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Lawsuit alleges tolerance for rape, sex abuse in military
by Bill Sizemore
Nov 14, 2011

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A female sailor who worked in a support role for a Virginia Beach-based SEAL team is one of 28 plaintiffs who allege in a federal lawsuit that they were raped or sexually assaulted with virtual impunity while on military duty.

The plaintiffs - 25 women and three men from all of the services - accuse two former defense secretaries, Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates, of allowing the perpetuation of a military culture in which sexual abusers go unpunished and are even promoted, while their victims are discouraged from seeking justice and subjected to harassment and retaliation when they do.

Petty Officer 1st Class Amy Lockhart alleges she was raped by a member of a Beach-based SEAL team while she was blacked out after a night of drinking with sailors during a pre-deployment training trip to California in February 2010. She also says her senior enlisted leader failed to take her accusations seriously, dismissing them with degrading, sexually charged language, including calling her a "slut."


When Lockhart pressed ahead with the rape allegation, it was investigated by the Navy and the charge was dismissed after a preliminary hearing on grounds of insufficient evidence. After a separate investigation, her senior enlisted leader, a command master chief petty officer, was stripped of his position and reassigned.

Navy SEALs - highly trained, secretive, sea-air-land commandos - are still an all-male enclave, but an increasing number of their support personnel are women.

Of the 20 women in Lockhart's SEAL support unit interviewed during the Navy's investigation of her case, half said they had experienced sexual discrimination or harassment.

Nevertheless, "there is no systematic or organizational bias against female personnel" in the unit, the investigators wrote in their report.
"Unfortunately there was a clear failure of leadership in this instance."

On the investigators' recommendation, the commanding officer of Naval Special Warfare Group 2 ordered commandwide training on sexual harassment and discrimination. The master chief's treatment of Lockhart was deemed "an isolated lapse in judgment."

Unsatisfied with the Navy's handling of her case, Lockhart is now pressing her allegations in a broader forum. In September, she was added as a plaintiff in the civil lawsuit, originally filed in February in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, accusing America's top military leaders of letting sexual abuse continue unchecked in the services.

The suit was filed by Susan Burke, a Washington attorney, with assistance from the Service Women's Action Network, a national support group.

Government lawyers have moved to have the case dismissed, arguing that the courts shouldn't interfere with military command and discipline and that Rumsfeld and Gates had no personal involvement in any violation of the plaintiffs' rights.

Oral arguments are scheduled for Friday.

The case is playing out against the backdrop of a Government Accountability Office study finding that sexual harassment still occurs frequently in the military despite long-standing efforts to root it out. Alleged victims of harassment almost never formally report it, the study found, in part because they believe their complaints would not be taken seriously.

Until last year, Lockhart, 32, an information systems technician, had a blossoming 13-year Navy career marked by glowing personnel evaluations. She was named her command's Sailor of the Year in 2007 and had recently been promoted to chief petty officer.

The Virginian-Pilot normally does not identify alleged victims of sexual assault but is making an exception in this case because Lockhart willingly divulged her name.

It all began to unravel on that 2010 training trip to Niland, Calif., in the San Diego area.

Lockhart acknowledges she is not blameless in the series of events that unfolded. She admits unprofessional conduct on her part, which she blames on depression and alcohol abuse for which she is now receiving treatment.

But she says there was a sharp disparity between her superiors' response to her actions and the actions of her male colleagues.

After a day of training, Lockhart went to dinner with some of her teammates, downing six or seven beers. Later, Lockhart said in an interview, she joined a party at the special-warfare compound, where there were multiple coolers full of beer. There, she drank more.

What happened next is disputed. Lockhart said she participated in a game of "I'll show you mine if you show me yours," flashing her breasts after a SEAL exposed his genitals.
However, witnesses who testified during the preliminary hearing said Lockhart initiated the game, and no one else played along. A fellow female sailor said Lockhart tried to persuade her to flash the group, but she refused. The SEAL Lockhart says started the game testified that Lockhart challenged him to expose himself, but he didn't.

Not long after that, an incapacitated Lockhart had to be carried to her bunk in the women's berthing area, where, she said, she has a hazy memory of another SEAL coming in and sitting on the edge of her bed.

The next morning, she awoke naked in her sleeping bag, unsure of how she got that way.

Back in Virginia a month later, she was brought before a disciplinary review board, a preliminary proceeding that can lead to a captain's mast, a form of nonjudicial punishment.

During that proceeding, she said, a member of the board told her he had a signed statement from the SEAL who came into her room, saying he had sex with her.

If that was true, she said, it was sexual assault, because she was passed out and incapable of consent.

Afterward, Lockhart said, her command master chief, who had presided over the hearing, told her the accused SEAL was a "close, personal family friend" of his - a fact she believes should have disqualified him from serving on the board. When she suggested a sexual assault had taken place, he is alleged to have replied, "Well, you showed your boobs. Isn't that consent enough?"


A week later, Lockhart filed a sexual assault complaint against the SEAL. In accordance with Navy policy, she was assigned a victim advocate, Chief Petty Officer Dena Hargrave.

In a signed statement later placed in the record, Hargrave recounted a conversation in which the command master chief called Lockhart a "slut" and said, "She shouldn't go about trying to purposely ruin someone's career because she got caught."

"I honestly didn't know what to say," Hargrave wrote.

At a captain's mast in August 2010, Lockhart was found guilty of indecent exposure as a result of the California incident.

