Bradley Manning has been transferred from Fort Leaveworth for the purposes of his arraignment at Fort Meade, Virginia. It is not known whether he will remain in Virginia while awaiting his court-martial, which is expected to get underway in August.
David Coombs has posted Bradley’s new contact details over at his blog:
The new mailing address for PFC Manning is the following:Commander, HHC USAGAttn: PFC Manning239 Sheridan Ave, Bldg 417JBM-HH, VA 22211As previously noted, PFC Manning is eligible to receive mail from anyone who wishes to write to him. However, the confinement facility does place certain restrictions on what can be sent to PFC Manning. The facility will reject any mail that violates postal regulations or contains obscenity, blackmail, contraband or threats. In addition, the facility has the following restrictions:a) PFC Bradley Manning cannot receive any cash, checks, or money orders. Due to this additional restriction, our office will ensure that PFC Manning has sufficient funds in his detainee account to purchase items.b) Photographs are only accepted if printed on copy paper. A maximum of six (6) pages are allowed. Pictures on photograph weight paper are not allowed.c) Incoming mail will be returned to the sender if, in the opinion of the facility, such mail falls into any of the following categories: 1) Contains inflammatory material or advocates escape, violence, disorder or assault; 2) Directly or indirectly threatens the security, safety or order of the facility; 3) Contains coded or otherwise undecipherable language that prevents adequate review of the material; 4) Is received with “Postage Due”; or 5) Contains items of contraband.