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"An Outstanding Military Officer"

Gabe Rottman,
Legislative Counsel,
ACLU Washington Legislative Office
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May 17, 2007

Defense begins in Diaz court martial. Former Navy commander and supervisor testifies on Diaz’s behalf. Notably, defense showed that the list was mailed on the same day as the official response letter from DOJ. Closing arguments are expected to begin today.

Peter Straub, a retired Navy commander, was Diaz’s boss in Great Lakes, Ill., for two years before Diaz volunteered to serve in Cuba.”My opinion is that he was an outstanding military officer,” Straub said.