Results

Our Case Results

Below are summaries of cases that Attorneys Barry and Willard have worked on. Results cannot be guaranteed and each case’s results depend on its specific facts and circumstances. Contact us today for a free case consultation on your specific case!

Courts-Martial Results

August 2021: The accused was charged with going AWOL and disobeying a lawful order

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no punitive discharge

The accused was arrested and placed in pre-trial confinement after going AWOL from his unit.  Attorney Barry quickly met with the accused and negotiated a deal with the prosecutors, resulting in a swift resolution and the charges being dismissed.

June 2021: The accused was charged with multiple violations of sexual assault and assault from two different women

not guilty of all charges and specifications, no sex offender registration, no federal conviction, no confinement, the accused was able to continue his military career

The accused was charged with multiple violations of sexual assault and assault from two different women, who didn't know each other.  Attorney Barry effectively investigated the case, leading to one of the two alleged victims to drop out of the case before trial.  At trial, Attorney Barry effectively discredited the remaining alleged victim, resulting in a full acquittal.  The accused was completely exonerated and allowed to continue his military career.

June 2021: The accused was charged with multiple violations of child, spousal, and animal abuse

No punitive discharge; minimal confinement

The accused was charged with multiple violations of child, spousal, and animal abuse.  All of the misconduct was captured on the accused's home "Nest" camera.  Attorney Barry effectively mitigated the charges against the accused, resulting in no punitive discharge and only minimal confinement, despite the prosecution advocating for a Dishonorable Discharge and 5 years of confinement.

May 2021: The accused was charged with physical and sexual torture over a 10-day time period and physical abuse from years earlier

No sex offender registration; Not Guilty of all charges except on one-day

The accused was charged with physically and sexually torturing his wife over a 10-day time period, as well as domestic abuse from years earlier.  He was facing decades in prison because of the severity of the allegations.  Attorney Barry meticulously reviewed the incredibly large casefile and filed multiple motions before trial.  Due to the motions filed, the prosecution dropped all sexual related charges before trial.  At trial, Attorney Barry effectively attacked the prosecution's case, achieving a Not Guilty finding on all charges except for 1 day of misconduct. The accused will not be required to register as a sex offender, despite the prosecution originally attempting to do so.

February 2021: the accused was charged with stealing over 1 million dollars worth of government property

Negotiated Plea Deal, least amount of confinement, no fine

The accused was recalled from being in the IRR to active duty to face a Court-Martial.  The prosecution was adamant that he be sentenced to over 4 years in confinement and pay a large fine.  Attorney Barry ultimately convinced the Military Judge to only sentence the accused to 18 months confinement and to issue no fine.

January 2021: The accused was charged with multiple allegations of sexual assault and one charge of adultery

No sex offender registration; no confinement; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with multiple allegations of sexual assault and one charge of adultery. Attorney Willard effectively investigated all of the allegations in the case and advocated on the accused’s behalf during several pretrial motions hearings. On the eve of trial, the government approached Attorney Willard in which they agreed to dismiss the sexual assault charges in exchange to the accused pleading guilty to adultery and the lesser offense of assault consummated by a battery for touching his hand to the victim’s shoulder without her consent. At trial, Attorney Willard presented a strong case in mitigation on the accused’s behalf, and the accused was sentenced to a reduction in rank and hard labor without confinement.

December 2020: the accused was charged with sexual assault and assault based on accusations from two different women

Charges dismissed, no sex offender registration, no conviction, no jail time, no punitive discharge

The accused was pending a court-martial based on accusations from two different women, who did not know each other. Attorney Barry investigated the case, pointing out numerous credibility issues with each complaining witness.  Ultimately, the Commanding General dismissed the charges and opted for administrative action.  The accused left the military without a conviction and without having to register as a sex offender.

December 2020: The accused was charged with the unpremeditated murder of his wife and faced a sentence of up to life in prison without the eligibility for parole

Sentenced to Life with the Possibility of Parole; accused eligible for parole within 20 years

The accused was charged with the unpremeditated murder of his wife and faced a sentence of up to life in prison without the eligibility for parole. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the allegation and litigated numerous motions on behalf of the accused during several pretrial motions hearings in the case. During a contested trial for murder which lasted two weeks, Attorney Willard presented a strong defense on the accused’s behalf and argued for and received an instruction from the military judge on the lesser-included offense of voluntary manslaughter. While the accused was ultimately found guilty of the murder charge, Attorney Willard continued to advocate for the accused throughout the presentation of evidence in mitigation, and the military judge sentenced the accused to life in prison with the possibility for parole, where the accused is then eligible for parole in 20 years.

October 2020: The accused was charged with maltreatment, having an inappropriate relationship, extra-martial sexual conduct, and communicating indecent language

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no jail time, no punitive discharge

The command initiated a Court-Martial against the accused, a MSG, after a hasty and incomplete investigation.  Attorney Barry effectively advocated to the Preliminary Hearing Officer and Trial Counsel that the case was not deserving of a Court-Martial.  Charges were dismissed.

October 2020: The accused was charged with domestic violence

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no jail time, no discharge, Soldier was allowed to continue his career

The accused was charged with committing domestic violence.  Attorney Barry worked with the victim and helped her express her support for the accused.  Attorney Barry effectively advocated to the chain of command, ultimately getting them to agree to drop the Court-Martial charges, proceed only with an Article 15, and allow the accused to continue to serve.

October 2020: The accused was charged with Rape and Indecent Recording

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no jail time, no discharge, Soldier was allowed to continue his career

The accused was charged with raping a fellow Soldier and for recording it with a cell phone.  Attorney Barry conducted his own investigation and discovered that CID and the prosecutors did not disclose a video that they had in their possession which conclusively proved that the sexual encounter in question was consensual.  Attorney Barry then successfully advocated for all charges to be dismissed before trial, a very rare result.  The accused was allowed to continue to serve.

September 2020: The accused was charged with dereliction of duty, making a false official statement, and several specifications of theft

not guilty of all charges and specifications, no federal conviction, no confinement, the accused was able to continue her military career

The accused, an Army supply sergeant, was unjustly accused of dereliction of duty, making a false official statement, and theft.  Attorney Barry uncovered numerous witnesses that supported the accused and worked diligently to understand the complex issues in the case.  Ultimately, Attorney Barry understood army supply procedures better than the prosecutors and he successfully advocated for the accused at trial, resulting in a full acquittal.

September 2020: The accused was charged with solicitation, distribution, and use of cocaine, ecstasy, and oxycontin

Solicitation and Distribution Charges Dismissed

The accused was charged with distribution, solicitation and use of several drugs.  Attorney Barry successfully discredited the primary complaining witness and convinced the Government to dismiss the solicitation charge before trial.  Attorney Barry also convinced the judge suppress the search of the accused's phone because of an illegal seizure of his pin code.   The Government then agreed to dismiss the distribution charge and the accused was only convicted of the use of drugs and received only 35 days in confinement.

September 2020: The accused was charged with four separate offenses for use of illegal drugs on different occasions

charges dismissed; no confinement; no federal conviction; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with four separate offenses for use of illegal drugs on different occasions. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the offenses and fought hard to get the court-martial dismissed. The charges were dismissed and the case was sent for administrative action.

August 2020: The accused faced multiple allegations of abusive sexual contact, fraternization, and violating a general order involving alcohol consumption

Charges dismissed; no confinement; no sex offender registration; accused was able to retire with full benefits

The accused faced multiple allegations of abusive sexual contact, fraternization, and violating a general order involving alcohol consumption. Based on the charges, the accused faced over 30 years in prison. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the case and was able to get the court-martial dismissed. The accused then faced administrative action for the alleged offenses, and the accused was later able to retire with his full military benefits and no federal convictions, no sex offender registration, and no confinement.

August 2020: The accused was charged with aggravated assault and dereliction of duty

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no jail time, no punitive discharge, accused was allowed to retire with full benefits

The Command brought unjust and disproportionate charges against the accused. Attorney Barry advocated to get the charges dropped and to allow the accused to retire.  The Command administered an article 15 instead, only taking away half of one-months pay, for one month.  The accused retired from the Army with full benefits.

June 2020: The accused was charged with multiple specifications of rape, domestic violence, and child abuse

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no jail time, no punitive discharge

The accused's ex-wife made multiple accusations of rape and domestic violence spanning more than a decade.  Attorney Barry not only found multiple inconsistencies with the ex-wife's allegation, but he successfully gained her support to get the charges dropped.

June 2020: The accused was charged with failure to report, having an inappropriate relationship, and over 40 violations of a military protection order

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no jail time, no punitive discharge

The accused's unit placed him in pretrial confinement.  Attorney Barry successfully advocated for his release from jail and for the charges to be dismissed.  The accused left the military with no conviction.

May 2020: The accused was charged with four specifications of abusive sexual contact and faced several decades in prison

sex charges dismissed; no confinement; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with four specifications of abusive sexual contact and faced several decades in prison. Attorney Willard successfully investigated the case, and all sexual charges were dismissed.

