Sexual Misconduct Disciplinary Actions

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December 2023 – January 2024

Administrative Discharge

Under Honorable Conditions (General) Discharge, Misconduct – An Airman First Class touched the buttocks and breasts of another Airman without their consent. The Airman First Class accepted an Article 15 and received punishment consisting of a reduction to the grade of Airman and a reprimand. The member subsequently received an under honorable conditions (General) discharge.

Under Honorable Conditions (General) Discharge, Misconduct – A Second Lieutenant committed conduct unbecoming an officer and indecent conduct by sending unsolicited images of genitalia to other individuals. The Second Lieutenant accepted an Article 15 and received punishment of forfeitures of $1,893 per month for two months and a reprimand. The member subsequently received an under honorable conditions (General) discharge.

Administrative Action 

Sexual Harassment, 10 U.S.C. § 1561(e)(3) – An Airman First Class sexually harassed a fellow Airman by making repeated comments of a sexual nature verbally and via text message. The Airman First Class received a reprimand.

October - November 2023

Results of Courts-Martial

Sexual Assault, Article 120, UCMJ – A First Lieutenant was acquitted at a General Court-Martial of committing sexual assault against a military member and a civilian without their consent.

Sexual Assault, Article 120, UCMJ; Domestic Violence, Article 128b, UCMJ – A Staff Sergeant was found not guilty at a General Court-Martial of committing a sexual assault upon his spouse without her consent.  The Staff Sergeant was convicted of multiple acts of domestic violence against his spouse. The Staff Sergeant was sentenced to four (4) months of confinement, reduction to the grade of E-2, forfeiture of $500.00 pay per month for four months, and a reprimand.  

Dereliction of Duty, Article 92, UCMJ – A Captain at a General Court-Martial pled guilty at a General Court-Martial to dereliction of duty for engaging in inappropriate and unprofessional conduct with an enlisted member that detracted from the superior-to-subordinate authority.  The Military Judge sentenced the Captain to seven (7) days of confinement, forfeiture of $3,945.00 pay, and a reprimand. 

Dereliction of Duty, Article 92, UCMJ – A Master Sergeant pled guilty at a General Court-Martial to dereliction of duty for making sexual comments about a junior enlisted airman.  The Military Judge sentenced the Master Sergeant to four (4) days of confinement, reduction to the grade of E-6, and a reprimand. 

Administrative Discharge

Under Other Than Honorable Conditions (UOTHC) Discharge, Misconduct – An Airman Basic sexually assaulted his spouse by committing a sexual assault without her consent.  The Airman Basic received a Letter of Reprimand and a UOTHC discharge.     

Administrative Action 

Counseling, Sexual Harassment, 10 U.S.C. § 1561(e)(3) – A Commander Directed Investigation (CDI) found that a male Airman sexually harassed a female Airman by making repeated verbal comments of a sexual nature.  The Airman received a Counseling.