New & Noteworthy:

U.S. Army

Archives | Mentions:

Page 1 of 212

Attorney: Manning not being provided approved hormone therapy

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Chelsea Manning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the American Civil Liberties Union and Manning's attorney said Tuesday. The ACLU and Manning's civilian attorney, David E. Coombs, on Tuesday notified ...

Filed under: , , , , ,

ACLU petitions U.S. Army to recognize two transgender veterans

Monday, August 11, 2014
army
TRENTON, N.J. -- The New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union wants the U.S. Army to "fully recognize" the new legal names of two New Jersey-based transgender military veterans. The group announced Monday that it submitted two applications to the Defense Department's Army Review Boards Agency on July 30 on behalf of the two veterans...

Filed under: , , ,

Pentagon approves moving Manning to civilian prison to obtain gender treatment

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Chelsea Manning
WASHINGTON -- In an unprecedented move, the Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison so she can get treatment for her gender disorder, defense officials said.

Filed under: , , ,

Same-sex couple’s wedding ceremony a first at Fort Bragg’s chapel

Sunday, December 22, 2013
Fayetteville Observer (YouTube)Maj. Daniel Toven and Johnathan Taylor kiss outside a Fort Bragg chapel.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The North Carolina home of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division and the Green Berets is opening the base chapel to same-sex ceremonies.

Filed under: , , , ,

Manning says gender identity dispute could go to court

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Chelsea Manning
HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- Imprisoned secret documents leaker Chelsea Manning says she'll go to court, if necessary, to get treatment for gender identity disorder, also called gender dysphoria.

Filed under: , , , ,

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ activist dies in traffic accident in N.Y.

Friday, August 30, 2013
Darren Manzella
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Darren Manzella, a gay combat medic discharged from the U.S. Army after criticizing the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in a 2007 television interview, has died in a traffic accident in western New York. He was 36.

Filed under: , , , ,

Bradley Manning’s maximum possible sentence cut to 90 years

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Patrick Semansky, APBradley Manning
FORT MEADE, Md. — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's possible sentence for disclosing classified information through WikiLeaks was trimmed from 136 years to 90 years Tuesday by a military judge who said some of his offenses were closely related.

Filed under: , , , ,

Mainstream LGBT rights groups have abandoned Bradley Manning

Sunday, August 4, 2013
Manning-350x240
One of the interesting factors is that two of the largest and most well funded LGBT rights groups in the U.S. have stayed quiet about Bradley Manning, his reprehensible treatment in custody and his trial. Why has Manning, whose revelations about the U.S. Army's actions epitomize social justice in action, gotten the cold shoulder from the Human Rights Campaign and GLAAD? The silence of these groups has been deafening.

Filed under: , , , ,

Wife of female U.S. Army officer can join military spouses club

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Ashley Broadway (left) with her wife, Lt. Col. Heather Mack, and their 2-year-old son.Family photo.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- A woman who is married to a female Army officer at Fort Bragg and who was recently denied membership in its officers' spouses club said late Friday that she has been invited to become a full member.

Filed under: , , , ,

Fort Bragg officers’ spouses club offers lesbian spouse ‘guest membership’

Friday, January 18, 2013
Fort-Bragg
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- An Army officers' spouses club at Fort Bragg, N.C., under fire for denying membership to the lesbian wife of an Army officer, has offered the spouse a "guest membership" in the group while it reviews its bylaws. The Association of Bragg...

Filed under: , , , , , ,

Page 1 of 212