Lynndie England to Face Courts Martial

Bump and Update: It's official. The army has announced that PFC Lynndie England will be tried January 17. If convicted on all 19 counts, she could receive up to 38 years in prison, a dishonorable discharge and loss of pay and pension benefits.

Original Post Sunday, 9/26, 8am

PFC Lynndie England will face a courts martial on 17 counts of abuse and indecent acts arising from the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.

It appears her defense may be shifting from one of acting on orders of higher-ups to being "led astray by some of the male reservists charged in the case."

You can read her statements of her despicable conduct here and here, and judge for yourselves if this sounds like someone who was "led astray."

More of the specific acts by England and her merry band of perverts are here. Among the images we shouldn't forget:

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