March 2020: The accused was charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment

Exonerated on one of the two charges, mistrial granted on other charge, NO punishment, NO conviction

In a high profile case, Attorney Barry represented a decorated Special Forces Master Sergeant (E8).  Attorney Barry exposed the Commanding General's Unlawful Command Influence, convincing the judge to make a very rare ruling.  Attorney Barry also exposed the unfair pretrial punishment that the accused was subjected to, gaining 140 days of confinement credit going into trial.  At trial, Attorney Barry and his co-counsels effectively represented the accused, convincing the jury to administer no punishment.  The accused was allowed to maintain his rank and his military retirement.  After trial, Attorney Barry uncovered juror misconduct, resulting in the remaining conviction being dismissed.

February 2020: The accused was charged with three specifications of dereliction of duty

Exonerated on 2 of the 3 charges, no confinement, no punitive discharge

The accused was being unfairly prosecuted for three allegations of dereliction of duty. Attorney Barry filed a legal motion that resulted in one of the three allegations being dropped by the prosecution.  Attorney Barry mounted an effective defense for the other charges, resulting in only one conviction, no punitive discharge, and no confinement.  The accused went back to his unit on the final day of the Court-Martial.

February 2020: The accused was charged with dereliction of duty and assault with a dangerous weapon for pulling a gun on a fellow Soldier

Charges dismissed; no confinement; no federal conviction; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with dereliction of duty and assault with a dangerous weapon for pulling a gun on a fellow Soldier. Attorney Willard successfully investigated the allegations and following positive results at the preliminary hearing, Attorney Willard was able to advocate for dismissal of the charges and the accused only faced administrative action.

February 2020: The accused was charged with sexually assaulting a male Soldier in his unit

charges dismissed; no confinement; no federal conviction; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with sexually assaulting a male Soldier in his unit. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the case and the allegation, and after litigating several pretrial motions, Attorney Willard successfully advocated for the charge to be dismissed.

January 2020: The accused was charge with four allegations of sexual assault and faced over 100 years in prison based on the offenses charged

charges dismissed; no federal conviction; no confinement; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with four allegations of sexual assault and faced over 100 years in prison based on the offenses charged. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegations and litigated several pretrial motions on behalf of the accused. On the eve of trial, the court-martial charges were dismissed and the accused faced administrative action.

December 2019: The accused faced a total of 21 criminal charges, to include failures to report, failures to obey lawful orders, failures to obey lawful regulations, disrespect toward a superior commissioned officer, and multiple instances of insubordinate conduct toward an NCO

no federal conviction; no confinement; no punitive discharge

The accused faced a total of 21 criminal charges, to include failures to report, failures to obey lawful orders, failures to obey lawful regulations, disrespect toward a superior commissioned officer, and multiple instances of insubordinate conduct toward an NCO. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegations and was successful in advocating for the criminal charges to be disposed of at a summary court-martial (the lowest level of court-martial), where the accused could not receive any federal convictions. Attorney Willard then presented a strong case on the accused’s behalf, and the accused did not receive any federal convictions or confinement.

November 2019: The accused was charged with involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide, and dereliction of duty resulting in death of a fellow Soldier during a unit firing range

Negligent homicide and manslaughter charges dismissed; only 9 months of confinement

The accused was charged with involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide, and dereliction of duty resulting in the death following the death of a fellow Soldier during a unit firing range. Based on the allegations, the accused faced over 14 years in prison. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the case and successfully negotiated a favorable deal, where the accused was found not guilty of both involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide and served less than 9 months in prison.

October 2019: The accused was charged with deserting his unit and remaining away for over two years

charges dismissed; no conviction; no punitive discharge; no confinement

The accused was charged with deserting his unit and remaining away for over two years. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the allegation and the evidence, and ultimately the charge was dismissed while the accused faced administrative action.

October 2019: The accused was charged with multiple allegations of assault consummated by a battery against his spouse

charges dismissed; no federal conviction; no punitive discharge; no confinement

The accused was charged with multiple allegations of assault consummated by a battery against his spouse. Based on the charges, the accused faced 30 years in prison. Attorney Willard successfully investigated the allegations and advocated for the charges to be dismissed. The command dismissed the charges, and the accused faced administrative action.

October 2019: The accused was charged with two specifications of sexual assault against a female Soldier

charges dismissed; no sex offender registration; no federal conviction; no confinement

The accused was charged with two specifications of sexual assault against a female Soldier. Attorney Willard zealously represented the accused in the case and during pretrial motions hearings, ultimately leading to a first and then a second dismissal of the court-martial charges in favor of administrative action.

September 2019: The accused was charged with rape of a child, sexual assault, solicitation of child phonography, use of illegal drugs, and AWOL

time served; no sex offender registration; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with rape of a child, sexual assault, solicitation of child pornography, use of illegal drugs, and absence from his unit without leave. Based on the charges, the accused faced up to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the case and discovered multiple witnesses that law enforcement never sought to interview. At trial, the accused pled guilty to the AWOL and use of illegal drugs charges, and following a strong contested case put on by Attorney Willard, the accused was found not guilty of rape of a child, sexual assault, and solicitation of child pornography. The accused was sentenced to time served.

July 2019: The accused was arrested and subsequently charged for deserting his unit for over a year

charges dismissed; no confinement; no punitive discharge

The accused was arrested and subsequently charged for deserting his unit for over a year. Attorney Willard investigated the case and successfully advocated for the criminal charge to be dismissed and for the command to only pursue administrative action in the accused’s case. No federal conviction. No confinement.

July 2019: The accused was charged with several allegations of possession and distribution of child pornography

No confinement; no punitive discharge; received only a reprimand

The accused faced several charges of possession and distribution of child pornography, where he was facing thirty years in prison. Attorney Willard successfully advocated the case and litigated several pretrial motions on the accused’s behalf. At trial, although he was convicted of the distribution charge and faced decades in prison, Attorney Willard presented a very strong presentencing case and the accused received a reprimand but no other punishment.

June 2019: The accused was charged, among other allegations, with theft and larceny of military property, false official statement, use of illegal drugs, and multiple AWOLs

time served; no reduction in rank; no discharge; accused separated honorably

The accused faced a litany of charges, to include numerous allegations theft and larceny of military property, false official statement, use of illegal drugs, and multiple absences from his unit without leave. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegations – along with the accused’s medical history and his numerous military combat deployments – and at trial, Attorney Willard successfully advocated for the accused to receive time served for his actions.

June 2019: The accused faced eleven charges for various offenses, to include failure to report, disrespect toward a superior commissioned officer, willfully disobeying a commissioned officer, insubordinate conduct toward an NCO, and dereliction of duty.

charges dismissed; no conviction; no confinement; no punitive discharge

The accused faced eleven charges for various offenses, to include failure to report, disrespect toward a superior commissioned officer, willfully disobeying a commissioned officer, insubordinate conduct toward an NCO, and dereliction of duty. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the allegations, and ultimately the Commanding General dismissed all of the charges and opted for administrative action. The accused left the military without any convictions

May 2019: The accused was charged with one allegation of abusive sexual contact

Found not guilty; no sex offender registration; no confinement

The accused was charged with one allegation of abusive sexual contact for allegedly grabbing a female’s breast. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegation and interviewed multiple witnesses that the government and law enforcement overlooked. At trial, Attorney Willard presented a strong case and the accused was found not guilty.

April 2019: The accused was charged with desertion

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no confinement, no punitive discharge.

Over ten years prior the accused had left his unit to deal with compelling family issues at home. In 2019 the accused was arrested on a deserter warrant and brought to Fort Campbell to face a Court-Martial. The Command would not provide him with medical treatment, a uniform, and did not pay him. Attorney Barry advocated to the Commanding General after the accused’s Brigade Commander refused to remedy the situation. Despite personal attacks against Attorney Barry by the Staff Judge Advocate, he continued to advocate for the accused contributing to all charges being dismissed.

April 2019: The accused was charged with several offenses for wrongful use, possession and distribution of cocaine

charges dismissed; no federal conviction; no confinement

The accused was charged with several offenses for wrongful use, possession and distribution of cocaine. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the case in the early stages of the proceeding, and with the nature of the evidence against the accused, Attorney Willard was successful in advocating for the command to dismiss all charges in exchange for the accused’s testimony against a co-accused Soldier. As a result, the accused only faced nonjudicial punishment, and his charges were dismissed.

February 2019: The accused was charged with domestic violence and obstruction of justice.

Not Guilty of all Charges and Specifications, no federal conviction, no confinement, the accused was able to retire with full benefits.

A retirement eligible Soldier was charged with domestic violence and obstruction of justice against his wife and step-daughter. The wife had a history of making false accusations against the accused. Attorney Barry conducted a diligent and thorough investigation, undercovering multiple instances of the wife committing various crimes, lying, and physically attacking the accused. Attorney Barry effectively presented this information to the jury, resulting in a full acquittal.

December 2018: The accused was charged with rape and sexual assault of his friend while at a party while she was passed out and unable to consent to sexual activity.

Not Guilty of any sexual offense, no sex offender registration, the accused went back to his unit on the final day of the Court-Martial.

The complaining witness went to the hospital the next day and tested negative for any alcohol in her system, despite telling CID that she drank an entire 750ml bottle of vodka in 4 hours the night before. The accused was berated by a CID agent for hours and eventually made an incriminating statement. Attorney Barry successfully lobbied the court to appoint four experts as part of the Defense team for the trial. These experts demonstrated that the complaining witness was lying about how much she drank and was likely an active participant in the sexual activity. Attorney Barry also effectively cross examined the CID agent who took the accused’s incriminating statement, ultimately getting him to admit that he did not treat the accused with dignity and respect and acted inappropriately during the interrogation.

