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On June 5, at a special court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a private (E-1) assigned to 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade was convicted by a military judge, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of larceny in violation of Article 121, UCMJ. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 30 days and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge.

At a general court-martial convened June 13 at Fort Hood, with a change of venue to the Presidio of Monterey, California, a private first class assigned to 1st Cavalry Division was convicted by a military judge, contrary to his plea, of one specification of sexual assault in violation of Article 120, UCMJ. The military judge sentenced the accused to be reduced to the grade of Private (E-1), confined for nine months, and to be discharged from the service with a dishonorable discharge.

On June 15, at a special court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a staff sergeant assigned to 1st Cav. Div. was acquitted by a military judge of one specification of wrongful use of a Schedule II controlled substance in violation of Article 112a, UCMJ.

At a general court-martial convened June 25 at Fort Hood, a sergeant first class assigned to 3rd Cavalry Regiment was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of two specifications of failure to obey an order in violation of Article 92, UCMJ. Contrary to his pleas, the accused was convicted by a military panel composed of enlisted members of one specification of cruelty and maltreatment in violation of Article 93, UCMJ. The accused was acquitted of two specifications of cruelty and maltreatment and one specification of assault consummated by a battery in violation of Articles 93 and 128, UCMJ. The military judge sentenced the accused to 30 days confinement for each specification in which he was found guilty, to run concurrently, and a written reprimand.

On June 25, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a chief warrant officer 2 assigned to 69th ADA Bde. was convicted, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of assault consummated by a battery upon a child under 16 years, a spouse, intimate partner, or immediate family member, in violation of Article 128, UCMJ. The accused was acquitted of two specifications of assault consummated by a battery in violation of Article 128, UCMJ. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for four months.

At a special court-martial convened June 26 at Fort Hood, a sergeant first class assigned to 1st Cav. Div. was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of three specifications of failure to obey a lawful general regulation and two specifications of willful dereliction of duty in violation of Article 92, UCMJ. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 100 days and to be reduced to the grade of E-6. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pretrial agreement limited confinement to a minimum of 90 days and a maximum of 150 days, no punitive discharge, and reduction to the grade no lower than E-4 and no higher than E-6.

On June 29, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a specialist assigned to 3rd Cav. Regt. was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of obstructing justice in violation of Article 131b, UCMJ. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 240 days, and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pretrial agreement limited confinement to a minimum of 240 days and a maximum of 300 days.

At a general court-martial convened July 9 at Fort Hood, a 1st lieutenant assigned to 1st Medical Bde. was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer members of one specification of wrongful use of a Schedule I controlled substance in violation of Article 112a, UCMJ.

On July 17, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a private (E-2) assigned to 1st Cav. Div. was acquitted by a military judge of five specifications of rape and two specifications of sexual assault in violation of Article 120, UCMJ.

At a general court-martial convened July 20 at Fort Hood, a specialist assigned to 1st Cav. Div. was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his plea, of one specification of attempted indecent recording of a fellow Soldier in violation of Article 80, UCMJ. The military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for 60 days.

On July 23, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a staff sergeant assigned to 3rd Security Forces Assistance Bde. was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of aggravated assault in violation of Article 128, UCMJ.

At a general court-martial convened July 29 at Fort Hood, a specialist assigned to 1st Cav. Div. was acquitted by a military judge of one specification of attempted premeditated murder, one specification of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, and one specification of wrongfully appropriating a government firearm in violation of Articles 80, 128, and 121, UCMJ.