She was also found guilty of fraternization, a military term for an improper relationship between people of differing rank. That charge stemmed from a separate sexual encounter she had with a lower-ranking sailor after her return to Virginia.

She was demoted from chief to petty officer first class and put on six months' probation.

Navy investigators determined there was insufficient evidence to support Lockhart's allegation that a SEAL exposed himself on the training trip. The SEAL was not disciplined.

Lockhart's rape allegation was dismissed at the conclusion of a daylong preliminary hearing in May. Both the presiding officer and the prosecutor recommended the dismissal, Lt. Arlo Abrahamson, a spokesman for Naval Special Warfare Group 2, said in an email.


Lockhart's command master chief was given a "letter of instruction," stripped of his position and reassigned by the group commanding officer.

The letter faults him for "exceptionally poor judgment" in his handling of Lockhart's allegations.

"Comments made by you to this Sailor, and to others in reference to her, are contrary to Navy Core Values," the letter read. "You failed on multiple occasions to treat this Sailor with the basic dignity and respect every uniformed service member and civilian employee deserves."

Abrahamson said the chief's conduct was not found to be criminal, although "it at times fell well short of the minimum expectations for persons in special positions of responsibility."

He said the command is confident that Lockhart's allegations "were comprehensively, objectively, and fairly investigated."

Lockhart, who has since been transferred to a different command, said she still loves the Navy and plans to stay in the service until retirement.

"But I will never go back to special warfare because of the blatant unfair treatment," she said. "They have an arrogance about them. They think they can do anything they want."

Pilot writer Kate Wiltrout contributed to this report.

Bill Sizemore, (757) 446-2276, bill.sizemore@pilotonline.com
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Re: Mrs. Kay Griggs on How the Government Works

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Charles Lydon Harrell, Jr. and Martha G. Harrell, Decision No. CU 6716
Under the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949

by Lyle S. Garlock, Chairman and Theodore Jaffe, Commissioner
Aug 11, 1971

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FOREIGN CLAIMS SETTLEMENT COMMISSION OF THE UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20579

IN THE MATTER OF THE CLAIM OF

CHARLES LYDON HARRELL, JR.

and

MARTHA G. HARRELL

Under the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as amended

Claim No. CU-8326

Decision No. CU 6716

Represented by Tropical Gas Co.

Counsel for Tropical Gas Company, Inc.: Smathers & Thompson, by Robert F. O'Malley, Esq.

PROPOSED DECISION

Claimants, CHARLES LYDON HARRELL, JR. and MARTHA G. HARRELL, who owed a stock interest in Tropical Gas Company, Inc., assert a claim under Title V of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as amended, against the Government of Cuba because of its nationalization of said Company.

In our decision entitled the Claim of L. Clyde Carter (Claim No. CU-6363 incorporated herein by reference), the Commission held that the properties owned by the Company were intervened by the Government of Cuba on August 26, 1960, and that this type of claim is compensable to an American national under the facts and conditions set forth therein. We need not again detail here the reasons or the method used in determining the value per share as $4.5885.

At the time of intervention, Tropical's preferred shareholders suffered no loss; and the common shares outstanding were 743,118. Subsequent issues not in existence on August 26, 1960 are not compensable (see Carter, supra).

On the basis of evidence of record, the Commission finds that these claimants, American nationals at the requisite times, come within the terms of the Carter decision, have been the owners of 58 shares of common stock in Tropical Gas Company since prior to August 26, 1960, and suffered a loss in the amount of $266.13 within the meaning of Title V of the Act. Further, the Commission holds that the amount of loss shall be increased by interest thereon at the rate of 6% per annum from August 26, 1960, the date of loss, to the date on which provisions are made for settlement thereof. (See Carter, supra.)

CERTIFICATION OF LOSS

The Commission certifies that CHARLES LYDON HARRELL, JR. and MARTHA G. HARRELL suffered a loss, as a result of actions of the Government of Cuba, within the scope of Title V of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as amended, in the amount of Two Hundred Sixty-Six Dollars and Thirteen Cents ($266.13) with interest at 6% per annum from August 26, 1960 to the date of settlement.

Dated at Washington, D.C., and entered as the Proposed Decision of the Commission

Aug 11, 1971

Signed: Lyle S. Garlock, Chairman

Signed: Theodore Jaffe, Commissioner

NOTICE TO TREASURY: The above-referenced securities may not have been submitted to the Commission or if submitted, may have been returned; accordingly, no payment should be made until claimant establishes retention of the securities or the loss here certified.

The statute does not provide for the payment of claims against the Government of Cuba. Provision is only made for the determination by the Commission of the validity and amounts of such claims. Section 501 of the statute specifically precludes any authorization for appropriations for payment of these claims. The Commission is required to certify its findings to the Secretary of State for possible use in future negotiations with the Government of Cuba.

NOTICE: Pursuant to the Regulations of the Commission, if no objections are filed within 15 days after service or receipt of notice of this Proposed Decision, the decision will be entered as the Final Decision of the Commission upon the expiration of 30 days after such service or receipt of notice, unless the Commission otherwise orders. (FCSC Reg., 45 C.F.R. 531.5(e) and (g) as amended (1970).

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Re: Mrs. Kay Griggs on How the Government Works

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Charles Lydon Harrell
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Charles Lydon Harrell: lawyer

Charles Lydon Harrell was American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1940, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia 1946, United States Bankruptcy Court (eastern and western district) Virginia 1946, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1947, United States Court International Trade 1950, United States Supreme Court 1952. Decorated 9 campaign medals, 5 combat stars; recipient Cross Military Service, United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Background

Harrell, Charles Lydon was born on October 22, 1916 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles Lydon Senior and Ethel Theresa (Toone) Harrell.

