Free Leo Church

Unjustly imprisoned by Fort Hood because he put his family first

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Public Campaign Launched to Free Leo Church

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Leo Church on the eve of his trial

Leo Church on the eve of his trial

This website was launched on behalf of Leo Church, an imprisoned soldier from Fort Hood, who was convicted of going AWOL and related offenses. Leo went AWOL because of his serious family hardship, yet instead of helping him, Fort Hood threw Leo in prison for 8 months, took away his rank, and took away 2/3 of the pay his family so desperately needs.

Leo Church and his family have asked me to take on his post-trial case, to seek to gain some degree of clemency for his actions (either a reduction in his sentence and/or restoration of his pa). They also want to speak about what has happend to their family and to warn others about how Fort Hood and the U.S. Army treats families in crisis.

You can read more about Leo’s case (including how to write him) at the links on the right-hand side of this page.

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Written by James M. Branum

August 27, 2009 at 11:19 pm

Posted in Case News

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