What Happens When You’re One of the 46,000 to 230,000 Wrongfully Convicted of a Crime?

By Jacqueline Nguyen UNITED STATES - Of all individuals convicted of a crime in the U.S., according to the Chicago Tribune, between 2-10 percent of the convicts are innocent. Countless innocent individuals have spent years, decades, and even lifetimes serving their sentence, only to be later proven innocent. When these individuals are finally proven to be innocent, the financial compensation offered by the state or federal government is meager. Since the [...]

Unlawful Command Influence in the Military Prosecution of Sexual Offenses

This article; a common sense and accurate perspective on Unlawful Command Influence in Military Sexual Misconduct cases was authored by an anonymous, falsely accused, wrongfully convicted and incarcerated servicemember, whose case has been vetted and who is currently in the appeals process. The service member wishes to remain anonymous so as not to jeopardize the service member’s appeal. The author’s opinions provided here are of the author. SOH has provided commentary.

Due Process in Military Justice During the #MeToo Movement: Finding the Right Balance

Former Army JAG Special Victim Prosecutor authors an article critical of the military’s handling of sexual assault allegations in the era of the #MeToo movement, reprinted with the permission of the author.

SOH President Doug James Testifies Before the Senate Armed Services Committee

Through diligent efforts by Save Our Heroes personnel, SOH President Doug James testified and provided information to the members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sub Committee on Personnel on false allegations and wrongful convictions.

Save Our Heroes’ Writes Navy Secretary, Demands Court Martial of Navy JAG, Vice Admiral James Crawford

Save Our Heroes’ continues to fight for accountability for U.S. Navy Chief Special Warfare Operator Keith Barry and demands court martial of Navy JAG Admiral James Crawford.

Save Our Heroes’ sends Letter to Naval Chief of Operations, Admiral John M. Richardson, Demands Court Martial of Recently Retired Navy Judge Advocate General, Vice Admiral James Crawford

In a letter dated 17 September 2018, Save Our Heroes, wrote to Naval Chief of Operations, Admiral John M. Richardson. The letter is a demand to order back into the Navy, now retired Judge Advocate General, Vice Admiral James Crawford, to face a court martial.

Joint Regional Correctional Facility Continues Human Rights Abuses, Save Our Heroes Files Complaint with the DoD Inspector General.

Joint Regional Correctional Facility Continues Human Rights Abuses, Save Our Heroes Files Complaint with the DoD Inspector General. This past March, SOH submitted a letter of concern to the commander of the Joint Regional Correctional Facility at Fort Leavenworth Kansas, regarding the denial of access and contact with minor children of those detained at that facility . Our March 27th letter, addressed to Army Lieutenant Colonel Karin Watson, informed her of [...]

Military Urine Drug Screens Are Not Infallible

Written by MAJ (ret.) Eric B. Smith, DO, MPH On June 21, 2018 The Military Times published an article entitled, “Troop Drug Dismissals Suspended Due to Lab Contamination Concerns." The concern is over possible cross contamination issues with urine drug samples that were jostled during transit when shipped to the Air Force Drug Testing Laboratory. The halt in troop dismissals was “an abundance of caution,” according to the Deputy Director of [...]