WTKR is reporting here that a protest is planned for Monday night at Naval Station Norfolk in opposition to the courts-martial of three Navy SEALs arising from the aftermath of their apprehension of Ahmed Hashim Abed, who was wanted for murdering and mutilating four Blackwater contractors in Fallujah in 2004.
CNSNews is reporting here that “Huertas and McCabe will be arraigned Monday, Dec. 7. Keefe’s arraignment has been continued. No date for his arraignment has been scheduled at this time, according to Silkman. Captain Moira Modzelewski will be the military judge presiding over the arraignment Monday.” CAPT Modzelewski is expected to preside over SO2 McCabe’s court-martial starting on 19 January. CDR Tierney Carlos is expected to preside over SO2 Keefe’s and S1 Huertas’s courts-martial, which are expected to be tried after SO2 McCabe’s. CNSNews reports that the trial counsel will be “Jason Grover and Nicholas Kadlec for all three cases.”