Education

Bachelor, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, University Richmond, 1941.

Career

Partner Harrell & Landrum, Norfolk, 1947-1976. Private practice, 1987—2004. Retired, 2003

Commissioner in chancery Circuit Court Princess Anne County, 1950—1976.

Commissioner in chancery City Norfolk, 1955—1976. Special justice Princess Anne County, 1952—1965.

Major achievements

Bar: Virginia 1940, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia 1946, United States Bankruptcy Court (eastern and western district) Virginia 1946, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1947, United States Court International Trade 1950, United States Supreme Court 1952.

Membership

Sunday school teacher Ghent United Microelectronics Corporation, Norfolk, Virginia, 1966-2008. Member health care consumer council Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, 1980-1990. Member council of church Ghent United Methodist Church, 1950-2004, teacher Bible class, since 1966, master, member committee Boy Scouts of America, Sea Scouts.

Member Council of Ministries, 1955-1988, chairman commission on Christian concerns Methodist Church, 1971-1976. Co-founder, chairman, president board director Ghent Venture, Inc. Vice president Norfolk Seaman's Society, since 1970, board director, since 1990, vice president.

Board director Handicaps Unlimited of Virginia, legislation chairman, legal advisor. Volunteer prayer counsellor Christian Broadcast Network, 1977-1993. Co-founder, board director Virginia Association of Blind, since 1981.

Director Norfolk Interfaith Coalition for the Elderly, Tidewater Christian Outreach Project. President Mobility on Wheels, Inc., 1980-1983, board director, since 1977, vice president since 2000. Member committee therapeutic recreation of handicapped people City of Norfolk, 1991-1998.

Co-founder, vice president, director New Life Development. Pro bono counsel Tidewater Legal Aid Society, since 1941. Commander United States Navy, to 1962.

Member American Bar Association, Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association (Lawyers Helping Lawyers), Virginia Bar Association, Judicial Society, Christian Legal Society, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars (past Commander), Junior Chamber of C., Jesus to the World Evangelistic Association (co-founder, board directors, vice president, chairman board), Christian Legal Society, Gideons, Masons, Shriners, Kiwanis, Retired Officers Association, The Fleet Reserve, Tin Can Sailors Association, Mine Warfare Association, The Caine Mutineers, McNeil Law Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa (secretary Tidewater Alumni chapter), Tau Kappa Alpha.

Personality

Interests


Swimming, scuba diving, spear fishing.

Connections

Married Martha de Weese Guild, February 5, 1943 (deceased March 1991). Children: Charles Lydon III, John Morgan, Marshall Guild, deWeese Toone. Married Lynn Aikens Johnson, July 13, 1993.(deceased September 2007).

father: Charles Lydon Senior Harrell

mother: Ethel Theresa (Toone) Harrell

spouses: Martha de Weese Guild; Lynn Aikens Johnson

children: Charles Lydon III Harrell; John Morgan Harrell; Marshall Guild Harrell; deWeese Toone Harrell
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Daniel McNally
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Name: Daniel McNALLY

Summary: Retired FBI special agent (GS-13) 24 year career. Most recent employment, Afghanistan and Iraq. HUMINT Analyst (Sept 2012 to November 2013), FOB Shank, Pul-e Alam District, Logar Province, RC (East) with 1-91 CAV (ABN) S-2, 173rd ABCT between OCT, 2012 and FEB 2013 (Redeployed); 6-8 CAV S-2, 173rd ABCT between FEB, 2013 to JUN, 2013. Member of four man CIAT analyst team assigned battalion/squadron unit. Redeployed to Camp Leatherneck/Bastion, Helmand Province RC (Southwest) with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines S-2 Section at Camp Dwyer, Garm Ser District, Helmand two man team from JUN, 2013 to AUG, 2013. Re-assigned to Camp Leatherneck/Bastion working at the C(Combined)-2, Southwest Analytical Centre (SWAC). Proficient in use of 'Palantir', M3, Intelink, etc. Team Lead and Senior CI Specialist, Counterintelligence Support Team (CST), Bagram Air Field, FOB Airborne (Wardak Province), FOB Salerno (Khowst Province), and FOB Torkham (Khyber Pass, Nangarhar Province), Afghanistan; July, 2011 to February, 2012. Adviser to the Iraqi Joint Headquarters Military Inspector General (JHQ MIG); December, 2008 to February, 2011. Based in Baghdad at Camp Phoenix and Union III; traveled throughout Iraq conducting inspections of the 14 Iraqi divisions, naval squadron at Brasa and air units of the Iraq armed forces. Senior Special Agent (GS-15), Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR): July, 2006 to February, 2008

• More than twenty years experience in Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Operations, security, white collar crime and analysis in the Federal Bureau of Investigation in New York City and Norfolk, VA.

• Eighteen months in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom; four years in Iraq supporting 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' and 'Operation New Dawn';

• Senior Special Agent, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) from July, 2006 to February, 2008 conducting intelligence analysis and investigations related to procurement fraud in reconstruction efforts in Iraq.

• March, 2008 to July, 2008, member Joint Task Force intelligence operations focused on Bayji Oil Refinery for the purpose of identifying, capturing and prosecuting High Value Targets thought to be financing the insurgency through theft of oil.