November 2018: The accused was charged with committing rape, domestic violence, making a false official statement, and communicating a threat.

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no sex offender registration, no confinement, no punitive discharge.

Attorney Barry approached the complaining witness in the case and found out that she did not want to participate in the case at all. This information was presented to the prosecutors and the chain of command by Attorney Barry leading to the dismissal of charges.

November 2018: The accused was charged with rape and sexual assault of an acquaintance after a barracks party.

Charges dismissed, no conviction, no sex offender registration, no confinement, no punitive discharge.

The complaining witness alleged that the accused held her down forcefully while he performed sexual acts on her. Soon after she went to CID and photos were taken of the bruises she had all over her body. Attorney Barry worked hard to obtain the complaining witnesses’ medical records and discovered a unique medical condition that explained some of her injuries. Attorney Barry also filed numerous motions and uncovered many favorable witnesses. This all lead to the Commanding General not wanting to pursue a Court-Martial.

October 2018: The accused was charged with violating Article 120c, having multiple inappropriate relationships with junior Soldiers, bestiality, adultery, obstruction of justice and making a false official statement.

All sexual related offenses dropped, no sex offender registration, only minimal punishment for other offenses.

CID and the command conducted a massive and over the top investigation because of political pressure from higher commands, Congress, and the media. Attorney Barry conducted an aggressive and equally massive investigation into the inappropriate unlawful command influence from higher commands and Congress. Over 10 motions were filed, requesting that multiple General Officers be subpoena’d to answer for their involvement in the charges being brought against the accused. Not wanting to respond to the motions filed by Attorney Barry, the Government agreed to drop all sexual related offenses.

October 2018: The accused was charged with multiple violations of abusive sexual contact, one violation of a general order, and one violation of misuse of government property

no sex offender registration; no confinement

The accused was charged with multiple violations of abusive sexual contact, one violation of a general order for consuming alcohol, and one violation of misuse of government property.  Attorney Willard effectively investigated the case leading to the dismissal of all abusive sexual contact allegations at trial, where the accused received a sentence of only hard labor and a reduction in rank.

October 2018: The accused was charged with use, possession and distribution of cocaine

charges dismissed; no federal conviction; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with use, possession and distribution of cocaine. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the allegations in the case, to include evidence related to companion cases which also involved the accused. After presenting a strong case on the accused’s behalf at the preliminary hearing, Attorney Willard successfully advocated for the charges to be dismissed. The charges were dismissed, and the accused faced administrative action but did not receive any federal convictions or confinement.

September 2018: The accused was charged with multiple failures to report and being absent without leave.

No federal conviction, no confinement, accused retained in the Army.

Attorney Barry did an investigation and determined that the accused was already punished with jail time for his offense. Attorney Barry negotiated early on with his chain of command and reached an agreement that resulted in the above.

September 2018: The accused was charged with malingering and failures to obey a lawful order regarding his refusal to train

charges dismissed; no federal conviction; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with malingering and failures to obey a lawful order regarding his refusal to train. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegations against the accused, and Attorney Willard successfully advocated for the accused’s case to be dismissed to a summary court-martial – the lowest level of court-martial. At the summary court-martial, Attorney Willard presented a strong case in mitigation on the accused’s behalf, and the accused did not receive any federal convictions or confinement at the proceeding.

September 2018: The accused was charged with larceny of military property of a value of more than $1000

charges dismissed; no federal conviction; no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with larceny of military property of a value of more than $1000. Based on the charge, the accused faced 10 years in prison. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegation and the evidence, and Attorney Willard advocated for the charge to be dismissed the charge. The accused faced administrative action, and he did not receive a federal conviction.

August 2018: The accused was charged with attempting to commit rape against a fellow Soldier.

No sex offender registration, no confinement, no punitive discharge, retained in the Army.

Attorney Barry and his co-counsel effectively uncovered the multiple different accounts the complaining witness told about the alleged crime and her odd behavior immediately following. Attorney Barry presented multiple witnesses who told the panel about how good of an NCO the accused was. Attorney Barry also made a compelling sentencing argument that the Military Judge said was the best he ever heard.

August 2018: The accused was charged with sexual assault, indecent exposure and committing a false official statement.

No sex offender registration, no confinement, no punitive discharge, retained in the Army.

The accused was charged with sexual assault, indecent exposure, and committing a false official statement. Attorney Barry conducted an investigation and determined that the supposed eye witness had massive credibility issues and could not be trusted. Attorney Barry brought this information to the chain of command leading to the above result.

July 2018: The accused was charged with sexual assault of his friend after a party and burglary.

Not Guilty of all charges and specifications, no federal conviction, no confinement, no punitive discharge, no sex offender registration.

The complaining witness told multiple different versions of the alleged sexual assault to different people. Attorney Barry uncovered all of these different versions and tracked down multiple eye witnesses to her behavior immediately before the alleged sexual assault. Attorney Barry also uncovered that the complaining witness had a boyfriend at the time who was at JRTC and that the alleged sexual assault happened at his house while he was away. Armed with this information, Attorney Barry effectively cross examined the complaining witness and presented a compelling case to the jury, resulting in a full acquittal.

June 2018: The accused was charged with sexual assault of his girlfriend.

Charges dismissed, no federal conviction, no confinement, no punitive discharge, no sex offender registration.

The accused was charged with sexual assault against his girlfriend. Attorney Barry uncovered multiple witnesses that were of the opinion that the complaining witness was an untruthful person. Attorney Barry also discovered a previous investigation into the complaining witness for making multiple false official statements. Attorney Barry presented this information to the prosecution which resulted in them no longer wishing to pursue charges.

May 2018: The accused was charged with use of illegal drugs, insubordinate conduct towards and NCO, and AWOL

charges dismissed, no punitive discharge

The accused was charged with use of illegal drugs, insubordinate conduct towards an NCO, and absence from his unit without leave. Based on the charges, the accused faced over 10 years in prison. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the case and advocated for the allegations to be dismissed in favor of administrative action. The accused left the service without a federal conviction.

April 2018: The accused was charged with introducing drugs onto a federal installation and multiple violations of Article 92, violating a lawful order.

No federal conviction, no punitive discharge.

Attorney Barry intervened early on in the process and convinced the chain of command to handle the matter on a lower level than the prosecutors originally wanted to.

April 2018: The accused was charged with committing domestic violence against his wife multiple times over the period of a year.

No federal conviction, no punitive discharge.

Attorney Barry acted quickly to negotiate with the chain of command and prosecutors and convinced all to handle the matter at a lower level.

January 2018: The accused was charged with absence without leave and multiple instances of theft and sale of Government property.

No federal conviction, no punitive discharge.

Despite his impeccable military record, the command was insistent on sending his case to a general court martial. Attorney Barry collected letters on the accused’s behalf and presented his military record to his command, which included a silver star for participating in the one of the highest profile missions ever conducted by the US military. After Attorney Barry’s efforts, the prosecution, and Command ultimately agreed to handle the matter at a lower level.

January 2018: The accused was charged with multiple failures to report, making a false official statement, and multiple instances of drug use.

No federal conviction, no punitive discharge.

Attorney Barry successfully negotiated with the accused’s chain of command and presented mitigating circumstances in his personal life resulting in the Command and prosecution agreeing to the above result.

January 2018: The accused was charged with sexual assault, rape, communicating a threat, and disrespecting his NCOs and Officers.

Charges dismissed, no federal conviction, no confinement, no punitive discharge, no sex offender registration.

CID and the command pressed charges despite eye witness testimony that exonerated the accused. Attorney Barry was successful in getting these eye witnesses to testify at the preliminary hearing and getting the charges dismissed without a trial. He also conducted an investigation and gathered statements about the mistreatment and abuse the command perpetrated against the accused.

August 2017: The accused was charged with multiple violations of Article 92, making a false official statement, video taping a sexual assault, and not intervening during a sexual assault.

Acquitted of all but one specification, no punitive discharge, only minimal punishment for remaining offense.

In a politically motivated prosecution, the Government prosecuted the accused in an attempt to establish a legal requirement to intervene during a sexual assault. Attorney Barry conducted a thorough investigation and subpoenaed a high-ranking special victim’s prosecutor who testified that there was no legal requirement to intervene during a sexual assault.

August 2017: The accused was charged with rape of a child, his neighbor.

Charges dismissed, no confinement, no federal conviction, no punitive discharge, no sex offender registration.

The accused maintained his innocence throughout, but the command did not believe him. Attorney Barry conducted an investigation and found that the complaining witness was lying about the sexual assault in an attempt to conceal a relationship with one of her brother’s friends. Once Attorney Barry compelled the Government to look into this information, they no longer wished to pursue charges against the accused.

June 2017: The accused was charged with Absence without leave.

Charges dismissed, no confinement, no federal conviction, no punitive discharge.

Attorney Barry advocated to the accused’s chain of command with the compelling reason for his absence, resulting in all parties agreeing that charges should be dismissed.

