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Reuters* Estimated number of sexual crimes jumped 38 percent to 26,000 * Defense chief expresses outrage over weekend groping incident * Obama urges military to 'step up our game' over the issue (Adds Pentagon release of sexual assault report, Hagel and Obama...
The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)The first female soldier to flee to Canada to avoid the Iraq War was sentenced by a military judge Monday to 10 months confinement and a bad conduct discharge. Pfc. Kimberly Rivera, with the Fort Carson's 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division,...
The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)An Air Force Academy cadet has been convicted by a court martial panel on a sexual assault charge and kicked out of the military. Air Force Academy cadet Jamil Cooks, who pleaded guilty last week to unlawfully entering women's dorm rooms at the academy,...
Tags: Trials, Sexual Assault, Assault, Sex Crimes
The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)When a female classmate of Air Force Academy cadet Jamil Cooks learned that he didn't want to be her boyfriend, she sought revenge by accusing him of sexual assault, Cooks' defense attorney told a military jury Friday during closing statements. Cooks, a...
Tags: Trials, Lawyers, Justice System, Prosecution, Assault
SAN DIEGO — A military judge Thursday sentenced a female Marine convicted of attempted adultery and lying to investigators to a letter of reprimand and the loss of $3,000 in pay. Lt. Col. Leon Francis could have sentenced her to a year in the brig...
Tags: Adultery, Military Justice, Punishment
CAMP PENDLETON — A female Marine was convicted Wednesday of "attempted adultery" and lying to investigators in a case involving allegations of sexual misconduct and alcohol abuse in the enlisted ranks. The Marine, a staff sergeant with 17 years'...
Tags: Adultery, Substance Abuse, Lawyers, Sexual Assault, Punishment
ReutersBy Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, April 24 (Reuters) - A former U.S. Air Force training instructor was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in prison for his role in a military sex scandal that has led to changes in training practices. Tech Sergeant Bobby...
The News TribuneAttorneys for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier accused of murdering 16 Afghan civilians last spring are five weeks from a deadline for declaring whether they intend to use a mental health defense at his court-martial. Staff Sgt. Robert Bales faces...
The Sun HeraldThe prosecution and defense rested their cases Friday morning in the court-martial of a former Air Force basic training instructor. Tech. Sgt. Bobby D. Bass accused of abusing his authority over young recruits while at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in...
Tags: Trials, Military Justice, Justice System, Witnesses, Prosecution
The night began like many at Boorda Hall, a five-story barracks at Naval Station Great Lakes, the Navy's premier training base on the shore of Lake Michigan in Illinois. Somebody announced a party, and the hard drinking and beer pong began. A 21-year-...
Tags: Long Island, Criminals, Sexual Assault, Prisons, Suicide
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 villagers and wounding six more in Afghanistan, will undergo a government sanity review this weekend to determine his mental state, his attorneys said. Bales...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Bradley Manning, the Army private arrested in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that could send him to prison for 20 years, saying he was trying to expose the...
Tags: The Washington Post, Afghanistan, Arab Spring, WikiLeaks, Iraq
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