SJA posts courts- martial results

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
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The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate releases the results of recent courts-martial for publication to inform the community of military justice trends and to deter future misconduct by Soldiers.

The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate publishes the results of the following recent courts-martial:

25th Infantry Division

•A specialist from Company A, 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, was found guilty of one specification of Article 107, false official statement, and one specification of Article 120, sexual assault. The specialist was sentenced to reduction to private (E-1), confinement for 16 months and a bad conduct discharge.

•A specialist from Headquarters and Headquarters Co., 1st Bn., 27th Inf. Regiment, 2nd SBCT, was found guilty of two specifications of Article 90, disobeying a commissioned officer, and two specifications of Article 128, assault of a child under 16 years. The specialist was sentenced to reduction to private (E-1), confinement for two years and a bad conduct discharge.

•A private (E-2) from HHC, 1st Bn., 27th Inf. Regt., 2nd SBCT, was found guilty of one specification of Article 119, involuntary manslaughter; two specifications of Article 134, conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline; four specifications of Article 92, failure to obey regulation; and three specifications of Article 112a, wrongful use, possession and manufacture of marijuana.

8th Theater Sustainment Command

•A sergeant first class from HHC, 322nd Civil Affairs Bde., Fort Shafter, was found guilty of two specifications of Article 107, false official statement, for submitting a false NCOER and body fat content worksheet. She was sentenced to reduction to the grade of sergeant 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 private (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 sergeant from 540th Quartermaster Co., 524th Combat Sust. Support Bn., 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 private (E-1), confinement for seven years, forfeiture of all pay and allowances and a dishonorable 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., 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 private (E-1), confinement 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., (CE), 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 be reduced to private (E-1) and to confinement for 15 months.

•A private (E-2) 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 to a bad conduct discharge.

Federal Convictions

In addition to forfeiture of pay (either adjudged or by operation of law), confinement and/or 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 them of many rights, like voting.

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