LTC Faces a Court-Martial
LTC Terry Lakin, an Army doctor, is facing a court-martial for refusing to deploy to Afghanistan. Soldiers in the past have refused to deploy to Iraq or Afghanistan for various reasons. LTC Lakin’s, however, is by far the most interesting.
LTC Larkin is refusing to deploy based upon his beliefs as a “birther” A “birther” is a group that does not believe that President Obama was born in the United States. As such, LTC Lakin considers any order from the President to be illegal. For more details on this story, go to the following link: CBS News.