Good shoot. If the article is accurate. 23 year old man, not a kid. Is it a shame? Sure it is. But actions have re- actions. That 23 year old must have missed that day in school.
Civilian Date: 14 Century
1 : a specialist in Roman or modern civil law.
If you are not subject to the UCMJ, you are a Civilian. I don't care one bit what updated dictionaries say.