The arraignment for PFC Bradley Manning will be on Thursday, February 23rd at Fort Meade, Maryland. The arraignment is the first step in the military court-martial process, where PFC Manning will be given official notice of the charges against him and will be asked to enter a plea. As with the Article, 32, the hearing will be open to the public.

(Pictured left: Attorney David Coombs walks with his wife, law professor Tanya Monestier, into the Article 32 hearing.)