Enlisted Separation Results

The Command initiated separation against the accused for abusive sexual contact and for inappropriate text messages

One of two allegations unsubstantiated; Retained and allowed to Retire

The accused, a Marine recruiter with almost 19 years of service, was facing separation after a Poolee accused him of touching her buttocks and sending her inappropriate text messages.  Attorney Barry presented numerous witnesses that discredited the Poolee's claims.  Attorney Barry also effectively pointed out the massive flaws in the NCIS investigation.  Ultimately, the separation board found that the accused did not touch the Poolee's buttocks and he was retained in the Marine Corps so that he could retire.

June 2021: The Command initiated separation against the accused for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a junior enlisted Soldier

Allegation Unsubstantiated; Retained; no loss of retirement or benefits

The accused, a MSG who had served for over 18 years, was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a junior enlisted Soldier.  Attorney Barry effectively attacked the Prosecution's case, demonstrating the Soldier's motives to fabricate, as well as how easy it is to spoof text messages.  Despite already having received a GOMOR for the same misconduct, the Separation Board unsubstantiated all of the allegations and the accused was retained in the Army.

April 2021: The Command initiated separation against the accused for multiple assaults and having an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate

Physical allegations unsubstantiated; Honorable Discharge; Medically Retired

The accused, a 15-year SFC who had multiple combat deployments, was accused of multiple assaults and having an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate.  Attorney Barry effectively built a case with several eye witnesses and pieces of evidence, which ultimately convinced the board to unsubstantiate the physical allegations.  The board recommended an Honorable Discharge for the other, admitted, misconduct.  The accused was ultimately medically retired.

March 2021: The accused's Command attempted to take an accused's VA Benefits away for recruiter misconduct

Separated with VA Benefits

The accused's Commander took an aggressive posture against him while investigating him for recruiter misconduct.  Attorney Barry advised the accused from the onset of the investigation, ultimately guiding him to separation without losing VA Benefits.

March 2021: HRC considered separating the accused through the Army QMP

Retained

The accused, a senior SFC, was notified that she was being considered for separation because of a GOMOR that was filed in her OMPF.  Attorney Barry assisted her with her response, gathered statements that contradicted the GOMOR, and wrote a legal rebuttal.  Ultimately, HRC agreed with Attorney Barry, and retained her so she could continue with her otherwise stellar career.

November 2020: The Command attempted to separate the accused based on a medical diagnosis

Retained

The Command attempted to separate the accused, a SSG in the National Guard with over 20 years of service, based on a medical diagnosis. Attorney Barry assisted the accused with his response to the Command, ultimately convincing them to retain him in the Army.  The accused was allowed to continue to serve.

October 2020: The Command initiated separation against the accused for allegedly groping two different Soldiers

Allegation Unsubstantiated; Retained; no loss of benefits

The accused, a SFC with an impeccable record, was accused of groping his Company Commander and another Soldier on two different occasions.  Attorney Barry uncovered eight eye witnesses that CID did not, who all supported the accused. Attorney Barry effectively impeached the credibility of both complaining witnesses, resulting in the allegations being unsubstantiated at the separation board.

September 2020: The Command initiated separation based on allegations that the accused was dismissed from SLC and performed unsatisfactorily

Unsatisfactory performance unsubstantiated; Retained

The command initiated separation against the accused for dismissal from Senior Leaders Course (SLC) for academic issues and for unsatisfactory performance. Attorney Willard investigated the allegations and advocated successfully that the allegations neither constituted misconduct nor warranted the accused’s separation.  After presenting a strong case before the board, the members unsubstantiated the unsatisfactory performance allegation and voted to retain the accused on active duty in the United States Army.

September 2020: The Command Initiated Separation against a Staff Sergeant because of a positive drug test for THC

Allegation Unsubstantiated; Retained; no loss of benefits

The accused, a member of the National Guard, had over 18 years in the Military and had served with distinction.  Attorney Barry successfully discredited the drug test in question due to several odd circumstances with the transport of the sample to the lab.  The accused was retained and continued his Military career.

June 2020: The Command Initiated Separation against a Staff Sergeant for sexual misconduct

Accused Allowed to Keep all VA Benefits

The accused had a long military career and developed severe medical conditions.  Despite the serious accusations, Attorney Barry successfully advocated for a characterization of discharge that allowed the accused to retain all VA benefits.

June 2020: The Command initiated separation based on allegations that the accused missed curfew on deployment and engaged in extramarital misconduct

Extramarital sexual conduct allegation unsubstantiated; Retained

The command initiated separation against the accused for allegations of missing curfew while on deployment and for engaging in extramarital misconduct with another Soldier’s spouse. Attorney Willard thoroughly investigated the allegations and advocated successfully for the board to unsubstantiate the extramarital misconduct allegation.  After numerous senior military leaders from the Special Forces community testified on the accused’s behalf, Attorney Willard argued for the accused to be retained, which the board members followed and voted for the accused to be retained in the United States Army.

June 2020: The Command initiated separation against a GySgt for abusive sexual contact, assault, and sexual harrassment

Allegations unsubstantiated; retained in the Marine Corps

The accused was a Gunnery Sergeant attending a program at the Citadel to become an officer.  The allegations came from a fellow Marine who accused him of groping her in multiple bars during a night out.  Attorney Barry effectively presented evidence demonstrating that the complaining witness was much more intoxicated than she was admitting to and that there were eye witnesses who all supported the accused.  After an 18 hour separation board, the allegations were unsubstantiated and the accused was allowed to continue his career in the Marine Corps.

December 2019: The command initiated separation against the accused based on allegations of domestic violence and driving under the influence

Retained

The command initiated separation against the accused for alleged domestic violence and driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegations against the accused, which led the board to unsubstantiate the domestic violence accusation.  While the board substantiated the DUI charge, the board still voted to retain the accused on active duty based on the strong mitigation and extenuation evidence Attorney Willard presented on the accused’s behalf at the board.

June 2019: The Command initiated separation against the accused for alleged fraud

Retained; no loss of benefits

The accused was transgender and separation was only initiated because his chain of command did not approve. Attorney Barry demonstrated how the accused actually did nothing wrong by meticulously researching the facts. When the separation board did not agree, Attorney Barry helped the accused get Congress involved. Ultimately, because of pressure from Congress and Attorney Barry’s advocacy, the Commanding General retained the accused.

June 2019: The command initiated separation based on allegations that the accused was drunk on duty and that he failed ASAP

Retained

The command initiated separation against the accused for being drunk on duty and for failing to complete the Army’s Substance and Abuse Program. Attorney Willard zealously investigated the case and advocated successfully for the accused at the board, which resulted in the board members voting to retain the accused on active duty in the United States Army.

May 2019: The Command initiated separation based on the accused's civilian conviction for conspiracy to sell military property

Retained and Retired with full Benefits

The command initiated separation against the accused, a combat veteran with 22 years’ service and the recipient of a Silver Star, based on his civilian conviction for conspiracy to sell military property.  Attorney Willard effectively prepared the best possible case in mitigation for the accused at the board, which included testimony from two active duty general officers and medical personnel regarding the accused’s combat injuries, and the board unanimously voted to retain the accused on active duty despite the serious offense he was convicted of in civilian court.  The accused was allowed to retire with full medical benefits and pension

April 2019: The Command initiated separation based on several allegations that the accused wrongfully used illegal substances

Separation with a General Discharge

The command initiated separation against the accused based on multiple allegations of wrongful use of an illegal substance and sought to have the accused separated with an Other than Honorable discharge. Attorney Willard successfully advocated to the board members and presented a strong mitigation case on the accused’s behalf.  The board ultimately followed Attorney Willard’s request based on accused’s wishes, and the board recommended to separate the accused with a General (under Honorable conditions) discharge.

April 2019: The command initiated separation against the accused for allegedly driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content barely over the legal limit.

Retained, no loss of benefits.

Attorney Barry gathered numerous character statements and influential witnesses, including his current and former chain of command that all recommended that the accused be allowed to continue to serve. Attorney Barry effectively presented this information to the board resulting in retention

March 2019: The command initiated separation against the accused for allegedly driving while intoxicated, and violating the terms of his probation.

Retained, no loss of benefits.

The accused was a decorated combat veteran and had saved countless lives. Attorney Barry engaged multiple senior leaders and arranged for them to testify on the accused’s behalf, resulting in retention.

March 2019: The command initiated separation against a retirement eligible accused for testing positive for cocaine use on two occasions.

Retained, no loss of benefits, allowed to medically retire with full benefits.

The command initiated separation against the accused the despite his well-documented mental health struggles. Attorney Barry found witnesses from throughout his impressive career and had them testify to the separation board. He also aggressively represented the accused at the board demonstrating the command’s mistreatment of him and lack of care for his mental health.

February 2019: The Command initiated separation based on an allegation that the accused was arrested for driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol

Retained

The command initiated elimination against the accused after his arrest for driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegation and zealously advocated the accused’s case at the board.  Although the board members initially recommended separation with an Honorable discharge, Attorney Willard successfully advocated to the accused’s brigade commander to disapprove the recommended separation, which resulted in the accused’s retention on active duty for him to later ETS from the Army with an Honorable discharge.

February 2019: The Command initiated separation based on an allegation that the accused wrongfully used an illegal drug

Allegation unsubstantiated; Retained

The command initiated separation against the accused after a urinalysis revealed he testified positive for use of illegal drugs. Attorney Willard investigated the case fully and presented multiple alibi witnesses to corroborate the accused’s claim of innocent ingestion.  Following presentation of evidence and argument before the board, the members unsubstantiated the drug use allegation against the accused and allowed him to continue service in the United States Army.

