I was just crunching some military justice stats when I noticed something interesting about the Coast Guard’s military justice record in Fiscal Year 2011: every court-martial prosecution resulted in a conviction. The Coast Guard tried 6 GCMs, 32 SPCMs, and 19 SCMs in FY 2011; the accused was convicted in all of them. During the previous fiscal year, every Coast Guard SPCM and SCM resulted in a conviction, but the accused was aquitted in two of the twelve GCMs. In FY 2009 and 2008, every Coast Guard SPCM and SCM also ended in a conviction, though in each of theose years there was one or more acquittal at a Coast Guard GCM. We have to go back to Fiscal Year 2007 to find the last Coast Guard acquittal at a special court-martial (though we don’t yet have data for this fiscal year). And we have to go back to Fiscal Year 2000 to find the last Coast Guard summary court-martial that resulted in an acquittal.