First Judicial Circuit

  • _rdeditor_exists="1">On Jan. 7 at a general-court martial convened at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C., 2nd Lt. Eric J. Wilson was convicted by a military judge of one specification of absence without leave and one specification of disrespect toward a superior commissioned officer. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reprimanded and to forfeit $2,000 pay per month for two months.
  • On Jan. 14 at a special court-martial convened at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Spc. Anthony D. Vallone was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer members of one specification of the wrongful use of marijuana.
  • On Jan. 21 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Drum, New York, Spc. Gerald M. Kinloch was convicted by a military judge of three specifications of misappropriation of more than $500 and three specifications of impersonation with intent to defraud. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to E-1, to be confined for 18 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 22 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Campbell, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah D. Austin was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of sexual abuse of a child. Contrary to his pleas, the military judge convicted the accused of one specification of aggravated sexual contact with a child, four specifications of sexual abuse of a child, one specification of indecent acts with a child and one specification of an indecent act. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 10 years and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 29 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Drum, Sgt. James N. Costigan was convicted by a military judge of four specifications of aggravated sexual contact with a child under the age of 12. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 36 years and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 30 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Campbell, Spc. Maria L. Caay was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to her pleas, of one specification of drunken operation of a vehicle and one specification of child endangerment. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 12 months and to a bad conduct discharge.

Second Judicial Circuit

  • On Jan. 9 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Pvt. Herlinda Hubbard was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to her plea, of absence without leave. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for five months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 13 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Bragg, Chief Warrant Officer 2 James D. Bragg Jr. was convicted by a military judge of one specification of cruelty and maltreatment, one specification of sexual assault, one specification of assault, one specification of indecent language, one specification of fraternization and one specification of solicitation of sexual intercourse for money. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 20 months and to be dismissed from the service.
  • On Jan. 13 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Benning, Georgia, Sgt. Jason A. Brown was convicted by a military judge of one specification of sexual assault. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for four years and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On 15 January at a special court-martial convened at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Sgt. 1st Class Vic R. Panganiban was convicted by a military judge of two specifications of willfully disobeying a superior commissioned officer, one specification of false official statement, two specifications of assault, one specification of adultery and one specification of drunk and disorderly conduct. The military judge sentenced the accused to forfeit $1,000 pay per month for six months and to receive a reprimand.
  • On Jan. 22 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Maj. Jonathan T. Fredritz was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer members of one specification of sexual assault.
  • On Jan. 25 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Bragg, Maj. Erik J. Burris was convicted by a military panel composed of officer members, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of disobeying an order from a superior commissioned officer, two specifications of rape, one specification of forcible sodomy and four specifications of assault. The accused was acquitted of two specifications of sexual assault, two specifications of forcible sodomy, four specifications of assault and two specifications of communicating a threat. The members sentenced the accused to forfeit all pay and allowances, to be confined for 20 years, and to be dismissed from the service.
  • On Jan. 27 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Stewart, Georgia, 1st Lt. Derek T. Overmyer was convicted by a military judge of 21 specifications of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for two months and to be dismissed from the service.
  • On Jan. 29 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Benning, Pvt. Juan M. Peguerorodriguez was convicted by a military judge of four specifications of willfully disobeying a superior commissioned officer and six specifications of the wrongful use, possession, manufacturing, or introduction of controlled substances. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for nine months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 30 at a special court-martial convened at Fort Bragg, Pfc. Terrell L. Carey was convicted by a military judge of absence without leave terminated by apprehension. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for four months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 30 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Bragg, Spc. Antonio O. Cepeda was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of two specifications of sexual abuse of a child. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 15 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 31 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Bragg, Sgt. Lindsey A. Carr was convicted by a military judge, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of failure to obey an order or regulation. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to forfeit $2,000 pay per month for five months and to be confined for five months.

