Death sentences [sole method now is by lethal injection] are rare in the military, which has just five other prisoners on death row. The cases trigger a long appeals process. And the president must give final authorization before any service member is executed. No American soldier has been executed since 1961. — Michael Graczyk & Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press

 

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http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+brains+are+not+everything&qpvt=images+brains+are+not+everything&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=685B8079DFD6A997027F33C3256525D4D818127C&selectedIndex=31

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http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/221525641.html?id=221525641

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment_by_the_United_States_military#Sentencing_and_execution

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Until 1961, the last military execution to date, hanging was the sole and official method. Later, the military introduced the electric chair, which was never used.  

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Currently, lethal injection is the sole method.

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http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/us-military-death-penalty

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