Soldier Found Guilty of Desertion in Iraq
He faces up to a year in jail and a bad conduct discharge and was to be sentenced Friday afternoon.
Compare that to...
Sivits Sentenced for Role in Iraq Abuse
Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits wept and apologized after receiving the maximum penalty of a year in prison and a bad conduct discharge Wednesday in the first court-martial stemming from abuse of Iraqis at the Abu Ghraib prison.
Apparently deserting on moral grounds is the equivalent of torture.