United States Marine Corps
A former Marine Corp brig commander says she never intended it as punishment when she ordered underwear removed from an Army private charged with giving classified material to WikiLeaks.
Tom Chepurko didn’t bargain on participating in any marathons anytime soon. It wasn’t just that the 53-year-old Odenton resident hadn’t trained for years. Chepurko largely depends on a wheelchair for mobility. He was injured in a skydiving accident in 1981 that caused partial paralysis from the waist down.
TV personality Bob Barker says he’s giving $2 million to a fund for injured Marines.
The lawyer for a U.S. Army private suspected of passing thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks says he has asked the government to release his client from a Marine Corps brig due to what he says are needlessly harsh pretrial confinement conditions.