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    OMSJ Victory Could End Military HIV Assault Cases


    Top Investigator Has Blistering Criticism for VA Response to Whistle-blower


    VA Ordered “Mass Purge” of Veterans MRI Imaging Orders


    (WASHINGTON AP) – After weeks of criticism for his detached response, President Barack Obama is showing new resolve to respond to a growing crisis over veterans’ health care. (more…)


    (ACHILLEASKOSTOULAS) – In case you missed it, the ‘big story’ in academic news in the past week was the retraction of more than 120 papers that had been published by Springer and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). The retraction followed the discovery, by Dr. Cyril Labbé of Joseph Fourier University, (more…)


    (CIRONLINE) – On the eve of a congressional hearing about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ skyrocketing use of narcotic painkillers, a former VA doctor has stepped forward with new allegations about the agency’s prescription practices. (more…)


    As Glenn Greenwald’s story reveals, reputation destruction is one of the main tactics used by the United States and other western countries to “destroy, deny, degrade and disrupt” enemies by discrediting them and planting misinformation. (more…)


    (ECOWATCH) –   After U.S. Navy sailors on the USS Ronald Reagan responded to the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan for four days, many returned to the U.S. with thyroid cancer, Leukemia, brain tumors and more. (more…)


    UPDATE – One week before the US military’s highest court was scheduled to review evidence used to convict USAF Sgt. David Gutierrez, the court cancelled the hearing.  Convicted in 2010 of adultery and not disclosing his HIV “positive” status to his sex partners, Gutie (more…)


    He was a top-performing Staff Sergeant with the Air Force, but since 2011 David Gutierrez has languished in a small cell at Fort Leavenworth prison, proclaiming his innocence to anyone who will listen. When he is released in 2018, his punishment is not over: he must register for life as a sex offender and will be dishonorably discharged from the military. (more…)


    Marine Corps Master Sergeant Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for twenty-five years.  As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the “Corps” and was  responsible for indoctrinating thousands of new recruits with its motto  Semper Fidelis or “Always Faithful.” (more…)


    (GOLDSBORO, NC) – After reviewing evidence from experts with the Office of Scientific and Medical Justice (OMSJ), government prosecutors have withdrawn all HIV-related criminal charges against a 34-year-old airman of Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. (more…)


    Since 2009, the pharmaceutical industry has paid $11 billion to settle thousands of criminal and civil complaints related to the illegal marketing of drugs that kill or injure 2-4 million Americans, ANNUALLY – paying $2 billion in reported kickbacks and bribes to clinicians like these who promote the unnecessary use of deadly drugs for healthy patients. (more…)


    (WASHINGTON, DC) – Citing questions about whether the evidence used to convict USAF Technical Sergeant David Gutierrez, a 20-year-military veteran, was sufficient, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C. (CAAF), has ordered a (more…)


    21 Sep (SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN) – Once again, antidepressants have been linked to an episode of horrific violence. The New York Times reports that Aaron Alexis, who allegedly shot 12 people to death at a Navy facility in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, received a prescription for the antidepressant Trazodone in August.  (more…)


    28 Aug (Gary Null) – African history Prof. Charles Geshekter says that “… much of what is claimed about AIDS in Africa is not only based on weak statistics and dubious numbers, but it’s also based on a kind of r (more…)


    14 Jul (GREENMEDINFO) – A highly concerning new investigative report from the largest daily newspaper in Germany alleges that Monsanto, the US Military and the US government have colluded to track and disrupt both anti-GMO activists and independent scientists who study the adverse effects of genetically modified food. As reported b (more…)


    June 28, 2013 (MAYVILLE, NY) – After nearly two weeks of highly technical testimony from medical and scientific experts, a Chautauqua County jury took one hour to decide that Nushawn Williams suffers from a mental abnormality that makes him subject to “civil management” and will either be confined to a secure treatment facility or kept under strict supervision. (more…)


    3 Jun (GOLDSBORO, NC) – In the wake of evidence that a senior government prosecutor attempted to intimidate a key defense witness in the HIV-transmission case of USAF Airman Basic “GBA” of Seymour Johnson AFB. N.C., the case has been continued until August 22.  Judge Michael A. Lewis (Lt. Col, USAF) continued the case to allow the defense, at prosecutors’ expense, to find a new expert. (more…)


