Loretta E. Richard Jesus Amos, Petitioner, v. Lynch, Attorney General, Respondent.
A Marine whose year sentence on a rape conviction was overturned last year due to concerns the outcome was influenced by senior Marine leadership is back behind bars to serve a much lighter sentence. Stephen Howell was sentenced to nine years' confinement in late April after a jury of enlisted Marines and officers found him guilty of failure to obey lawful general regulation, abusive sexual contact and adultery. Howell faced allegations he sexually assaulted the mother of a potential recruit, but was found not guilty of the graver charges of rape, aggravated sexual assault, sodomy and assault — a significant reversal from the previous verdict that found him guilty of all those charges.
Could you do the same for me and explain what love is? Amos Oz: Love is not as sweet as it appears when we are young. Love combines extreme sacrifice with extreme egoism.
The answers from the commandant, Gen. James F. Amoshave some in Marine legal circles wondering whether he told the full truth. Amosa Joint Chiefs of Staff member, faces charges from defense attorneys that his words and actions have unleashed a wave of unlawful command influence over jurors who venerate the commandant.
Yazidi refugees flee for their lives from Islamic State forces near the Syrian border, August The situation for Syrian women has worsened since July at the hands of Islamic State, said Valerie Amos, the UN's under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief. She described how women and female children as young as 12 are enslaved and sexually abused.
Navy and Marine Corps aviators has been cleaned up. Spouses and children are welcomed at the convention now, and organizers keep careful tabs on bad behavior. Beer and liquor still flow freely in hospitality suites after the day's panel discussions end, but the atmosphere is a far cry from the drunken, raucous parties that characterized the event in the late s throughaccording to naval aviators who have been attending for years.
As Gen. Jim Amos neared the start of his final year leading the Marine Corps, his staff at the Pentagon asked a select group of senior officers for suggestions on how he and the service could improve. One officer on Amos' staff, Maj. Warren Cook, offered blunt, pragmatic advice: The 35th commandant should embrace the millennial generation by starting official Twitter and Facebook accounts and begin connecting with rank-and-file Marines in a deliberate, intentional way.
Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And every 9 minutes, that victim is a child. Prevention education is not one-size-fits-all.