• From December, 2008 to February 2011, as adviser to Iraq Ministry of Defense, Joint Headquarters Military Inspector General, accompanied the Iraqi Military Inspector General (MIG) teams on inspection tours throughout Iraq, usually a two man American team, for periods of 7 to 14 days. Success demanded building a strong professional relationship with Iraqi general officers to develop mutual respect and trust to allow acceptance and adaptation of our methods and instruction. Assisted in formation of a continuing three week school for new inspectors and taught classes. Diplomacy and knowledge of Iraqi culture and history were necessary to successfully complete the mission. Still maintain contact with some of the generals. Acting adviser to Ministry of Defense, Directorate of Human Rights, from February, 2010. Ms Iman, the Human Rights Director, subsequently sought asylum in the US in late 2011. Member of the Interagency Rule of Law Coordinating Committee (IROCC), also member of the IROCC Detention Facilities Work Group.

Worked extensively with US intelligence community in Baghdad including US Department of State, FBI, CID, OGA, DCIS, CID and DCAA.

• Developed sources of information and assets for criminal/intelligence consideration in on-going investigations that led to prosecution.

• Strong liaison and team building skills. Easily assimilates and works effectively at all levels of organization under stressful situations.

• Played prominent role in FBI counterintelligence operations against support elements in the US of the Japanese Red Army, Khmer Rouge, and North Vietnamese Embassy to the United Nations. As a result of investigation the North Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Nations declared 'Persona Non Grata' and expelled. All investigations required a high level of sophistication and resourcefulness.

Arrested Arthur Walker, member of the 'John Walker spy ring', who was subsequently prosecuted and now serving a life sentence for espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union.

• Instructed new agents in surveillance, surveillance detection and counter surveillance techniques at FBI Academy, Quantico. Role player in a number of surveillance training exercises with new CIA officers, Camp Perry, Williamsburg, VA.


• Familiar with NIPR and SIPR nets; utilized military intelligence data bases, Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE), Acme, WIT teams, BATS, DOMEX, and other available intel search engines/sources of information in; M3, Query Tree, Intelnk, MPS and Palantir. Trained PCASS operator.

Profile URL: http://indeed.com/r/Daniel-McNALLY/6ed1 ... a40e9?sp=0

Current Title: HUMINT Analyst, 2D Bn, 8th Marines, Camp Dwyer, Helmand Province

Timestamp: 2015-12-24

Additional Info: QUALIFICATIONS/DETAILS Assigned as Special Agent to Federal Bureau of Investigation offices in Cincinnati, OH; New York, NY; and Norfolk, VA over the course of 24 year career. Have experience in all phases of FBI investigative responsibilities. I am a highly experienced counterintelligence (HUMINT) agent with extensive criminal investigative experience including Counterintelligence, Domestic Terrorism, White Collar Crime and Money Laundering. Each assignment was unique requiring resourcefulness, ability to analyze, plan, execute and evaluate. Served in the New York Division as a relief supervisor responsible for the management of 12 special agents conducting foreign counterintelligence investigations. I was responsible for the assignment of case work, planning and implementation, the evaluation of and timely reporting of the intelligence obtained. Mentored newly assigned FBI agents and managed their progress at regular intervals. I was the field training officer for an agent who later became an Assistant Director. I spent four months as a new agent class counselor at the FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia; excellent teacher/mentor having instructed classes in Surveillance, Communications, and Counterintelligence. Assigned to a major espionage case, John Walker , et.al, and was instrumental in its successful resolution; arrested Arthur Walker in Virginia Beach, VA. He was, after trial, found guilty of espionage and sentenced to life in prison. Interviewed Michael Walker on three occasions while he awaited trial on charges of espionage in Baltimore, MD. Michael Walker was subsequently sentenced to twenty-five years in federal prison. I interviewed Jonathan Pollard, an American military analyst, who spied for Israel and serving a life sentence. While in New York obtained a State Department 'Persona Non Grata' expulsion order for the North Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Nations, the first such expulsion following the era of détente. During a two-year period, was the lead agent for numerous background investigations (BIs) conducted in the Norfolk Division, including presidential appointees. I trained, supervised and managed the workload of the assigned agents who were conducting high-level and high visibility BI work. Because of the highly sensitive nature of this work, it was accomplished efficiently and effectively with tight deadlines always met. I am proficient in interviewing, interrogating and the preparation of complex documents i.e. search and arrest warrants, affidavits, and prosecution reports. Additionally, I am practiced in the analysis and write up of classified matters that are thorough and cogent,: material suitable for dissemination to other government agencies as well as criminal prosecution. I am adept at developing interpersonal working relationships with other federal, state and local law enforcement and intelligence agencies. I am equally adept at developing cordial relationships with foreign counterparts. At all times a team player. Work well in stressful environments. Able to maintain a positive attitude under trying circumstances. Motivated; a dedicated professional. Subsequent to my retirement from the FBI, served 15 months as the Director of Investigations/ Operations Manager for a security firm and a year and a half as the Area Director for a non-profit organization conducting compliance investigations of federal construction sites throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. In June 2006 due to my efforts, a contractor was ordered by the U.S. Department of Labor to make restitution in the amount of no less than […] to a maximum of $1 million for violations of US Labor laws on a project in Virginia Beach, VA. From August, 2006 to February, 2008 I was assigned to the Old Presidential Palace/ US Embassy Annex, Baghdad, as a senior special agent assigned to the Office of Investigations, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR), conducting complex White Collar Crime investigations. Have worked extensively with US intelligence community while in Baghdad and with Iraqi counterparts working in the Ministries of Interior and Defense. Joint investigations with former Iraqi Commission on Public Integrity (CPI) were also conducted. Delegated the duties of Acting Special Agent in Charge, Baghdad on those occasions when the SAC was on leave or away from Baghdad. Additionally, assigned duties as the Firearms Coordinator. I taught and mentored new arrivals to Baghdad. I have been the recipient of several SIGIR incentive/performance awards. While assigned in Baghdad was wounded. Between February and July, 2008 assigned as law enforcement advisor working with Law and Order Task Force at COB Speicher near Tikrit and Camp Summerall 120 miles north of Baghdad embedded with First Armored Division, G-2 Section. Member of Joint Task Force set up to combat theft and fraud at the Bayji Oil Refinery in Salahadin Province which was thought to be financing the insurgency. Task Force was a top priority of General Petraeus, commander US Forces-Iraq. Conducted intelligence research, targeting of HVTs (kill/capture) and exploitation of individuals/events involved within the refinery. From December 2008 to February 2011 was assigned to Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq (MNST-I) which became Iraq Training and Advisory Mission (ITAM), Ministry of Defense, working as an Adviser/Mentor to Lieutenant General Khorsheed Salaam Hassan al Doski the Joint Headquarters Inspector General (JHQ-IG) and staff of 34 generals accompanying and assisting them on inspection tours of Iraqi military units throughout Iraq and Kurdistan. Set up a yearly three week course training course for new inspectors general and taught initial classes. I have traveled in Iraq from the most southern boundaries with Kuwait to the Turkish border visiting/conducting inspections of the 14 Iraqi divisions, the naval base at Brasah and air bases at Taji, Kirkuk and An Nasiriya. Spent part of […] and again […] in Afghanistan working in intelligence field in the eastern and southwest regions of that country. I have had an extensive and successful law enforcement and military career. I have grown up residing in such diverse places as Brasil, Australia, India, and for short periods of time in Japan, England and Ukraine. CLEARANCE TS/SCI clearance based on a single-scope background investigation (SSBI) conducted by OPM on behalf of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) in April, 2008. Previously was granted access to Special Compartmented Information (SCI) by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Currently Secret Clearance.

