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You have no idea what you are talking about

Pantano was never charged with murder, he was never found not guilty of murder. He never went to trial.

We was the subject of an Article 32 **INVESTIGATION**. That is similar in scope to a District Attorney's investigation and decision to present his case to a grand jury, to see if they will return a true bill of indictment.

The investigating officer presents his case to the conveneing authority, the flag officer who makes the same decision as a grand jury - indict or not, only the general decides court martial or not.

In Panatno's case the investigating officer presented his findings to the convening authority with a recommendation of OME MINOR CHARGE, "conduct unbecoming an officer."

However, the "grand jury" did not return a "true bill." The general agreed with the investigating officer regarding the lack of evidence to proceed with a murder charge, and decided to dismiss the one minor charge that was recommended.

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