
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Why Is Michael Behenna Still in Prison? Diana West Wednesday, October 21, 2009 5:45 AM
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This one stinks out loud. I am referring to the military trial of Army Ranger 1Lt. Michael Behanna of Oklahoma for the charge of murder...
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When the Enemy of the State Is the State Diana West Friday, November 28, 2014 5:44 AM
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Obama and Holder announce Holder's resignation as attorney general / White House photo 

This week's syndicated column

When St. Louis County Prosecutor...
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Free the Leavenworth Ten-Plus Diana West Saturday, August 31, 2013 2:03 AM
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This week's syndicated column

Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance (above), 28, should remain in a...
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How Petraeus Could Help COIN's Veterans Diana West Friday, March 29, 2013 2:51 AM
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This week's column focuses...
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Petraeus: While You Seek Forgiveness, Help "Leavenworth Ten" Get Clemency Diana West Friday, March 29, 2013 2:34 AM
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This week's syndicated column

Talk is cheap, Gen. Petraeus.

You may not agree. After all, your Washington, D.C., “super lawyer,” Bob Barnett, charges you something like $900 an hour for a kind of talk best described as “reputation reconfiguration”...
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Leavenworth Ten: Are These Soldiers Really "Murderers"? Diana West Saturday, May 19, 2012 10:16 AM
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This week's syndicated column:

Here I am again in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C., the highest appeals...
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Allen West: President Owes Us an Explanation for Release of Hezbollah Killer Diana West Wednesday, May 16, 2012 11:18 AM
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Ali Musa Daqduq, Hezbollah terrorist killer of five American servicemen in Iraq, is free today, thanks to President Obama's decision to turn him over to an Iraqi court, which has just released him.

Michael Behenna, Evan Vela, John Hatley, Corey Clagett...
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Military Taking Away Our Soldiers' Right to Self-Defense Diana West Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:36 PM
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This week's syndicated column:

To keep former Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna behind bars until 2024...
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The Only Murder Here Was of Justice Diana West Friday, August 05, 2011 2:49 AM
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This week's syndicated column:

They are the forgotten warriors of the Iraq War, the men whose lives and families and careers blew up in "murder" charges on a vicious battlefield, the pieces coming down in Fort Leavenworth's military prison where the...
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Military "Justice" = Cruel and Unusual Punishment Diana West Tuesday, August 02, 2011 5:10 AM
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An email from Scott and Vicki Behenna brings news of a national disgrace: The Army Court of Appeals...
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Eating Our Own Some More Diana West Sunday, July 31, 2011 5:22 PM
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Sgt. Derrick Miller, 27, of Hagerstown, MD, was convicted this past week of the premeditated murder of an Afghan man in 2010. The husband...
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US Gives Clemency to Iraqi and Taliban Terrorists; Why Not Clemency for the Leavenworth Ten? Diana West Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:21 AM
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Today is Michael Behenna's 28th birthday, his third birthday beind bars in prison at Ft. Leavenworth where he is serving a 15-year sentence...
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More Catch-and-Release Madness Diana West Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3:52 AM
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Where's Captain Bligh when we need him?

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Catch-and-release wrought tragedy and injustice in Iraq; it does...
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UPDATED: Where Is Justice for Michael -- and the "Leavenworth Ten"? Diana West Tuesday, December 21, 2010 11:51 AM
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This week's syndicated column is about Lt. Michael Behenna, one of the so-called Leavenworth Ten, all of whom who remain -- SGT Evan Vela...
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Free PFC Corey Claggett Diana West Sunday, December 19, 2010 6:56 AM
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While researching this week's column, I came across an extraordinary collection of videos at Kansas Watchdog,  all taken during Labor Weekend's Leavenworth Ten Freedom Ride. They showcase the families of the wrongly incarcerated soldiers...
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Clemency for Our Troops Diana West Monday, May 31, 2010 5:55 AM
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This week's column:

This Memorial Day Weekend, Americans remember not only our fallen soldiers, but also soldiers currently fighting in hostile lands under atrocious conditions. But there's another duty upon us as Americans with a debt of gratitude to our armed forces.

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Clemency for Terrorists But Not For Our Soldiers? Diana West Wednesday, November 25, 2009 7:05 AM
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This week's column is indeed a "holiday" column, although celebratory it is not....
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