The Investigation Officer’s File
When Ricardo Jackson reported for duty with the Third Marine Division in Vietnam, his biggest fear was being shipped home in a coﬃn. It never occurred to him that he would be transferred, in handcuﬀ s and leg irons, from Vietnam to the federal prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas to serve 20 years for the convictions of charges relating to the murder of a Marine oﬃcer.
After Woody White earned his commission as a second lieutenant in the Marines, he completed his training and reported to the Third Marine Division in Vietnam, to serve as a legal defense attorney, even though he had never tried a case.
Woody White was the only thing standing between Ricardo Jackson and twenty years at the federal prison at Fort Leavenworth, and time was running out…