January 2019: The Command initiated separation based on an allegation that the accused wrongfully used an illegal substance

Allegation unsubstantiated; Retained

The command initiated separation against the accused after he was found not guilty of wrongful use of an illegal substance at an Article 15 proceeding. Attorney Willard successfully investigated the allegation, and after the accused’s testimony and the testimony of multiple character witnesses who included a senior O6 commander, the board unsubstantiated the allegation and unanimously voted to retain the accused in the United States Army.

November 2018: The command initiated separation against the accused for testing positive for marijuana use.

Retained, no loss of benefits.

Attorney Barry advocated to the chain of command and demonstrated that the accused innocently ingested marijuana and had no idea he was doing so. Attorney Barry conducted his own research and showed it was possible for Kind Bars to cause a positive drug test.

October 2018: The Command initiated separation based on allegations of theft from the Government and wrongful use of an illegal substance

Honorable Discharge with Full Benefits

The accused, an NCO with over 10 years of service and multiple deployments, had the integrity to accept responsibility for his wrongful use of an illegal substance and for accepting over $4000 in wrongful BAH payments. After the accused and witnesses testified, the evidence demonstrated the accused had already repaid his debt to the Government and was deserving of at least an Honorable characterization of service if he were to be separated.  The board agreed and voted to separate the accused with an Honorable discharge, thereby allowing him to retain all of his benefits.

October 2018: The Command initiated separation against the accused for an inappropriate relationship with a Junior Enlisted female Soldier

Retained

The command initiated separation against the accused after it was alleged that the senior NCO was perceived to have engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a female Junior Enlisted Soldier. The accused was a victim advocate in the female Soldier’s unit, and it was established through the female Soldier’s testimony and the testimony of the unit SARC that any perceived inappropriate relationship between the accused and the female Soldier had to do with the accused receiving the female Soldier’s assault allegations as her victim advocate.  After thorough investigation and multiple senior leaders testified on the accused’s behalf, the board ultimately decided the allegation did not warrant separation and the accused was retained on active duty in the Army.

September 2018: The Command initiated separation based on an allegation the accused drove a vehicle under the influence of alcohol

Allegation unsubstantiated. Retained.

The command initiated separation against the accused after the senior NCO was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence after only having two alcoholic drinks.  Attorney Willard successfully investigated the case and called multiple witnesses to corroborate the accused’s version of events from the night in question.  After eyewitnesses and senior military leaders testified on the accused’s behalf, the board unsubstantiated the DUI charge and retained the Soldier in the United States Army

June 2018: The command initiated separation for allegations of adultery, fraternization, wrongful cohabitation, and assault consummated by a batter

Assault Charge Unsubstantiated; Soldier recommended for general discharge based solely on military-specific offenses

In a case where the accused Soldier faced three military-specific offenses and a serious offense of assault consummated by a battery, Attorney Willard effectively defended the assault charge and got the board to unsubstantiate the allegation. While the Soldier was ultimately recommended for separation with a General (under Honorable conditions) discharge for adultery, fraternization and cohabitation, Attorney Willard’s advocacy ensured the Soldier did not receive an Other Than Honorable characterization of service discharge.

May 2018: The command initiated separation against the accused for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

Retained, no loss of benefits.

The accused was a decorated war hero with a purple heart for a combat mission in Iraq. Attorney Barry found witnesses and gathered evidence to present to the board demonstrating the accused’s impressive career. He also effectively cross examined the responding police officer, demonstrating his bias.

May 2018: The command initiated separation against the accused for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

Retained

The accused, a junior enlisted Soldier, was accused of driving while intoxicated. After the board members substantiated allegations of DUI and a violation of Tennessee’s implied consent law and the board recommended for the accused to be separated, Attorney Willard successfully advocated before the Soldier’s brigade commander to overturn the board’s findings and the Soldier was retained on active duty in the United States Army.

April 2018: The command initiated separation against the accused for alleged reckless use of a handgun resulting in injury, after he shot two men who attempted to mug him.

Allegation unsubstantiated, retained, no loss of benefits, allowed to medically separate.

The accused had already plead guilty to said offense in state court because he was afraid of being prosecuted for a felony. Attorney Barry researched the background of the three individuals who jumped the accused and found out that they all had serious criminal histories. He effectively prepared the accused to testify at the board and explain what happened.

March 2018: The command initiated separation against a retirement eligible accused for testing positive for a sleeping medication.

Retained, allowed to retire with full benefits.

The accused had mistakenly taken his wife’s sleeping pill and was unaware that he did so. Attorney Barry gathered evidence, including pictures and prescription records, that corroborated his claim. Attorney Barry also convinced the accused’s wife to testify on his behalf, leaving no doubt in the separation board’s mind that he innocently ingested said sleeping pill.

March 2018: The command initiated separation against a retirement eligible accused for allegedly falsifying an evaluation report and making threats against the chain of command.

Retained prior to the separation board, allowed to medically retire with full benefits.

Attorney Barry uncovered that the accused was actually framed and had serious mental health concerns. This information was presented to the prosecution and command. All parties agreed that the accused should be allowed to medically retire in lieu of administrative separation.

September 2017: The command initiated separation against the accused for testing positive for marijuana that he admittedly used during a suicidal episode.

Honorably discharged with full benefits.

Attorney Barry effectively presented the accused’s case to the administrative separation board and the board president made legal errors during the board. Attorney Barry objected to these legal errors and brought it up to the commanding general after the separation hearing. The commanding general agreed with Attorney Barry and the separation was found to be legally invalid.

June 2017: The command initiated separation against the accused for failing two consecutive fitness tests.

Retained prior to the separation board.

After failing two physical fitness tests, the accused was placed on a permanent profile and could pass the modified APFT with no problems. Attorney Barry engaged the chain of command and the prosecutor and presented the accused’s impressive record and ability to continue to add value to the unit.

Officer Separation Results

September 2021: HRC Initiated Separation because of a GOMOR for Counterproductive Leadership and Religious Discrimination

two of three allegations unsubstantiated; Retained

The accused, a Major with close to 16 years of service, was forced to face elimination because of a GOMOR for counterproductive leadership and religious discrimination.  Attorney Barry effectively cross examined and impeached the Government's witnesses and case.  Ultimately, the counterproductive leadership and religious discrimination allegations were unsubstantiated, and the accused was retained.

August 2021: The accused's command initiated a misconduct board for sexual misconduct and sexual harassment

Sexual misconduct and sexual harassment allegations unsubstantiated; verbal admonishment issued as the only recommended punishment

The accused, a Cadet at West Point, was forced to face an informal misconduct hearing for sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and an Article 92 violation.  Attorney Barry prepared the accused for his hearing, including drafting questions, talking to witnesses, gathering evidence, and preparing argument. Three of the four allegations were unsubstantiated.  The remaining allegation, an Article 92 violation, only resulted in a verbal admonishment. The accused Graduated soon after, with his class.

July 2021: The Command attempted to separate a senior commander because of the results of a command climate survey

Allegations unsubstantiated; retained

In an internationally known case, the Command attempted to separate a senior Army Commander. Attorney Barry effectively defended the allegations, ultimately convincing the Board of Inquiry to retain the accused.  Attorney Barry also convinced the Board to make a special finding, that the accused was not substandard in his performance of duty, essentially indicating that he should not have been removed from Command.

June 2021: The Command Initiated Separation for Allowing Soldiers to Drink Alcohol in the Field

Retained

The Command initiated separation against the accused for allowing his Soldiers to drink alcohol after Gunnery.  Attorney Barry effectively advocated to the Board of Inquiry, highlighting the accused's stellar record and the support of numerous 05s and 06s.  The accused was retained to take a new Command and to continue to serve.

June 2021: The Command Initiated Separation for a General Order Number 1 Violation

Retained

The Command initiated separation for a General Order Number 1 Violation while serving in Poland.  It was a high- visibility case that made world-wide news.  Attorney Barry advised the accused prior to his Board of Inquiry, responding to multiple adverse actions.  Ultimately, Attorney Barry gained the support of the accused's Brigade Commander and one of the Senior Officers involved in the General Order 1 Violation.  The accused was retained by the Board of Inquiry and allowed to continue to serve.

May 2021: The accused's command initiated a misconduct board for rape, conduct unbecoming, and drinking underage

Rape allegation unsubstantiated; recommended retention

The accused, a Cadet a West Point, was forced to face a misconduct board for alleged rape, conduct unbecoming, and underage drinking. Attorney Barry spoke to witnesses that CID could/would not and gathered evidence that CID failed to, ultimately convincing the board that the alleged victim was not raped.  The rape charge was unsubstantiated and the board recommended that the accused remain at West Point.

April 2021: The accused's Command initiated a misconduct board for an alleged pattern of failing to treat women with dignity and respect and for a lack of personal discipline and military bearing

Allegations unsubstantiated

The accused, a Cadet at West Point, was facing a misconduct board for an alleged pattern of failing to treat women with dignity and respect and for a lack of personal discipline and military bearing.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused before and during the proceeding, ultimately resulting in all allegations being unsubstantiated.