Company: FOB Shank, Logar Province

Job Title: HUMINT Analyst, 2D Bn, 8th Marines, Camp Dwyer, Helmand Province

Start Date: 2013-02-01

End Date: 2013-06-01

Description: June 2013 to Present. Team Lead and Senior CI Specialist, Afghanistan

Tools Mentioned: ["QUALIFICATIONS", "DETAILS", "HUMINT", "SIGIR", "CLEARANCE TS", "Domestic Terrorism", "plan", "Quantico", "Communications", "John Walker", "etal", "after trial", "affidavits", "VA From August", "Baghdad", "Australia", "India", "Afghanistan", "ABCT", "CAV S", "CIAT", "JHQ MIG", "IROCC", "NIPR", "SIPR", "PCASS", "FOB Shank", "Logar Province", "M3", "Intelink", "Nangarhar Province)", "Afghanistan; July", "security", "2008", "from February", "FBI", "CID", "OGA", "DCIS", "Khmer Rouge", "Camp Perry", "Williamsburg", "Acme", "WIT teams", "BATS", "DOMEX", "Query Tree", "Intelnk"]

Company: Joint Headquarters Army Advisory Team

Job Title: Advisor/ Mentor

Start Date: 2011-07-01

End Date: 2012-02-01

Company Location: Phoenix, AZ

Description: Base/FOB Union III

Tools Mentioned: ["QUALIFICATIONS", "DETAILS", "HUMINT", "SIGIR", "CLEARANCE TS", "Domestic Terrorism", "plan", "Quantico", "Communications", "John Walker", "etal", "after trial", "affidavits", "VA From August", "Baghdad", "Australia", "India", "ABCT", "CAV S", "CIAT", "JHQ MIG", "IROCC", "NIPR", "SIPR", "PCASS", "FOB Shank", "Logar Province", "M3", "Intelink", "Nangarhar Province)", "Afghanistan; July", "security", "2008", "from February", "FBI", "CID", "OGA", "DCIS", "Khmer Rouge", "Camp Perry", "Williamsburg", "Acme", "WIT teams", "BATS", "DOMEX", "Query Tree", "Intelnk"]

Company: Camp Sharaf

Job Title: Advisor, Director of Human Rights

Start Date: 2008-12-01

End Date: 2011-01-01

Company Location: Baghdad

Description: Iraq Senior Special Agent and Assistant Special Agent in Charge Office of Investigations Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) US Embassy Annex Baghdad, Iraq

Tools Mentioned: ["QUALIFICATIONS", "DETAILS", "HUMINT", "SIGIR", "CLEARANCE TS", "Domestic Terrorism", "plan", "Quantico", "Communications", "John Walker", "etal", "after trial", "affidavits", "VA From August", "Baghdad", "Australia", "India", "Iraq", "ABCT", "CAV S", "CIAT", "JHQ MIG", "IROCC", "NIPR", "SIPR", "PCASS", "FOB Shank", "Logar Province", "M3", "Intelink", "Nangarhar Province)", "Afghanistan; July", "security", "2008", "from February", "FBI", "CID", "OGA", "DCIS", "Khmer Rouge", "Camp Perry", "Williamsburg", "Acme", "WIT teams", "BATS", "DOMEX", "Query Tree", "Intelnk"]

