Senior Defense Department officials and the recently removed convening authority and legal adviser have all filed statements explaining recent leadership changes at the military commissions.
Steve Szrom is a student at Harvard Law School and previously served as an Army infantry officer for five years. He graduated from Indiana University in 2012 with a BA in Political Science and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. The views expressed here are his own and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.
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