Assault, battery among top offenses

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate for the 25th Infantry Division and 8th Theater Sustainment Command publishes the results of the following recent courts-martial.

 

25th ID

•A sergeant from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, was found guilty of one specification of Article 92, violating a general order; one specification of Article 95, resisting apprehension; three specifications of Article 108, damaging government property; three specifications of Article 109, damaging personal property; three specifications of Article 111, drunken operation of a vehicle causing injury; five specifications of Article 128, aggravated assault; and five specifications of Article 134, disorderly conduct.
The sergeant was sentenced to 42 months confinement and reduced to the grade of E-1.

 

•A staff sergeant from Headquarters and Headquarters Co., 1st Bn., 14th Inf. Regt., 2nd Stryker BCT, was found guilty of two specifications of Article 128, assault with a deadly weapon.
The staff sergeant was sentenced to two years confinement and reduced to the grade of private, with a forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and a bad conduct discharge.

 

•A sergeant from Troop A, 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regt., 2nd SBCT, was found guilty of one specification of Article 91, disrespect to a superior noncommissioned officer through language and deportment, and one specification of Article 134, drunk and disorderly conduct.
The sergeant was sentenced to confinement for 14 days, reduction to the grade of private first class and a bad conduct discharge.

 

•A private first class from HHC, 1st Bn., 14th Inf. Regt., 2nd SBCT, was found guilty of four specifications of Article 120, aggravated sexual assault of a child between 12 and 16 years old, aggravated sexual contact with a child between 12 and 16 years old, indecent liberties with a child and indecent exposure.
The private first class was sentenced to reduction to private, forfeiture of $1,010 pay and confinement for 30 days.

 

8th TSC

•A sergeant first class from HHC, 322nd Civil Affairs Bde., was found guilty of two specifications of Article 107, false official statement.
The sergeant first class was sentenced to reduction to the grade of sergeant and hard labor for 45 days.

 

•A staff sergeant from HHC, 8th Special Troops Bn., pled guilty to two specifications of Article 120, aggravated sexual assault of a child under 16 years of age and abusive sexual contact of a child under 16 years of age.
The staff sergeant was sentenced to reduction to the grade of private, confinement for five years and a bad conduct discharge.

 

•A specialist from 82nd Engineer Co., 65th Eng. Bn., 130th Eng. Bde., was found guilty of one specification of Article 134, communicating a threat; one specification of Article 92, failure to obey an order or regulation; one specification of Article 120b, lewd act; and one specification of Article 128, assault consummated by a battery upon a child under 16 years of age.
The specialist was sentenced to reduction to private, confinement for six months and a bad conduct discharge.

 

•A specialist from 643rd Eng. Co., 84th Eng. Bn., 130th Eng. Bde., was found guilty of two specifications of Article 128, assault consummated by a battery and assault consummated by a battery upon a child under 16 years of age.
The specialist was sentenced to reduction to private and confinement for 15 months.

 

•A private from HHB, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, was found guilty of one specification of Article 128, assault consummated by a battery; and one specification of Article 134, child endangerment.
The private was sentenced to confinement for 12 months and a bad conduct discharge.

 

In addition to forfeiture of pay (either adjudged or by operation of law), confinement and a punitive discharge, these Soldiers will also have a federal conviction that the Soldiers must report when filling out a job application.

A federal conviction strips these Soldiers of many rights, such as the right to purchase and maintain firearms and the right to vote.

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