Army officer convicted in first known COVID court-martial The military judge opted not to punish him, though. By Davis Winkie May 3, 07:46 PM 1st Lt. Mark Bashaw at his command relinquishment ceremony on July 9, 2021, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Bashaw commanded the headquarters company for the Army Public Health Center. (Graham Snodgrass/Army)
An officer who formerly served as the Army Public Health Center’s headquarters company commander was convicted by a special court-martial Friday of two specifications of violating lawful orders to comply with COVID-19 mitigation measures at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.