Maj. Mathew Golsteyn motions hearing

By USASOC Public Affairs OfficeOctober 2, 2019

Media Advisory # 19-10-001

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- On Mon., Oct. 7, a motions hearing is scheduled for U.S. v. Golsteyn regarding evidentiary matters.

During the motions hearing, the defense and the prosecution are provided the opportunity to present factual evidence and legal arguments.

As in the civilian legal system, Maj. Mathew Golsteyn is presumed innocent pending the outcome of a trial. The U.S. Army Special Operations Command will continue to adhere to U.S. Army rules and regulations, and all applicable law.

Maj. Golsteyn's trial by General Court-Martial is currently scheduled to begin Mon., Dec. 2.

Members of the media wanting to make arrangements to attend the motions hearing or trial, or to ask additional questions, please email the USASOC Public Affairs Office:, or call 910.432.6005.


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