Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, who refused orders to deploy to Afghanistan because he believes President Obama may not have been born in the United States, was sentenced to six months in military prison today.
He will also be dismissed from the Army.The AP reports:
Before sentencing, Lakin had been found guilty of missing a flight that would have gotten him to his eventual deployment.
He also pleaded guilty to disobeying orders to meet with a superior and to report to Fort Campbell in Kentucky, the base from which he would have deployed to Afghanistan.
Full coverage of Lakin here.