Skip to comments.Mother of Edmond Soldier Convicted of Murder Makes Appeal
Posted on 01/22/2010 3:05:15 AM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing
EDMOND, Oklahoma -- An Oklahoma mother is on a mission. Her son is now in a military prison for his role in killing an Iraqi detainee. She's not giving up her fight to win his freedom.
Vicki Behenna leaves for Washington D.C. Tuesday and later this week, she'll speak on behalf of her son, Michael. She says until he's out of prison she'll continue to be his voice.
"It's right in our face every day and it will be until he comes home," Vicki Behenna said.
Vicki Behenna says life hasn't been the same since her son, Army Ranger 1st Lieutenant Michael Behenna, was arrested and later convicted last year in the death of an Iraqi detainee.
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Its hard to advise exceptional h.s. students to go through the appointment process to the academies knowing that their going to serve with one hand tied behind their back.
It was like that when I when I gave up my commision the last 3 months of that idiot Carter childrens zoo .... half our aircraft were hanger queens due to cannibalization. A third of what we were flying shouldn’t have been in the air. God help us if we would have been called on anytbing serious ... The hostage rescue proved that
I left with 13 years service.
This is a disgrace and it happened under the Bush adminstration!