Traitor or Patriot Part 2
Submitted by admin on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 9:42am
Submitted by Post Adjutant
On October 10, 1995, the 1/15 Battalion of the 3rd infantry Division of the U.S. Army came to attention at 0900 in Schweinfurt, Germany. All but one of the 550 soldiers were wearing a sky-blue baseballstyle cap with a United Nations insignia on the front. One was wearing the olivedrab flat cap that is authorized to be worn with the Battle Dress Uniform. With this simple act of disobeying a direct order, Spc. 4 Michael New set the stage for a legal battle that has profound implications for the future of American soldiers into service of the United Nations without the constitutional permission of Congress.
To view the rest of this story please subscribe to the digital edition
Rate this article: