Incarcerated Edmond soldier’s brother appeals for clemency

At a hearing before the U.S. Army Clemency and Parole Board in Arlington, Va., Brett Behenna says no purpose will be served by keeping his brother in jail. Behenna’s brother, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna, was convicted of killing a suspected terrorist in 2008 in Iraq.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: February 8, 2013
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ARLINGTON, Va. — U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna has been punished enough for killing a suspected terrorist in Iraq and should be released from prison, Behenna’s brother argued Thursday before the Army Clemency and Parole Board.

Brett Behenna, in an...

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