Third Judicial Circuit

  • On Jan. 6 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Texas, Spc. Tomas J. Gonzalez was convicted by a military judge of three specifications of assault. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 60 days and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 6 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Pvt. Vincent M. Sunseri was convicted by a military judge of attempted aggravated assault. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 17 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 8 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Warrant Officer 1 Benjamin C. Mason was convicted by a military judge of three specifications of aggravated sexual contact with a child, one specification of rape of a child, three specifications of sexual assault of a child, one specification of sexual abuse of a child, one specification of forcible sodomy with a child and one specification of indecent acts with a child. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 55 years and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 9 at general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Pfc. Ojay Woods was convicted in absentia by a military panel composed of officer members, contrary to his plea, of rape. The accused was acquitted of sodomy. The members sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to forfeit all pay and allowances, to be confined for 10 years, and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 12 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Staff Sgt. Thomas J. Brewster was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of two specifications of aggravated sexual contact, two specifications of aggravated assault, and one specification of burglary. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 14 years and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 13 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Pvt. Jessie G. Allen was convicted by a military judge of one specification of sexual assault. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 42 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 14 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Spc. Gino T. Tzortzis was convicted by military judge of absence without leave and failure to obey an order or regulation by wrongfully ingesting and possessing the synthetic cannabinoid K2. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 16 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 15 at a special court-martial convened at Fort Leonard Wood, Pfc. Mercedes S. Collins was convicted by military judge of five specifications of wire fraud. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 60 days and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 15 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Texas, Sgt. Hugh V. Whitaker was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer members of false official statement, burglary and assault with the intent to commit rape.
  • On Jan. 16 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Maj. William G. Inman was convicted by a military panel composed of officer members of two specifications of conspiracy, one specification of dereliction of duty, six specifications of false official statement, one specification of larceny, one specification of fraud, seven specifications of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman, one specification of communicating a threat and one specification of obtaining services under false pretenses. The accused was acquitted of two specifications sexual assault, one specification of assault eight specifications of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman, and four specifications of engaging in conduct that was to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces and of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces. The members sentenced the accused to be reprimanded, to pay the U.S. a fine of $50,000, and to be confined for 20 months.
  • On Jan. 21 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Spc. Jeffrey T. Murdorf was convicted by a military judge of two specifications of obtaining services under false pretenses. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for four months and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 23 at a special court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Pfc. Richard S. Carroll was convicted by a military judge of seven specifications of sexual abuse of a child and one specification of possessing, receiving, and viewing child pornography. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for six months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 23 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Polk, Sgt. 1st Class John F. Sellers Jr. was convicted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of willfully disobeying a superior commissioned officer, one specification of failure to obey an order or regulation, one specification of stalking, three specifications of assault consummated by a battery and one specification of engaging in an inappropriate relationship. The members sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 30 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 26 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Lt. Col. Anita C. Roberts was convicted by a military judge of absence without leave. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reprimanded and to forfeit $4,000 pay per month for six months.
  • On Jan. 29 at a special court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Spc. Guillermo Castro was convicted by a military judge of absence without leave. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 100 days and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 30 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Riley, Kansas, Pfc. River A. Wright was convicted by a military judge of two specifications of sexual assault. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for one year and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 31 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Staff Sgt. Perris L. Dumas was convicted by a military panel composed of officer members, contrary to his plea, of one specification of an indecent act. The members sentenced the accused to be reprimanded and to be reduced to the grade of E-4.