March 2021: The accused's Command initiated separation for having an inappropriate relationship and lying to the investigating officer

Honorable Discharge with Full Benefits

The accused, a Captain, was under investigation after he got in a car accident.  The investigating officer ultimately determined that the accused was having an inappropriate relationship with an NCO and lied about the nature of it when asked.  Attorney Barry successfully advised the accused and advocated to the chain of command, resulting in the accused achieving his goals of leaving the Army with an Honorable Discharge.

February 2021: HRC Initiated Separation against the Accused for Driving while Intoxicated and not reporting his arrest to his chain of command

Honorable Discharge with Full Benefits

After not being promoted to MAJ, HRC initiated elimination against the accused because of a GOMOR in his OMPF.  Attorney Barry effectively mitigated the otherwise serious misconduct (DUI), resulting in the Board of Inquiry recommending an Honorable Discharge.  The Accused kept all VA Benefits.

January 2021: The Command Initiated Separation against the Accused for AWOL and making multiple False Official Statements

Honorably Discharged with Full Benefits

The Command, after issuing a GOMOR and relief for cause OER, initiated elimination against the accused for going AWOL over a three day period and falsifying an APFT and body fat test.  Attorney Barry effectively demonstrated that the accused suffered from multiple mental health conditions that contributed to his misconduct.  Attorney Barry also effectively cross-examined the accused's chain of command, demonstrating that they were completely unaware of the accused's personal struggles and had effectively abandoned him.  The Board ultimately agreed with Attorney Barry, and issued him an Honorable Discharge, despite the serious nature of the accusations.

 

August 2020: The Command Initiated Separation against the Accused for Child Abuse and Child Neglect

Honorably Discharged with Full Benefits

The accused was reprimanded after a CID investigation for child abuse and child neglect.  Attorney Barry crafted a rebuttal to the reprimand that ultimately convinced the Commanding General to recommend an Honorable Discharge, despite the very serious nature of the accusations.

 

March 2020: The command initiated separation against the accused for missing movement and several failures to report

Honorably discharged with full benefits

The command attempted to give the accused a General Discharge for very minor misconduct.  Attorney Barry got involved and convinced the Commanding General and Human Resources Command to issue an Honorable Discharge, against the local Command's recommendation.  The accused left the service with full benefits.

February 2020: The Command initiated elimination against the accused for driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless driving, fleeing from police, and for receiving a GOMOR for his actions

Retained

The command initiated elimination against the accused for DUI, reckless driving, fleeing from police, and for receiving a permanently filed GOMOR for his actions. Attorney Willard presented a strong case on behalf of the accused to the board members, which included the testimony for the accused from numerous senior military leaders, and the board voted to retain the accused on active duty despite the serious nature of the allegations against him.

May 2019: The Command initiated elimination based on an allegation that the accused was derelict in his job performance

Retained

The command initiated elimination against the accused, a pilot with 17 years of service and numerous combat deployments, after the command alleged the accused was derelict in his job performance while serving as a supervisor on the ground when a fellow pilot’s aircraft crashed and led to the deaths of two Servicemembers. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the allegation and zealously advocated on the accused’s behalf at the board.  Although the board members recommended elimination with an Honorable discharge, Attorney Willard successfully advocated to the installation commander, which resulted in the accused being retained on active duty in the United States Army.

February 2019: The Command initiated elimination based on an allegation that the accused committed adultery while separated by still legally married

Retained

The command initiated elimination against the accused, a pilot with over seventeen years of service and numerous combat deployments, after an investigation revealed the accused committed adultery a year after being separated from his spouse and the accused received a GOMOR his actions. Attorney Willard successfully advocated to the board for the accused to be retained despite the allegation, and after hearing testimony from the accused and senior leaders of the command who testified on his behalf, the board retained the accused and allowed him to continue service in the United States Army.

February 2019: The command initiated separation against the accused for allegedly committing fraud while moving between states.

Honorably discharged with full benefits.

The accused was given a general officer letter of reprimand and twice passed over for promotion, all occurring before Attorney Barry got involved. The Army then attempted to separated him with an unfavorable discharge prior to his mandatory separation from the Army. Attorney Barry quickly understood that the Army did not have enough time to separate the accused with anything but an honorable discharge and acted appropriately by demanding a separation board.

November 2018: The Command initiated elimination based on allegations that the accused engaged in undue familiarity with her enlisted Soldiers and had an inappropriate relationship with an enlisted Soldier

Allegations unsubstantiated; Retained

The command initiated elimination against the accused after a command climate survey indicated the accused was perceived to have engaged in undue familiarity and an inappropriate relationship with enlisted Soldiers. Attorney Willard effectively investigated the case to unsubstantiate both allegations.  Although the accused did receive a GOMOR for her perceived actions, the same command team who recommended the GOMOR testified on the accused’s behalf for retention, and the board members voted to retain the accused in the Army.

September 2018: The command initiated separation against a retirement eligible accused for alleged domestic violence.

Allegation unsubstantiated, retained and allowed to continue career.

The accused and his wife maintained that nothing physical happened; however, a police officer wrote in the report that the accused hit his wife. The accused was retirement eligible and separation was initiated by the chain of command. Attorney Barry arranged for the accused’s wife to testify and effectively cross examined the police officer, who ultimately admitted he was unsure if the accused ever hit his wife. Attorney Barry also got the police officer to admit that he violated TN law in disclosing the contents of a redacted police report to a non-law enforcement agency.

August 2018: The command initiated separation against the accused for allegedly showing up to formation drunk.

Honorably discharged with full benefits.

Attorney Barry quickly and effectively engaged the chain of command and received support for an honorable discharge instead of a general or other than honorable discharge.

August 2018: The command initiated separation against a retirement eligible accused for alleged domestic violence.

Retained, allowed to medically retire with full benefits.

The accused’s wife was actually the aggressor and an eye witness confirmed this; however, the command unjustly attempted to separate him anyway. The accused was retirement eligible and had an on-going medical board for PTSD; he was a decorated combat veteran. Attorney Barry gathered witnesses and documents demonstrating the accused’s impressive combat career and aggressively cross examined the wife during the separation proceedings.

July 2018: The Command initiated elimination based on an allegation the accused Soldier made a false official statement when submitting his weight tickets

Retained

The accused, a pilot with over fifteen years of service and numerous combat deployments, was accused of submitting false weight tickets for his PCS move. After the presentation of the evidence, the client’s testimony, and with the support of numerous senior commanders, Attorney Willard successfully advocated for the board to retain the accused to allow him to continue his service in the United States Army.

August 2017: The command initiated separation against the accused for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with her subordinate.

Honorably discharged with full benefits.

The army initiated elimination against the accused and attempted to give her a General Discharge. Attorney Barry drafted a response for the accused that pointed out the legal errors in the investigation, demonstrated sexism in the investigation, and provided statements that rebutted the accusation.

Investigation Results

September 2021: The accused was under CID investigation for sexual abuse of a child

Unflagged and no adverse action taken

The accused, a Warrant Officer, was under investigation by Army CID for sexual abuse of a child.  Attorney Barry advised the accused for the duration of the investigation and assisted him in providing evidence of his innocence to CID.  Ultimately, he was unflagged with no adverse action taken.  A no probable cause opinion was returned by the prosecutor's office.

August 2021: The accused was under investigation for Driving While Intoxicated

Unflagged without facing separation

The accused, a senior SFC, was reprimanded for driving while intoxicated after a single-car crash and for refusing a breathalyzer test.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused in his reprimand rebuttal, ultimately convincing the chain of command to not even initiate separation, an uncommon occurrence.  Attorney Barry also convinced the command to remove the accused's bar to reenlistment. The accused was unflagged and changed units, for a fresh start.

July 2021: The accused was under investigation for toxic leadership

The accused was allowed to continue to serve without a board of inquiry

The accused, an Army Captain and the OIC of a health clinic, was under investigation for toxic leadership.  More than one of her subordinates wrote a statement corroborating the allegations.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused with her response, ultimately persuading the Command to issue a reprimand that was not filed in her OMPF.  The accused was allowed to continue through the medical evaluation board process without having to face elimination for misconduct/substandard performance of duty.

July 2021: The accused was under investigation for cheating on exams

Unflagged and no adverse action taken

The accused, an Officer at BOLC, was under investigation for cheating during exams.  Attorney Barry provided legal advice during the investigation, ultimately leading to the accused being unflagged with no adverse action taken.

June 2021: The accused was under investigation for falsifying awards, adultery, and possible BAH fraud

Unflagged and No adverse action taken

The accused was under investigation for falsifying awards, adultery, and possible BAH fraud.  Attorney Barry coordinated with the investigating officer and assisted the accused in his responses.  No adverse action was taken as a result of the investigation.

May 2021: The accused was under investigation for allowing Soldiers to abuse alcohol in his unit

The accused left the military voluntarily and honorably

The accused, a Company Commander, was under investigation for allegedly allowing his subordinates to abuse alcohol.  Attorney Barry assisted him during the investigation, and for several follow-on actions.  Ultimately, elimination was not initiated and he was allowed to ETS with an Honorable Discharge and normal DD214.

