Congress Introduces Legislation To Reinstate Green Beret Who Stopped Child Rape In Afghanistan – American Military News

Congress Introduces Legislation To Reinstate Green Beret Who Stopped Child Rape In Afghanistan

The case of Sgt. First Class Charles Martland, the Green Beret who confronted an Afghan officer for sexually assaulting a young boy, is finally getting the attention it deserves from Congress.

Martland was fired from the Army for his actions and just this week, had his appeal failed.

Republican Reps. Vern Buchanan and Duncan Hunter are now trying to not only stop him from being discharged on November 1st, but commended for what he did!

To make matters more complex, the congressman are suggesting the Afghan officer exaggerated or faked the injuries he sustained.

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From the Daily Caller:

Two House representatives joined forces Wednesday to introduce a resolution demanding the reinstatement of a Green Beret who faces discharge for roughing up an Afghan police commander and rapist.

GOP Reps. Vern Buchanan and Duncan Hunter want war hero Sgt. First Class Charles Martland to not only remain in the service, but to receive commendation for his actions.

Martland currently faces discharge for confronting an Afghan commander after hearing that the commander chained a boy to his bed to keep as a sex slave. The commander admitted he had raped the boy and subsequently beat his mother for informing the U.S. military.

Read more at the Daily Caller