Sergeant reduced to E-1, confined, gets BCD

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Staff Judge Advocate, 25th Infantry Division

A sergeant (E-5) from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, was found guilty of two specifications of willful disobedience of a superior commissioned officer, one specification of drunken operation of a vehicle, one specification of assault by means likely to produce death or grievous bodily harm, one specification of assault consummated by a battery, and one specification of communicating a threat.

Manual for Courts-Martial

Manual for Courts-Martial

He was sentenced to be reduced to private (E-1), to be confined for 25 months, and to be discharged from the service with a bad conduct discharge.

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

A federal conviction strips a Soldier of many rights, such as the right to purchase and maintain firearms and voting.

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