Iraq Military Postpones Hearing for Accused Deserter Hassoun Military Postpones Hearing for Accused Deserter Hassoun Only Available in Archive Formats. Real Media Windows Facebook Twitter Google+ Email January 7, 200512:00 AM ET Howard Berkes Facebook Twitter The Marine Corps indefinitely postpones a desertion hearing for Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, who went missing from his post in Iraq in June and is again missing from his base in North Carolina. NPR's Howard Berkes reports. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.