07 October 2009

4 Soldiers Will Face a Court Martial in Another Soldier's Suicide

The Norwalk Reflector is reporting that four Army soldiers will face court-martial in relation to the suidice of PV2 Keiffer P. Wilhelm. Norwalk Reflector Link

The soldiers have been charged with cruelty and maltreatment of subordinates, among other charges which apparently let to Wilhelm taking his own life. Wilhelm died August 4, 2009, of a gunshot wound to the head in Maysan province in southern Iraq. His unit is part of the first brigade to deploy to Iraq for the new U.S. mission to train Iraqi security forces.

The military identified the four accused soldiers as SGT Enoch Chatman, SSG Bob Clements, SGT Jarrett Taylor and SPC Daniel Weber of B Troop, 2nd Squadron, 13th Calvary Regiment from Fort Bliss, Texas.

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