The Most Read Stories This Week on Military.com

Col. Daniel H. Wilson during an awards ceremony Oct. 31, 2014, on Camp Courtney in Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Matt Myers)
Col. Daniel H. Wilson during an awards ceremony Oct. 31, 2014, on Camp Courtney in Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Matt Myers)

Here's a look at the most popular stories this week on Military.com.

Convicting a Colonel: Even at Trial, Accommodations Made for Rank

Every time Marine Col. Daniel Wilson entered the small courthouse building aboard Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, this year for a trial date or motions hearing, he was accompanied by an escort team of "chasers" that included a full-bird colonel, specially trained and sidelined from ordinary duties for the express purpose of bringing Wilson into court.

By Hope Hodge Seck | Read more

Pilot Dies in 'Classified' Plane Crash at Nevada Training Range

A pilot was killed in another plane crash this week at the Nevada Test and Training Range, the Air Force said. The April hard landing of a Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter that caused severe damage to the aircraft was the result of a steep bank at low altitude, a command investigation shows.

By Oriana Pawlyk and Brendan McGarry | Read more

Retired But Still Flying, the F-117 Nighthawk May Soon Fade to Black

The F-117 Nighthawk has been spotted over the Nevada desert occasionally in recent years, raising questions why a "retired" plane has made its way onto a flightline.

By Oriana Pawlyk | Read more

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