Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in San Diego.(AP Photo/Julie Watson)
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It was called the "The Sewing Circle," an unlikely name for a secret subsect of Navy SEALs.Gallagher, 40, has pleaded not guilty to the charges.In May, a U.S. Navy SEAL pleaded guilty to hazing and assault charges for his role in the 2017 strangulation of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa.Nearly a dozen SEALs have testified over the past two weeks.Seven SEALs said Gallagher unexpectedly stabbed the prisoner on May 3, 2017, moments after he and the other medics treated the 17-year-old boy.The Navy has said it's considering perjury charges against Scott.An Iraqi general who handed the wounded prisoner to the SEALs testified that Gallagher did not stab the boy. Weeks before the trial, Tolbert, who was accepted to the famed SEAL Team 6 that killed Osama bin Laden, sent a text urging his teammates to speak up no matter what was at stake.
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