8th TSC Staff Judge Advocate posts courts-martial results

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, publishes the results of the following recent courts-martial.

•A sergeant from 540th Quartermaster Company, 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 45th Sust. Brigade, was found guilty of one specification of Article 120, aggravated sexual assault; three specifications of Article 90, willfully disobeying a superior commissioned officer for violations of a no contact order with the victim; and one specification of Article 134, adultery.

The sergeant was sentenced to be reduced to E-1, confined for seven years, to forfeit all pay and allowances and to a dishonorable discharge.

If the commanding general approves the findings, the Soldier will be required to register as a sex offender.

•A sergeant first class from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 322nd Civil Affairs Bde., Fort Shafter, was found guilty of two specifications of Article 107, false official statement, for submitting a false noncommissioned officer evaluation report and body fat content worksheet.

She was sentenced to reduction to the grade of E-5 and hard labor for 45 days.

•A staff sergeant from U.S. Pacific Command 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 E-1, confinement for five years and a bad conduct discharge.

If the commanding general approves the findings, the Soldier will be required to register as a sex offender.

•A specialist from 82nd Engineer Co., 65th Eng. Bn. (Combat Effects), 130th Eng. Bde., Schofield Barracks, 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 with a child; and one specification of Article 128, assault consummated by a battery upon a child under 16 years of age.

The specialist was sentenced to be reduced to E-1, confined for six months and a bad conduct discharge.

If the commanding general approves the findings, the Soldier will be required to register as a sex offender.

•A specialist from 643rd Eng. Co., 84th Eng. Bn. (Construction Effects), 130th Eng. Bde., Schofield Barracks, 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 be reduced to E-1 and to confinement for 15 months.

•A private (E-2) from HH Battery, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Shafter, was found guilty of one specification of Article 128, assault consummated by a battery, and one specification of Article 134, child endangerment.

The specialist 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 they must report when filling out a job application.

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

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