    30 NOV (NAS JACKSONVILLE) – A US Navy veteran accused of HIV-related criminal charges has reached a pretrial agreement that will free him within weeks.  Accused of failing to disclose his alleged “HIV-positive status,” military prosecutors charged the Aviation Electrician’s Mate (RS) with multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault “likely to produce death or grievous bodily harm.” If convicted of all charges, RS faced a demotion and dishonorable discharge, the loss (more…)


    20 Nov – Last year, OMSJ posted this report about the non-specific injuries endured when Kevin Shipp transferred in 1999 from CIA headquarters to a U.S. Army weapons depot just north of San Antonio.  His wife and children suffered from migraines, nosebleeds, strange rashes, bleeding gums, and frequent vomiting, as well as emergency-room trips for breathing difficulties. A doctor later noted Joel’s immune system had been ravaged. (more…)


    29 Aug (INFOWARS.COM) – In his first public comments since being kidnapped by authorities over political posts on Facebook, former Marine Brandon Raub tells John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute that he is scared for his country.  Raub’s case went viral on the Internet earlier this month when (more…)


    24 Jul (WASHINGTON DC) – Six weeks after an Army judge at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, acquitted a heterosexual soldier in a so-called “HIV panic” case, another military judge at Ft. Belvoir in Virginia found a gay Army officer guilty on all counts for not revealing his HIV (more…)


    23 Jul (Courthouse News Services) – Veterans won another court order requiring the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to hand over more documents about its Cold War-era drug experiments on thousands of Vietnam veterans.  U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley in Oakland, Calif., said the documents requested were “squarely relevant” to the claim that the government failed to adequately notify veterans of the chemicals they were exposed to and what that exposure might do to their health. (more…)


    (CIRONLINE) – On the eve of a congressional hearing about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ skyrocketing use of narcotic painkillers, a former VA doctor has stepped forward with new allegations about the agency’s prescription practices. (more…)


    As Glenn Greenwald’s story reveals, reputation destruction is one of the main tactics used by the United States and other western countries to “destroy, deny, degrade and disrupt” enemies by discrediting them and planting misinformation. (more…)


    (ECOWATCH) –   After U.S. Navy sailors on the USS Ronald Reagan responded to the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan for four days, many returned to the U.S. with thyroid cancer, Leukemia, brain tumors and more. (more…)


    UPDATE – One week before the US military’s highest court was scheduled to review evidence used to convict USAF Sgt. David Gutierrez, the court cancelled the hearing.  Convicted in 2010 of adultery and not disclosing his HIV “positive” status to his sex partners, Gutie (more…)


    He was a top-performing Staff Sergeant with the Air Force, but since 2011 David Gutierrez has languished in a small cell at Fort Leavenworth prison, proclaiming his innocence to anyone who will listen. When he is released in 2018, his punishment is not over: he must register for life as a sex offender and will be dishonorably discharged from the military. (more…)


    Marine Corps Master Sergeant Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for twenty-five years.  As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the “Corps” and was  responsible for indoctrinating thousands of new recruits with its motto  Semper Fidelis or “Always Faithful.” (more…)


    (GOLDSBORO, NC) – After reviewing evidence from experts with the Office of Scientific and Medical Justice (OMSJ), government prosecutors have withdrawn all HIV-related criminal charges against a 34-year-old airman of Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. (more…)


    Since 2009, the pharmaceutical industry has paid $11 billion to settle thousands of criminal and civil complaints related to the illegal marketing of drugs that kill or injure 2-4 million Americans, ANNUALLY – paying $2 billion in reported kickbacks and bribes to clinicians like these who promote the unnecessary use of deadly drugs for healthy patients. (more…)


    (WASHINGTON, DC) – Citing questions about whether the evidence used to convict USAF Technical Sergeant David Gutierrez, a 20-year-military veteran, was sufficient, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C. (CAAF), has ordered a (more…)


    21 Sep (SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN) – Once again, antidepressants have been linked to an episode of horrific violence. The New York Times reports that Aaron Alexis, who allegedly shot 12 people to death at a Navy facility in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, received a prescription for the antidepressant Trazodone in August.  (more…)


    28 Aug (Gary Null) – African history Prof. Charles Geshekter says that “… much of what is claimed about AIDS in Africa is not only based on weak statistics and dubious numbers, but it’s also based on a kind of r (more…)


