Virginia Appeals Court Upholds Decision to Revoke Top Military Trauma Trainer’s Medical License

March 21, 2017

Animals and members of the military in Virginia are safer since John Hagmann—the sexual predator and twisted mind behind the military’s cruel trauma training program, in which thousands of live animals are shot, stabbed, dismembered, and killed each year—will not be allowed to reinstate his medical license. Two years ago, the Virginia Board of Medicine and the U.S. Department of Defense found that in addition to mutilating animals, he sexually abused troops and encouraged them to use alcohol and dangerous drugs.

Hagmann fought back and appealed the Virginia medical board’s decision, but a judge has rejected the appeal and once again upheld the decision to revoke his license.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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