Company: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Job Title: Special Agent

Start Date: 2006-07-01

End Date: 2008-02-01

Company Location: Washington, DC

Description: Captain, U.S. Marine Corps Artillery Officer (0802); Naval Gunfire Liaison Officer(0840)

Tools Mentioned: ["QUALIFICATIONS", "DETAILS", "HUMINT", "SIGIR", "CLEARANCE TS", "Domestic Terrorism", "plan", "Quantico", "Communications", "John Walker", "etal", "after trial", "affidavits", "VA From August", "Baghdad", "Australia", "India", "Captain", "ABCT", "CAV S", "CIAT", "JHQ MIG", "IROCC", "NIPR", "SIPR", "PCASS", "FOB Shank", "Logar Province", "M3", "Intelink", "Nangarhar Province)", "Afghanistan; July", "security", "2008", "from February", "FBI", "CID", "OGA", "DCIS", "Khmer Rouge", "Camp Perry", "Williamsburg", "Acme", "WIT teams", "BATS", "DOMEX", "Query Tree", "Intelnk"]

Company: HUMINT

Job Title: Analyst

Start Date: 1991-01-01

End Date: 1991-01-01

Description: 1-91 CAV (ABN) S-2, 173rd ABCT, FOB Shank, Logar Province, AFG; October 2012 to February 2013.

Tools Mentioned: ["QUALIFICATIONS", "DETAILS", "HUMINT", "SIGIR", "CLEARANCE TS", "Domestic Terrorism", "plan", "Quantico", "Communications", "John Walker", "etal", "after trial", "affidavits", "VA From August", "Baghdad", "Australia", "India", "173rd ABCT", "FOB Shank", "Logar Province", "ABCT", "CAV S", "CIAT", "JHQ MIG", "IROCC", "NIPR", "SIPR", "PCASS", "M3", "Intelink", "Nangarhar Province)", "Afghanistan; July", "security", "2008", "from February", "FBI", "CID", "OGA", "DCIS", "Khmer Rouge", "Camp Perry", "Williamsburg", "Acme", "WIT teams", "BATS", "DOMEX", "Query Tree", "Intelnk"]
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Capt. Philip J. Holwager, Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy, addresses Marines during a Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday commemoration
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Official DOD Report Regarding the Chemical Poisoning of Marines
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December 8, 2000
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This is an official DOD report (below) on chemical poisoning of Marines, etc. Read it and tell me what you think.

Note however, how former pedophile CIA head and MIT Israeli spy Dr. John Deutch was totally involved initially with the cover up ...Thank God Sec. Cowan got rid of him...but remember the Pentagon Cherry boys still kept him on (Deutch was mixed up with the Joint Special Ops Command at McDill and their existentialist NATO/SHAPE freemasonic Templar-Shriner network which has been selling and giving things to Israel sub Rosa...all freemasons on the take and on the make...run the CHIEF OF STAFF homosexual gang it took a British (intelligence) gal to bring out of the closet...and which included many of our 'illuminated' Pentagon pedophiles and perverts who now have taken over the JSOC 'training command' in Norfolk under Colonel Brian Bach who is plastering neoNAZI logos all over the place.

This is a Cherry Marine wet ops bunker boy gang which belongs to the Krupp Wilhelm SS brotherhood and now includes group bangers such as Pete Williams, Al Gray, Michael O'Boyle, Phil Holwager, Jim Earl, George Griggs and others I will not mention. Deutch was totally tainted and thus got to destroy his previous DCI to get in place...Now they have an honest kinda guy there, but does Deutch remind you of flamer freemason J.Edgar Hoover who heading the FBI?

If the guys at the top are wacko sickos, is it any wonder that many of those 'under' them are unable to behave like normal men? Like real American men who care about our 'national security', family values, and our Constitution, etc.?

Marine Major Randy Hebert is one of my heroes just as a cousin of mine Chesty Puller...There are and were brave Marines. But the chain of command tried to destroy lots of guys like Hebert; they lied to him. He was in so much pain he could hardly talk at the Congressional heading in 1998 with his wife and officer father sitting beside him. Randy said his commanding officer knew there were chemicals where he was being ordered to go and that he, Randy, notified him of this ( the Commander was in a bunker and didn't give a dern about 'Special' boys ) and was told to "turn off ( your" detector" and take off a level of protective clothing.

"I spoke many times with another Marine who was being targeted for speaking out because he helped manufacture ABC/NBC chemicals in Florida in a cover company which had a contract with Iraq which was pretending to make candy flavor. Peter Kawaja made some videos I saw and they broke into my home and his because we were both in the Special Ops family and were telling what they were doing to Americas who were telling how they were targeting Americans, to include wives and sons...Peter has disappeared...he said they murdered his wife...He knew a lot and spoke out about how the 4th Marine freemasonic gang were in on all of this global political wetops and psyops deception against sincere and honest folks...My home was broken into many times to steal things ( done by former Marine JAG dirty tricks Cherry Marine Ernest Reynolds who had done dirty tricks on McGovern for Nixon and Goldwater's gang at the RNC's CREEP group ). I wish we had a third party to get a little democracy going here.

