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    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…)


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reviewing evidence from experts with the Office of Scientific and Medical Justice (OMSJ), government prosecutors have withdrawn all HIV-related criminal charges against a 34-year-old airman of Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. (more…)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


    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…)


    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…)


    7Apr (SEATTLE) — U.S. Air Force pilot Patrick Burke’s day started in the cockpit of a B-1 bomber near the Persian Gulf and proceeded across nine time zones as he ferried the aircraft home to South Dakota. (more…)


    Part 1 introduced readers to USAF Sergeant David Gutierrez, who received more than forty vaccines that are known to spread disease, compromise immune function and cause false positive HIV test results.  Under intense media pressure, the USAF charged and convicted Gutierrez despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence.  Part II explains (more…)


    Wichita KS – By all accounts, the US Air Force veteran was a trusted and valued serviceman.  As a member of the 22nd Maintenance Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base, Technical Sergeant David Gutierrez consistently received top performance evaluations for managing the service and repairs for the 22nd Refueling Wing.  But instead of celebrating his twentieth anniversary with the USAF (more…)


    30 Apr-WICHITA – Three months after USAF officials convicted Technical Sergeant David Gutierrez to eight years at Fort Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary, OMSJ’s  HIV Innocence Group has filed motions for a new hearing. (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…)


    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…)


    7Apr (SEATTLE) — U.S. Air Force pilot Patrick Burke’s day started in the cockpit of a B-1 bomber near the Persian Gulf and proceeded across nine time zones as he ferried the aircraft home to South Dakota. (more…)


    Part 1 introduced readers to USAF Sergeant David Gutierrez, who received more than forty vaccines that are known to spread disease, compromise immune function and cause false positive HIV test results.  Under intense media pressure, the USAF charged and convicted Gutierrez despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence.  Part II explains (more…)


    Wichita KS – By all accounts, the US Air Force veteran was a trusted and valued serviceman.  As a member of the 22nd Maintenance Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base, Technical Sergeant David Gutierrez consistently received top performance evaluations for managing the service and repairs for the 22nd Refueling Wing.  But instead of celebrating his twentieth anniversary with the USAF (more…)


    30 Apr-WICHITA – Three months after USAF officials convicted Technical Sergeant David Gutierrez to eight years at Fort Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary, OMSJ’s  HIV Innocence Group has filed motions for a new hearing. (more…)


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