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Air Force declines to charge colonel accused of sexually, physically abusing boys

Don Christensen, the former top prosecutor for the Air Force and president of the advocacy group Protect Our Defenders, said the photos and video of the boys should trigger charges and a hearing.

“The children are clearly being abused and the Air Force doesn’t seem to have an interest in finding out who is doing it,” Christensen said. “The clear indication that his his chain of command has made up their mind that they believe him and and that’s clouding their judgment. He’s a officer, injured in combat. Sometimes too much deference is given to those things.”

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