The LA Times reports here that LtCol Jeffrey Chessani’s last day on active duty will by this Friday.  As we reported here last December, a BOI retired LtCol Chessani as an O-5.  The LA Times reports

In June, the [S]ecretary of the Navy upheld a ruling by a Board of Inquiry at Camp Pendleton that found Chessani was not guilty of misconduct but had shown “substandard” performance and should be required to retire but with no loss in rank.

CTV and the BBC report that a military panel acquited  the Canadian special forces officer accused of killing a detained insurgent on murder charges, in what he claimed was a mercy killing.  The panel reportedly also found Capt. Semrau guilty of “disgraceful conduct.”  See reports here and here.

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