August 2014 archive

Aug 26

A Bible And An Incident

A Bible And An Incident

A Bible and an Incident (Click to Tweet) In the last week of January, I was notified by my lawyer that the appeal did not go through and my five year sentence was approved. This meant that there would not be any reduction in time. There had been enough breaks given out to me at this point. (Click …

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Aug 26

A Bible And The Incident

A Bible and the Incident

A Bible and the Incident (Click to Tweet) In the last week of January, I was notified by my lawyer that the appeal did not go through and my five year sentence was approved. This meant that there would not be any reduction in time. There had been enough breaks given out to me at this point. (Click …

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Aug 19

Cellmate And The Church People

Cell Window

Cellmate and the Church People (Tweet This) A couple weeks later, around mid-January, Private First Class Eddie Gaines had his court-martial. Even though I was taken out of jail to be present at the trial, I did not have to testify against him. This was unless, he decided at the last minute not to plead guilty. …

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Aug 12

Waiting

Wating

Waiting Upon arriving at the Vernon Parish Jail, I removed my Army uniform and switched to my inmate attire. It wasn’t the last time I would have to wear the uniform but I definitely was feeling less like a soldier and more like an inmate. A guard led me back to my cell. Once the …

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Aug 09

Thanks!

Thank you!

Thanks! It has been almost a year since I started my blog. It’s been a long process and I want to say thanks for sticking with me. The support I have received during this time has been amazing. So many of you encourage me each with each post. And where I would be without all …

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Aug 05

Sentencing

Colonel

Sentencing The feeling I was getting about the sentencing phase of the court-martial, wasn’t a good one. Colonel Grainger was a Vietnam era soldier with a reputation for being one of the tougher judges at Fort Polk. He was in his office deciding my future. There was nothing else that I could say or do on my …

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