    14 Jul (GREENMEDINFO) – A highly concerning new investigative report from the largest daily newspaper in Germany alleges that Monsanto, the US Military and the US government have colluded to track and disrupt both anti-GMO activists and independent scientists who study the adverse effects of genetically modified food. As reported b (more…)


    June 28, 2013 (MAYVILLE, NY) – After nearly two weeks of highly technical testimony from medical and scientific experts, a Chautauqua County jury took one hour to decide that Nushawn Williams suffers from a mental abnormality that makes him subject to “civil management” and will either be confined to a secure treatment facility or kept under strict supervision. (more…)


    3 Jun (GOLDSBORO, NC) – In the wake of evidence that a senior government prosecutor attempted to intimidate a key defense witness in the HIV-transmission case of USAF Airman Basic “GBA” of Seymour Johnson AFB. N.C., the case has been continued until August 22.  Judge Michael A. Lewis (Lt. Col, USAF) continued the case to allow the defense, at prosecutors’ expense, to find a new expert. (more…)


    30 NOV (NAS JACKSONVILLE) – A US Navy veteran accused of HIV-related criminal charges has reached a pretrial agreement that will free him within weeks.  Accused of failing to disclose his alleged “HIV-positive status,” military prosecutors charged the Aviation Electrician’s Mate (RS) with multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault “likely to produce death or grievous bodily harm.” If convicted of all charges, RS faced a demotion and dishonorable discharge, the loss (more…)


    20 Nov – Last year, OMSJ posted this report about the non-specific injuries endured when Kevin Shipp transferred in 1999 from CIA headquarters to a U.S. Army weapons depot just north of San Antonio.  His wife and children suffered from migraines, nosebleeds, strange rashes, bleeding gums, and frequent vomiting, as well as emergency-room trips for breathing difficulties. A doctor later noted Joel’s immune system had been ravaged. (more…)


    29 Aug (INFOWARS.COM) – In his first public comments since being kidnapped by authorities over political posts on Facebook, former Marine Brandon Raub tells John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute that he is scared for his country.  Raub’s case went viral on the Internet earlier this month when (more…)


    24 Jul (WASHINGTON DC) – Six weeks after an Army judge at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, acquitted a heterosexual soldier in a so-called “HIV panic” case, another military judge at Ft. Belvoir in Virginia found a gay Army officer guilty on all counts for not revealing his HIV (more…)


    23 Jul (Courthouse News Services) – Veterans won another court order requiring the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to hand over more documents about its Cold War-era drug experiments on thousands of Vietnam veterans.  U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley in Oakland, Calif., said the documents requested were “squarely relevant” to the claim that the government failed to adequately notify veterans of the chemicals they were exposed to and what that exposure might do to their health. (more…)


    8 Jun (WASH DC) – In an unusual and possibly unprecedented trial verdict, rendered after expert witnesses raised “reasonable doubt” about the general validity of what are commonly called “HIV tests,” a military judge at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina on May 17 acquitted an Army sergeant of aggravated assault for failing to disclose his HIV “status” to sexual partners. The charges could have resulted in 37 years imprisonment for Sgt. Tarence C. Dixon. (more…)


    31 May – Two weeks ago, OMSJ defended US Army Sergeant TD, who was accused of having unlawfully exposed four women to HIV.  Despite 1) multiple positive HIV+ test results, 2) four accusers, 3) an HIV expert’s opinion that the tests were unquestionable proof (more…)


    23 May (WIRED) – Since returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan, an untold number of soldiers have come down with puzzling health problems. Chronic bronchitis. Neurological defects. Even cancer. Many of them are pointing the finger at a single culprit: The open-air “burn pits” that incinerated trash — from human waste to computer parts — on military bases overseas. (more…)


     24 May (WASHINGTON) — The co-owner of a major Pentagon propaganda contractor publicly admitted Thursday that he was behind a series of websites used to discredit two USA Today journalists who had reported on the contractor.  The online “misinformation campaign,” (more…)


    (BUSINESSINSIDER)  – The newest version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes an amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on the American public, reports Michael Hastings of BuzzFeed.  The amendment — proposed by Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and passed in the House last Friday afternoon — would effectively nullify the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948, which explicitly forbids information and psychological operations aimed at influencing U.S. public opinion. (more…)


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