"Peter Kawaja was in need of work and told the contract company was protected. He talked when he found out that those who sold the chemicals at the top...Gray, Stiner [Steiner], Wilhelm, Pace, Sheehan, Millice, Chuck Shelton, Jim Joy, Griggs, Hartzog, Gehman, Brian Bach...and the New Orleans 4th Marine freemasonic group ( with their CIA, Division 5 and NSA-SHAPE-Special Ops gang ) knew where it was going and who was selling it...particularly Zinni and Bernsen who wanted to get rich after they retired and knew folks there, particularly some Kurds who were royally 'fucked', tried to escape to the US after 'helping' Zinni and were thrown into federal prison...It took a really brave and wonderful former CIA guy ( whom Deutch pushed out and is now an attorney ) to volunteer to help the 3 or 4 Kurds.

The duplicitous Men from OZ ( these are the guys with the 'jewels' who get to go behind the screen and who hang out in the bunkers or at the little spooky room down in the Pentagon, thus avoiding contact with chemicals and biologicals ) such as Deutch, Wilhelm, Griggs, Bach use 'orders' to force good guys into situations they know ahead of time are not healthy

"Look at No Gun Re and the Army...Look at the Corps of Engineers $1 billion dollar "doctoring" case brought to light by Don Sweeney who named lots of Generals and Colonels who were and ARE corrupt.

"Why did these men lie? How could they lie to get rich when as Colonels and Admirals their retirement salaries were over $80,000 a year? How could they lie about chemicals and biologicals they knew were being manufactured by contract monopoly corporations run by insider Generals and Admirals...and once we knew what they were doing, the freemason and templar global boys lied to wives and honest boys like Randy Hebert and Peter Kawaja [Kowaja]. How can they continue to use masonic military initiates to target innocent officers and enlisted wives for psyops games and murder such as Masonic Temple # 1 ordered under Colonel Barry Kanter [Kantor] USA retired JAG and Norfolk attorney who is connected with Meyer Lansky's Brooklyn mob network?

"What do you think about this? Hopefully, we are making progress through discussions such as this. I do not believe in violence or using 'their' unChristian tactics. Isn't it time that we real Americans and real Christians got rid of 'elitist' run secret societies because those who are at the top and keep the lists look at the members as pawns on a chessboard. Believe me I know."
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Kjeld Vibe
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Norwegian Ambassador Kjeld Vibe and his wife, Beate, have a special interest in the visit to the US by the king and queen of their country. October 16, 1995

Kjeld Vibe (5 October 1927 – 1 February 2011) was a Norwegian diplomat.

Born in Stavanger, and was a cand.jur. by education. He started working for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1955, and served as embassy counsellor in the United States from 1965 to 1969, before becoming sub-director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was promoted to deputy under-secretary of state in 1972, served as NATO ambassador from 1977 to 1984, then five years as permanent under-secretary of state. From 1989 to 1996 he was the Norwegian ambassador to the United States.[1] He was decorated as a Commander with Star of the Order of St. Olav in 1985.[2]

References

1. Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Kjeld Vibe". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 15 April 2010.
2. Torgersen, Rolf Normann (1987). Ordener (in Norwegian). Oslo: Nye Atheneum. p. 189. ISBN 82-7334-148-8.
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The Nobel Peace Prize 1996
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Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo
Prize share: 1/2

Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo - Facts

Born: 3 February 1948, Wailacama, East Timor

Residence at the time of the award: East Timor

Prize motivation: "for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor"

Field: human rights, negotiation, peace movement

Prize share: 1/2

The Courageous Peace Bishop

The other East Timorese who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996 was Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo. He grew up in a farming family, began taking an interest in religious questions at an early age, and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1981.

Shortly after being elected head of the Catholic church in East Timor in 1983, Carlos Belo openly denounced the brutal Indonesian occupation of the province. The occupiers responded by placing Belo under strict surveillance, but the Bishop refused to be intimidated, even by numerous threats to his life. He continued to speak up for nonviolent resistance to the oppression.

In 1989 he demanded that the UN arrange a plebiscite on East Timor, and after a bloody massacre two years later he helped to smuggle two witnesses to Geneva, where they described the violations to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. Belo's struggle gained the sympathy of the Pope in Rome, who demonstrated it by visiting East Timor in the late 1980s.

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José Ramos-Horta
Prize share: 1/2

José Ramos-Horta - Facts

Born: 26 December 1949, Dili, East Timor

Residence at the time of the award: East Timor

Prize motivation: "for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor"

Field: negotiation, peace movement

Prize share: 1/2

The Tireless Diplomat

In 1975, when Portugal had devolved its colonial rule, East Timor was occupied by Indonesia. José Ramos-Horta was one of the leaders of the resistance. He did not take up arms himself, but left the country as foreign minister in the government set up by the liberation movement FRETELIN (Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor). For the next twenty years he traveled all over the world pleading the cause of the East Timorese, above all in the United Nations. Ramos-Horta shared the Peace Prize with his countryman, Bishop Carlos Belo.

In the mid-1980s, Ramos-Horta began advocating dialogue with Indonesia, and in 1992 he presented a peace plan. It contained concrete proposals for humanitarian cooperation with the occupying power and a growing international presence headed by the UN. This was to lay the foundations for Indonesian withdrawal and self-determination for the East Timorese people.

Both these peace objectives were reached in 2001. According to Ramos-Horta, the Nobel Peace Prize contributed significantly to this end.