May 2021: The accused was under investigation for fostering toxic command climate and making racist/sexist comments

Unflagged and allowed to Commission on Time

The accused, a Cadet at West Point, was under investigation for fostering a toxic command climate and making racist/sexist comments.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused in his response to his ultimate regimental level Article 10 Board.  He was issued minimal punishment, allowing him to graduate on time and Commission with the rest of his class.

April 2021: The accused was under investigation for alleged racist comments

Allegation unsubstantiated

The accused was under investigation for alleged racist comments.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused in making his statement to the investigating officer and advised him for the duration of the investigation, ultimately leading to the allegations being unsubstantiated.

April 2021: The accused, a Cadet at West Point, was under investigation for an honor violation

Unflagged and no adverse action taken

The accused, a Cadet at West Point, was accused of an Honor Violation.  Attorney Barry got involved early, assisting him with his response during the initial investigation.  The accused was cleared after his initial interview and allowed to graduate on time.

April 2021: The accused was under CID Investigation for Abusive Sexual Contact

Unflagged and no adverse action taken

The accused was under CID investigation for Abusive Sexual Contact.  Attorney Barry was retained and the accused was ultimately unflagged with no adverse action taken against him.  He was allowed to continue his Army career.

April 2021: The accused was flagged by HRC after being selected for promotion to Major

Unflagged and promoted

The accused was flagged by HRC after being selected for promotion to Major.  Attorney Barry assisted her with her response to the promotion review board, ultimately resulting in the board unflagging her.  She was promoted to Major and awarded back-pay

March 2021: the accused was under investigation for falsifying training records and not completing annual training requirements

The accused was unflagged and allowed to continue to serve

The accused, a retirement eligible Major, was under investigation after a DoD IG Complaint was filed against him.  Attorney Barry advised him during the investigation, providing advice that ultimately resulted in him being unflagged with no adverse action taken against him.  The accused was allowed to retire on schedule.

February 2021: The accused was under investigation for sexual harassment, acting inappropriately, and having inappropriate relationships with Soldiers

The accused was allowed to continue to serve without a board of inquiry

The accused, a Major who served for over 17 years, was under investigation for his conduct while on a deployment.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused from the beginning of the investigation, preparing a multitude of responses for a variety of actions.  Ultimately, the accused was allowed to continue to serve without a Board of Inquiry, almost assuring he would reach 20 years of Service.

January 2021: The accused was under investigation for showing his Soldiers nude photos and making lewd comments

The accused was allowed to continue to serve without a board of inquiry

The accused, a Company Commander, was under investigation for showing his Soldiers nude photos and making lewd comments.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused with his multiple responses that he had to submit, ultimately mitigating the misconduct to the point that a board of inquiry was not initiated.

December 2020: The accused was under investigation for soliciting gifts from various organizations while deployed

The accused was allowed to continue to serve without a board of inquiry

The accused, a Company Commander, was under investigation for soliciting gifts from various organizations while deployed.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused in responding to multiple adverse actions administered by the chain of command.  Ultimately, the Command allowed the accused to redeploy without initiating a board of inquiry, allowing him to continue to serve without facing elimination.

October 2020: The accused was under investigation for having an inappropriate relationship and sexual harassment

The accused was allowed to continue to serve without a board of inquiry

The accused, a MAJ with close to 18 years of service, was under investigation for having an inappropriate relationship and for sexual harassment.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused in responding to the investigating officer's questions, submitting a rebuttal to the investigation, and a follow-on adverse action from the chain of command.  Ultimately, some of the allegations were unsubstantiated and the accused's responses convinced the Command to allow him to continue to serve without having to face elimination.

August 2020: The accused was under investigation for her political activities and for violating the COVID-19 stop-move order

The accused was exonerated on all allegations except for one General Article 134 offense; elimination was not initiated and the accused continued her career

The accused was unjustly under investigation because the Command did not agree with her political views. Attorney Barry successfully advocated on her behalf, ultimately convincing the Commanding General that she could not be punished for her political views and that she did not violate the COVID-19 stop-move order.  The accused was allowed to continue her military career.

August 2020: The accused was given a bar to reenlistment for dereliction of duty, violating an order, and disrespect

Bar to reenlistment lifted; accused left the service with a RE Code 1

The accused's command unjustly placed a bar to reenlistment on her.  They did not follow the proper procedures and weren't doing the required reviews.  Attorney Barry was retained and was successful in getting the bar to reenlistment removed.  The command attempted to administer an article 15; however, the accused left the service with an Honorable Discharge and a RE Code 1, allowing re-entry into the Service.

August 2020: The accused was under investigation for failing to report a negligent discharge and other misconduct within his Command

The accused was allowed to continue to serve without a board of inquiry

The accused, a Company Commander, was under investigation for failing to report a negligent discharge and other misconduct within his Command.  Attorney Barry assisting the accused in responding to the investigation, ultimately convincing the Chain of Command and Commanding General to allow the accused to continue to serve.  The accused was allowed to PCS without being forced to face a board of inquiry.

January 2019: The accused, a combat surgeon and senior leader, was under investigation for allegedly having a toxic command climate while forward deployed to an active combat zone.

No punishment, no bad evaluation, no letter of reprimand, unflagged and allowed to continue to serve with no bad paper in her file.

Attorney Barry worked with the accused to provide multiple written responses to the investigating officer and command. He also gathered multiple witness statements demonstrating the bias of the investigation and that multiple people lied in their sworn statements because they had professional disagreements with the accused. Attorney Barry also personally advocated to the accused’s Brigade Commander.

August 2018: The accused, the unit chaplain, was under investigation for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a Soldier’s wife.

The accused was allowed to separate with an Honorable Discharge and full benefits.

Attorney Barry met with the accused multiple times and advised him throughout the duration of the investigation and subsequent separation action. Attorney Barry effectively assessed the situation, out-maneuvering the Command and finding an alternative discharge for the accused before the Command could carry out an unjust action.

June 2018: The accused, a Sergeant Major, was under investigation for alleged sexual harassment.

No punishment, the accused was unflagged and allowed to continue to serve.

Attorney Barry helped the accused respond to the investigating officer, successfully demonstrating that the complaining witness was exaggerating what happened because she was upset that the accused did not recommend her to go on a deployment.

Nonjudicial Punishment Results

August 2021: The accused faced a field grade Article 15 for alleged drug use

Not Guilty

The accused, a junior enlisted Soldier, faced an Article 15 for alleged drug use after testing positive during a urinalysis.  Attorney Barry collected evidence and provided legal analysis to the imposing Commander, ultimately convincing him that the accused "innocently ingested" the illegal substance.  The accused was found Not Guilty and was allowed to continue to serve.

August 2021: The accused faced a Field Grade Article 15 for allegations of falsifying personnel documents, falsifying command signatures to get promoted, and impersonating the command team

Filed in Restricted File; no loss of pay; no loss of rank (punishment suspended)

The accused, a SSG, received an Article 15 for allegedly falsifying Soldiers' personnel documents, falsifying command signatures, and impersonating the commander and first sergeant.  Attorney Willard assisted the accused in his response and in preparing for his second reading, resulting in a suspended rank reduction and the Article 15 being filed in the restricted section of his OMPF, therefore limiting the impacts on the SSG's career.

August 2021: The accused faced a field grade Article 15 for allegedly making multiple inappropriate comments

Filed in the restricted file

The accused, a SFC, received an Article 15 for allegedly making multiple inappropriate comments to junior enlisted Soldiers while he was a platoon sergeant.   Attorney Barry assisted the accused in his response and in preparing for his second-reading, resulting in the Article 15 being filed in the restricted section of his OMPF, therefore limiting the impacts on his career.

July 2021: The accused faced a field grade article 15 for drug distribution and possession

Not Guilty

The accused faced a field grade article 15 for drug distribution and possession.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused by preparing him a written response, gathering letters of support, and coaching him through the second reading.  He was found Not Guilty and was allowed to continue his military career.

July 2021: The accused faced a field grade article 15 for extramarital sexual conduct

All punishment suspended; Article 15 filed in Restricted File

The accused, a SSG, was facing an Article 15 for extramarital sexual conduct with a fellow SSG's wife in the same unit.  Attorney Barry prepared the accused's matters for his second reading, effectively convincing the Battalion Commander to only administer 45 days of extra duty (all suspended) and to file the Article 15 in the accused's restricted file.  The accused lost no rank and QMP will likely not be triggered because of the restricted filing.

October 2020: The accused faced a field grade article 15 for underaged drinking and adultery

Not Guilty of adultery; minimal punishment issued

The accused was initially under investigation for rape.  Attorney Barry advised the accused during the investigation and prepared his response for the second reading of the Article 15.  Ultimately, the accused was cleared of all charges except underaged drinking, which he admitted to from the very beginning.   The accused was allowed to continue his military career.

July 2020: the accused was facing a general officer article 15 for a prohibited relationship, a GO 1 violation, and making a false official statement

Not Guilty of making a false official statement; minimal punishment issued

The accused, an officer, previously admitted to violating GO 1 and to having an inappropriate relationship.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused in advocating for his innocence regarding the false official statement.  Ultimately, the Commanding General agreed and acquitted the accused on this charge.

April 2020: the accused was given an article 15 for alleged assault, drunk and disorderly conduct, and conduct unbecoming

Not Guilty of Assault, only received a reprimand

The accused was an officer alleged to have assaulted a female shuttle driver after a night of drinking.  Attorney Barry effectively advocated to the General imposing the article 15, convincing him that the officer in question was not guilty of assault.  The accused only received a reprimand.

