December 24, 2006
by Natalie Hrubos
Former US Army Sergeant Ricky Clousing, a paratrooper and interpreter who disputed the legality of the war in Iraq, was released Saturday from a military prison where he was serving a three-month sentence after pleading guilty to going absent without leave for 14 months. Clousing was released 15 ...[read more]
October 16, 2006
by Andrew Wood
David Miner: A growing number of soldiers question whether they can honorably serve in support of the war in Iraq. My client Ricky Clousing confronted this question after a five month deployment to Iraq ending in April 2005. In June of 2005, Ricky left his Fort Bragg unit after experiencing... ...[read more]
October 13, 2006
by James M Yoch Jr
US Army Sergeant Ricky Clousing, a paratrooper and interpreter who disputed the legality of the war in Iraq, has pleaded guilty to going absent without leave for 14 months. A court-martial in Fort Bragg, NC, on Thursday sentenced Clousing to 11 months' confinement, with all but three months su... ...[read more]
October 8, 2006
by Melissa Bancroft
US Army Sgt. Ricky Clousing, an Iraq war veteran, will face a court-martial this week for charges of desertion after leaving his barracks on his return from Iraq last year. Clousing’s attorney said that he has agreed to a plea bargain and intends to plead guilty to a lesser charge of absent... ...[read more]
September 1, 2006
by Alexis Unkovic
An attorney for US Army Sgt. Ricky Clousing, an Iraq war veteran, said Thursday that his client will face a desertion charge at a special court-martial stemming from his June 2005 defection from Fort Bragg. Clousing, who has said he refuses to participate in a war with no legal basis to be... ...[read more]
August 12, 2006
by Brett Murphy
US Army Sgt. Ricky Clousing, an Iraq war veteran, turned himself in at Fort Lewis on Friday after absconding from Fort Bragg in June 2005 because he no longer wanted to participate in what he says is a war with no legal basis to be fought. Clousing's lawyers have said they attempted... ...[read more]

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