Navy SEAL Demoted For Taking Photo With Corpse Of ISIS Fighter

Earlier Wednesday, President Trump congratulated Edward Gallagher and his family on the end of his legal ordeal. In response, they said, "Thank you Mr. President ... for all you have done."
A jury sentenced Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher on Wednesday, one day after he was acquitted on the most serious charges he faced in connection with the death of a 17-year-old ISIS fighter in U.S. custody. Source: John Gastaldo

Updated at 4:13 p.m. ET

A military jury has sentenced Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher to a demotion and reduction in pay for posing with a dead prisoner's body on the battlefield. A jury convicted Gallagher of that crime on Tuesday but acquitted him of charges that he murdered the captive ISIS fighter.

The jury also sentenced Gallagher to four months' confinement — the maximum allowed — but he won't serve any additional time because

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