March 2019: The accused was given an Article 15 for allegedly possessing marijuana as he drove onto the installation.

Not Guilty, no punishment.

Attorney Barry advocated to his Battalion Commander and then prepared his subsequent appeal to the Brigade Commander, demonstrating that the accused had no knowledge of the marijuana in his car and therefore was not guilty.

November 2018: The accused was given an Article 15 for allegedly disobeying and threatening his NCOs.

Article 15 thrown out, the accused changed units and duty stations.

Attorney Barry successfully demonstrated that the accused was being bullied by his NCOs and was actually sexually assaulted by one of them. Attorney Barry made the chain of command aware of these facts and convinced them to discard the Article 15 out of fairness to the accused.

September 2018: The accused was given an Article 15 for allegedly possessing marijuana that was found in his car as he drove onto the installation.

Not Guilty, no punishment.

Attorney Barry advocated to the accused’s Brigade Commander by going to the police station and photographing the incredibly small amount of marijuana that was found. Attorney Barry pointed out that it would be impossible for anyone to know that small amount was in the vehicle the accused was driving. He also demonstrated that another individual had admitted to smoking marijuana in the vehicle that the accused was driving.

September 2018: The accused was given an Article 15 for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a fellow NCO.

No charges brought, no punishment, no discharge.

Attorney Barry examined all of the evidence against the accused and determined that she was being falsely accused and framed by a disgruntled Soldier. The accused turned down the Article 15 and demanded trial by Court Martial.

August 2018: The accused was given an Article 15 for two failures to report that happened 9 months earlier.

Article 15 thrown out, no punishment.

The accused was found guilty at the original Article 15 proceeding. Attorney Barry prepared an appeal for the Battalion Commander demonstrating that punishing the accused was unjust. The Battalion Commander agreed.

June 2018: The accused was given an Article 15 for allegedly committing a sexual assault.

Not Guilty, no punishment.

Attorney Barry gathered evidence and witnesses on the accused’s behalf and advocated to his Battalion Commander. He also gathered enough evidence to demonstrate that the complaining witness was lying and that the accused and his wife were the only reliable witnesses.

April 2018: The accused was given an Article 15 for alleged mistreatment of his subordinates.

Article 15 filed in the accused’s restricted file, accused allowed to continue to serve.

Attorney Barry advised the accused throughout the 15-6 investigation and subsequent Article 15. Attorney Barry gathered evidence and prepared a response for the accused. He also met with the accused’s Battalion Commander and advocated on his behalf prior to the Article 15.

Pre-Trial Confinement Hearing Results

May 2020: The Accused was ordered into Pre-Trial Confinement by his Commander

Pre-Trial Confinement Terminated

Attorney Barry effectively gathered evidence and argued to the Military Magistrate.  The Soldier was immediately released from Pre-Trial Confinement and did not return to prison.

January 2018: The Accused was ordered into Pre-Trial Confinement by his Commander

Pre-Trial Confinement Terminated

The Accused had been in Pre-Trial Confinement for months. The Command was neglecting him, and Attorney Barry effectively advocated to the prison and Command to release him from Pre-Trial Confinement. The Accused did not return to prison.

November 2017: The Accused was ordered into Pre-Trial Confinement by his Commander

Pre-Trial Confinement Terminated

Attorney Barry effectively advocated to the Military Magistrate that Pre-Trial Confinement was not necessary and that the Accused was willing to comply with all orders given by his chain of command.  As such, his Pre-Trial confinement was terminated.

July 2017: After his conviction was overturned, the Accused's Commander ordered him back into Pre-Trial Confinement

Pre-Trial Confinement Terminated

The Accused had been serving time at Fort Leavenworth after being convicted years earlier.  His conviction was overturned; however, instead of releasing him, the Command ordered him into Pre-Trial Confinement.  Attorney Barry effectively advocated for the Accused, resulting in the Pre-Trial Confinement being terminated.

Letter of Reprimand Results

August 2021: The accused was issued a general officer memorandum of reprimand for allegedly making racially disparaging remarks and violating the military whistleblower protection act

Reprimand locally filed and the accused continued to serve with nothing in his permanent file

The accused, a SFC Drill Sergeant, was accused of making racially disparaging remarks to trainees and violating the military whistleblower protection act.  Attorney Barry collected additional statements and effectively advocated to the Commanding General, who ultimately filed the GOMOR locally.  The accused continues to serve with no adverse information in his AMHRR.

July 2021: The accused was given a general officer memorandum of reprimand for driving while intoxicated

Reprimand locally filed and the accused continued to serve with nothing in his permanent file

The accused, a CPT, was reprimanded for driving while intoxicated.  Attorney Barry effectively advocated on his behalf, utilizing his chain of command's support to convince the Commanding General to locally file the GOMOR.  The accused was allowed to continue to serve without any adverse information in his OMPF.

May 2021: The accused was given a letter of reprimand for allegedly bullying his subordinates

Reprimand maintained locally and the accused returned to a 1SG Billet

The accused, a unit 1SG, was issued a letter of reprimand for allegedly bullying his subordinates.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused with his response and in gathering additional evidence that the investigator did not.  Ultimately, the accused's reprimand stayed locally filed and he was returned to a 1SG billet without receiving a referred NCOER.

May 2021: The accused was given a general officer memorandum of reprimand for allowing subordinates to drink alcohol in a training area

Reprimand locally filed

The accused, a Company Commander, was issued a GOMOR for allowing his subordinates to drink alcohol in a training area.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused in drafting his rebuttal and in collecting letters of support, ultimately resulting in a local filing.

March 2021: The accused was given a general officer memorandum of reprimand for a physical altercation that occurred with a subordinate

Reprimand locally filed and the accused continued to serve with nothing in his permanent file

The accused, a Lieutenant who was previously enlisted, was under investigation for a physical altercation that occurred with a subordinate.  Attorney Barry assisted the accused with answering the IO's questions and responding to the letter of reprimand that was ultimately issued.  The GOMOR was filed in the accused's local file, allowing him to continue to serve without negative paper in his OMPF.

December 2020: The accused was given a general officer memorandum of reprimand for violating COVID-19 restrictions

Reprimand locally filed and the accused continued to serve with nothing in her permanent file

The accused, a 2LT at BOLC, was reprimanded for violating General Order Number 1 regarding COVID-19 restrictions.  Attorney Barry assisted in her response, pointing out the gaps in General Order Number 1 that caused great confusion amongst the other LTs at BOLC. Ultimately, the accused's Command agreed, locally filing the GOMOR and allowing her to continue her career with nothing in her permanent file.

December 2020: The accused was given a general officer memorandum of reprimand for discussing having sex with another Soldier in front of others

Reprimand locally filed and the accused continued to serve with nothing in his permanent file

The Command originally tried to court-martial the accused for sexual assault.  After Attorney Barry successfully advocated for those charges to be dismissed, the Command reprimanded the accused with a GOMOR.  Attorney Barry assisted him with his rebuttal, ultimately convincing the Commanding General to locally file the GOMOR.

March 2016: The accused was given a general officer letter of reprimand for being a passenger in a car when the driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Reprimand locally filed and the accused continued to serve with nothing in his permanent file.

Attorney Barry advocated for the accused, demonstrating that he did exactly what he was supposed to do and had no idea that his designated driver was intoxicated.

March 2016: The accused was given a general officer letter of reprimand for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

Reprimand locally filed and the accused continued to serve with nothing in his permanent file.

Attorney Barry advocated for the accused, demonstrating that PVT was intoxicated; however, he actually slept in his car that night to avoid driving while intoxicated and that he never put his keys in the ignition.

Veterans Claims

February 2020: Veteran was denied benefits for over 10 years of service, including mulitple combat deployments

Department of Veterans Affairs Reversed their Decision

Attorney Barry conducted a detailed and thorough analysis of the Veteran's prior periods of service, wrote a memo to the VA, and spoke to them multiple times.  The VA admitted that they had made a mistake and reversed their decision.  The Veteran became immediately eligible for benefits for his periods of Honorable Service.

Administrative Reduction Board Results

July 2017: The accused was given an administrative reduction board in an attempt to reduce him from an E5 to an E4.

No reduction in rank.

The command unjustly blamed the accused, a supply sergeant, for some property that turned up missing. Attorney Barry represented the accused at the admin reduction board and used his superior knowledge of the command supply discipline program to demonstrate that the accused had done nothing wrong.

Security Clearance Revocations

October 2021: A Soldier had his security clearance revoked after an allegation of sexual assault was made against him

Security Clearance was reinstated

A Soldier's Clearance was revoked after the DoD Continuous Evaluation Program found information relating to his arrest for sexual assault.  Attorney Barry drafting a request for reinstatement, with supporting documentation, which ultimately led to the Soldier gaining his Security Clearance back.

December 2020: A Soldier was informed that a preliminary decision was made to revoke his security clearance

Security Clearance was not revoked

A Soldier, also pending Court-Martial charges, was informed that his security clearance was being revoked.  Attorney Barry crafted a lengthy response for the Soldier, ultimately convincing the DoD Consolidated Adjudications Facility not to revoke the Soldier's security clearance. The Soldier was allowed to continue his career uninhibited.