MSgt Michael Silva

The Tragic Tale of U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Michael Silva

befMSgt Michael Silva The Tragic Tale of U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Michael Silva MSgt Michael Silva was raised in a military family. His father was a Vietnam Vet, served more than 30 years in the Army and retired a Command Sergeant Major. Michael was taught early on in life to work hard and be a good Christian. He followed in his father’s footsteps by not only serving his [...]

By |2016-10-12T16:57:48+00:00October 12th, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military Investigations, Military Justice, Military News|Comments Off on The Tragic Tale of U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Michael Silva

How the Air Force Failed MSgt Michael Silva

Lt Col (Ret) Craig M. Perry, "Never Leave an Airman Behind: How the Air Force Faltered and Failed in the Wake of the Lackland Sex Scandal" https://www.amazon.com/Never-Leave-Airman-Behind-Faltered/dp/1530633494/ “Thus begins Lt. Col. Perry’s analysis of the tragic case of Master Sergeant Mike Silva, the last MTI to face prosecution in the wake of the Lackland sex scandal, during which a handful of instructors were accused of rape and sexual assault, and dozens [...]

By |2016-08-21T22:18:04+00:00August 21st, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military Investigations, Military Justice, Military News, Military Sexual Assault Prevention|Comments Off on How the Air Force Failed MSgt Michael Silva

The Real Expendables: Military Service Members Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted

The Real Expendables: pictured left to right, MSG Alan S. Guardado, MSgt Michael Silva, MAJ Christian Martin, PO Darin Lopez, SPC Eric Lee Nordin The Real Expendables: Military Service Members Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted By Major Christian “Kit” Martin 24 July 2016. Joint Regional Correctional Facility (JRCF) Fort Leavenworth, Kansas After two and a half months in confinement, county and federal, I have to ask the question “what [...]

By |2016-08-17T07:29:15+00:00August 17th, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military Investigations, Military Justice, Military News, Save Our Heroes|Comments Off on The Real Expendables: Military Service Members Falsely Accused and Wrongfully Convicted

The Wrongful Conviction of Air Force MSgt Michael Silva (Introduction)

This is the first part of  series of posts that were run on Facebook by Never Leave an Airman behind that captures this tragic tale.   https://www.facebook.com/NeverLeaveAirmanBehind Introduction The last airman to face court-martial as a consequence of the so-called Lackland sex scandal was Master Sergeant Michael Silva, whose trial began one year ago today. Unlike every other current or former Military Training Instructor prosecuted since 2012, however, MSgt Silva wasn’t accused of misconduct [...]

By |2016-08-04T23:34:19+00:00August 4th, 2016|Education, False Allegations, Military News|Comments Off on The Wrongful Conviction of Air Force MSgt Michael Silva (Introduction)