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The Nobel Peace Prize 1996 was awarded jointly to Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta "for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor"

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Meyera Oberndorf
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Meyera Oberndorf
Virginia Beach Mayor speaking at CCC Dedication
23rd Mayor of Virginia Beach
In office
July 1, 1988 – January 1, 2009
Preceded by Robert G. Jones
Succeeded by Will Sessoms
Vice Mayor of Virginia Beach
In office
July 1, 1986 – June 30, 1988
Preceded by Reba McClanan
Succeeded by Robert Fentress
Member, Virginia Beach City Council
In office
July 1, 1976 – June 30, 1988
Member, Public Library Board
In office
1966 – June 30, 1976
Personal details
Born February 10, 1941
Died March 13, 2015 (aged 74)
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Roger Oberndorf
Alma mater Old Dominion University (B.A.)
Profession public servant
Website [1]

Meyera E. Oberndorf (February 10, 1941 – March 13, 2015) was the 23rd mayor of Virginia Beach, Virginia. She was Virginia Beach's longest serving mayor, and she previously served as the city's vice mayor. She was the city's first female mayor and was the first woman elected to public office in the more than 300-year history of Virginia Beach or its predecessor, Princess Anne County.[1]

Life and career

Though she was Virginia Beach's first directly elected Mayor, her role was primarily to serve as the chair during City Council meetings, of which she had been a member since 1976, and to officiate at a wide array of ceremonial functions. This is because Virginia Beach has a council-manager form of government. Virginia Beach is the largest populated city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.[2]

In 1989, prior to an annual end of the summer event sponsored by African American college students, Oberndorf announced that the event had grown too large to handle and was not welcome in the city.[3] Combined with city officials denying use of public facilities for the event and new ordinances which led to the arrests and citations of hundreds of attendees for mostly minor offenses such as jay-walking and loud music, Oberndorf's statement heightened racial tensions which exploded with the "Greekfest" riots in which over 100 beachfront stores were damaged. Despite her claim that NAACP assertions of poor racial relations between the city and African Americans were "poppycock,"[4] city actions in 1989 and in the years following so damaged race relations that it wasn't until two decades later, at the tail end of Obendorf's long-time mayoralty, that Virginia Beach again began to have success drawing large numbers of African Americans to the resort beachfront.[5]

In April 2007, Oberndorf was criticized by Fox News Channel commentator Bill O'Reilly. O'Reilly claimed she mishandled a situation involving illegal immigrant Alfredo Ramos, who was accused and later convicted of causing a fatal drunk driving accident on March 30, 2007. O'Reilly said that Virginia Beach should have reported Ramos to Immigration and Customs Enforcement once they realized he was in the country illegally, since he had prior alcohol-related convictions, including DUI and public drunkenness. However, Virginia Beach didn't learn of the immigrant's status until after the accident.

On November 5, 2008, Oberndorf was defeated by Will Sessoms, ending her two decade run as mayor. On December 10, 2008, before her term expired, the city council unanimously voted to rename the city's Central Library the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library.[6]

On March 4, 2013, the Diocese of Richmond and Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia presented Oberndorf with the Bishop's Humanitarian Award for her public service.[7] She was posthumously named one of the Virginia Women in History for 2016.[8]

Subsequent career

After leaving her position as mayor, Oberndorf appeared in a series of commercials for ABNB Federal Credit Union in 2009. Governor Tim Kaine appointed her to the Virginia State Library Board in 2009 and she served there until resigning in December 2012.[9]

Personal life

Oberndorf's husband, Roger, died from complications of a brain injury in October 2012. Following her husband's death, she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. She was also a breast cancer survivor and had two daughters.[10] Oberndorf died at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015, at the age of 74.[11]

References

1. "Official City of Virginia Beach Website". City of Virginia Beach. Retrieved 2008-02-24.
2. "Virginia Population Estimates | Demographics". demographics.coopercenter.org. Retrieved 2017-02-03.
3. Why Virginia Beach Happened. The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved 2013-09-01.
4. Virginia Beach Is Quiet After Violence. The New York Times; retrieved 2013-09-01.
5. The painful legacy of 1989's Greekfest endures. The Virginian-Pilot; retrieved 2013-09-01.
6. "Central Library Renamed for Mayor Meyera E. Oberndorf". City of Virginia Beach. December 10, 2008. Retrieved September 18, 2010.
7. "WAVY-TV". Retrieved 27 February 2017.
8. "Virginia Women in History 2016 Meyera Fran Ellenson Oberndorf". Retrieved 23 June 2016.
9. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/news/broad ... Spring.pdf
10. "Former Va. Beach mayor's new challenge: Alzheimer's". Retrieved 23 June2016.
11. Fox, Andy. "Former VB mayor Meyera Oberndorf dies at age 74". wavy.com/. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
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Andrew Fine Derr Jr. '27
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September 16, 1987

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Andy, who died on Jan. 7, 1986, was one of our traditional Princetonians, with at least nine alumni relatives as of 1962. One was the internationally famous theologian, Dr. Walter Lowrie 1890, who lived in Princeton.

Andy was eager to make his way in business, and left the campus early in 1926. He traveled for a while, then settled in New York, and, after a few years of service with a utility company, became a long career as an insurance broker with Francis C. Carr & Co. He became an associate and director of the firm. He was also a director of the Hanover and Fulton Fire Insurance Cos. and a member of the Insurance Brokers Assn. In World War II, Andy served in the Army Air Force in the U.S., Trinidad, England, and France, chiefly as an intelligence officer. He rose to the rank of captain.

He was one of the Class athletes -- a golfer, skier, bowler, and bicyclist -- and became deeply interested in boys' clubs in New Jersey and New York. He married Elizabeth C. Detwiller in 1932. Their children are Patricia and Andrew Fine, III. To them and all other relatives the Class extends sympathy in their bereavement.

The Class of 1927
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