Fourth Judicial Circuit

  • On Jan. 5 at a general court-martial convened at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, Pvt. Antonio T. Moore was convicted by a military judge of one specification of false official statement and three specifications of incest as assimilated from Georgia state law. The military judge sentenced the accused to forfeit all pay and allowances, to be confined for two years and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 6 at a special court-martial convened at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Spc. Alvin N. Cinco was convicted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of sexual assault. The accused was acquitted of one specification of sexual assault and one specification of assault. The members sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be restricted for 30 days to the limits of Camp Carroll, and to perform hard labor without confinement for 30 days.
  • On Jan. 6 at a special court-martial convened at Fort Bliss, Texas, Spc. Randy A. Herbert was acquitted by a military judge of one specification of assault consummated by battery on a child under the age of 16.
  • On Jan. 8 at a special court-martial convened at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Staff Sgt. Kenneth E Phillips was convicted by a military judge of willfully disobeying a superior commissioned officer and assault consummated by a battery. The military judge sentenced the accused to forfeit $2,400 pay per month for five months and to be confined for five months.
  • On Jan. 9 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Bliss, Spc. Jacob D. Blakesley was convicted by a military judge of absence without leave, violation of a general order, and possession of child pornography. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 30 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 9 at a general court-martial convened at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Spc. Shawn C. Doan was convicted by a military judge of two specifications of desertion. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 10 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 9 at a general court-martial convened at Camp Henry, South Korea, Pvt. Joseph Kargbo was convicted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of violating a lawful order of a commissioned officer, one specification of failure to obey a general order, one specification of false official statement, one specification of sexual assault and two specifications of assault upon military or civilian law officers. The members sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to forfeit of all pay and allowances, to be confined for 180 days, and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 12 at a general court-martial convened at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Spc. Corey B. Teed was convicted by a military judge of one specification of failure to obey order or regulation, four specifications of wrongful use of controlled substances, two specifications of larceny and wrongful appropriation, two specifications of sexual assault of a child and two specifications of adultery. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for five years and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 13 at a general court-martial convened at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Staff Sgt. Melvin D. Hunter was acquitted by military judge of two specifications of sexual assault.
  • On Jan. 14 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, Pfc. Christopher A. Barnett was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer members of two specifications of sexual assault.
  • On Jan. 14 at a general court-martial convened at Wheeler Army Airfield, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Casey B. Roberts was convicted by a military panel composed of officer members of one specification of sexual assault and one specification of indecent visual recording. The members sentenced the accused to be reprimanded, to forfeit all pay and allowances, to be confined for three years and to be dismissed from service.
  • On Jan. 15 at a general court-martial convened at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Spc. Jason B. Hellman was convicted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of assault consummated by a battery. The members sentenced the accused to be reduced to grade of E-2; to forfeit $850 pay per month for two months; to be restricted for 45 days to the limits of company area, dining/medical facility, and place of worship; and to perform hard labor without confinement for 45 days.
  • On Jan. 15 at a special court-martial convened at Camp Humphreys, Pvt. Stefan D. Hughes was convicted by a military judge of one specification of insubordinate conduct toward a noncommissioned officer, one specification of destruction of nonmilitary property, two specifications of wrongful appropriation, one specification of assault consummated by battery, one specification of aggravated assault, and one specification of drunk and disorderly conduct. The military judge sentenced the accused to forfeit $600 pay per month for four months, to be confined for 140 days, and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 22 at a general court-martial convened at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Staff Sgt. Brandon L. Bons was convicted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of conspiracy; one specification of the sale, loss, damage, destruction, or wrongful disposition of military property of the United States; and two specifications of larceny and wrongful appropriation. The members sentenced the accused be reduced to the grade of E-4 and to forfeit $1,200 pay per month for two months.
  • On Jan. 22 at a general court-martial convened at Camp Henry, Pvt. Fernando P. Cabrera was convicted by the military judge of two specifications of abusive sexual contact and one specification of indecent visual recording. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for 20 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 22 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Shafter, Spc. Jesus M. Rodriguez was convicted by military judge of two specifications of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 16 by making lewd statements toward the child. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to forfeit all pay and allowances, to be confined for one year and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 26 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Bliss, Pvt. Donald L. Earls II was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of distribution of MDMA, use of cocaine, and introduction of MDMA and cocaine onto a military reservation. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 18 months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 27 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Carson, Colorado, Spc. Marcus T. Curry was convicted by a military judge of absence without leave, disrespect toward a superior commissioned officer, disrespect toward a noncommissioned officer, failure to obey a lawful general order, failure to obey a lawful general regulation, distribution of a controlled substance and wrongful use of a controlled substance. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to forfeit all pay and allowances, to be confined for 24 months and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 27 at a general court-martial convened at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Spc. Sean R. Erikson was convicted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of two specifications of sexual assault and of one specification of adultery. The members sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for three years and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 28 at a general court-martial convened at Wheeler Army Airfield, 1st Lt. Edgar Huertalopez was convicted by a military panel composed of officer members of one specification of a violation of a general order or regulation, one specification of false official statement and one specification of abusive sexual contact. The members sentenced the accused to be reprimanded and to be dismissed from service.
  • On Jan. 29 at a general court-martial convened at Camp Casey, South Korea, Pvt. Romel L. Jackson was convicted by a military judge of one specification of assault consummated by battery and one specification of aggravated assault. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 10 months and to a dishonorable discharge.
  • On Jan. 29 at a general court-martial convened at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Sgt. Blake A. Poulsen was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of seven specifications of a violation of a lawful general regulation and one specification of providing alcohol to a person under the age of 21 (assimilated Alaska Statute 04.16.051). Contrary to his pleas, the military judge convicted the accused of one specification of abusive sexual contact. The accused was acquitted of one specification of abusive sexual contact and one specification of indecent exposure. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1 and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 30 at a general court-martial convened at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Capt. David G. Gomez was convicted by a military judge, contrary to his pleas, of abusive sexual contact and conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 30 days.
  • On Jan. 30 at Camp Casey, Spc. Denzel C. James was convicted by a military judge of three specifications of assault consummated by battery. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to be confined for seven months and to a bad conduct discharge.
  • On Jan. 30 at a special court-martial convened at Wheeler Army Airfield, Sgt. Heriberto Rosa was convicted by a military judge of one specification of absence without leave, one specification of false official statement, three specifications of violation of a general order or regulation, and one specification of adultery. The Military Judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of E-3, to forfeit $1,300 pay per month for two months, to be confined for 150 days and to perform hard labor for 60 days without confinement.

Fifth Judicial Circuit

  • On Jan. 8 at a general court-martial convened at Kaiserslautern, Germany, Spc. Brighammoses M. Mabini was convicted by a military judge of false official statements and assault. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 10 months.