One of the first, and most controversial, decisions new President Obama made this week was to halt war crimes trials at Gitmo.
I cannot say it any better than former Cmdr. Kirk Lippold, who was in command of the USS Cole when it was attacked in 2000.
"It demeans their deaths because we seem to be more concerned with the rights of detainees than we are with the justice that is being denied to my sailors that were killed,"
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In honor of his continuing fight for justice for the crew he lost and for his service to our country, I salute Commander Kirk S. Lippold, USN (Ret.)