Jennifer was once named Edward, a hard-boiled Army sergeant and career soldier in the infantry. But now that her service is done and she's transitioned to being a woman, DOD policies keep her from taking full advantage of veterans benefits unless she reveals that she has transitioned from the other gender.
U.S. soldier Bradley Manning was recently sentenced to 35 years in military prison for leaking state secrets, but one day later shocked many by coming out as transgendered. Manning, who asked to be referred to as Chelsea going forward, may find support for her new identity difficult to come by in Army prison.
Bradley Manning, 25, was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified documents to the website WikiLeaks. Depending on whom you ask, however, the contents of those documents could amount to remarkable disclosures or well-written gossip.
The Manning court-martial has particular resonance with those serving in the military, given his role in intelligence. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Andrew Borene, a former US Marine military intelligence officer about the court-martial and sentence.
Three years since the Wikileaks saga began, there will still be plenty to talk about beyond the fate of convicted U.S. soldier Bradley Manning. So, what exactly did Manning reveal? The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Bradley Manning told his court martial he was sorry for his actions Wednesday. He'll find out next week if that's enough to mitigate his sentence. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist, Alexa O'Brien, who's been chronicling the case.
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