Misconduct and Disciplinary Actions

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The following data includes brief descriptions of sexual misconduct followed by disciplinary action issued to the guilty party. Outcomes are grouped by year and sorted by month.

Disciplinary Action Issued

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Administrative Action

- Dereliction of Duty, Article 92, UCMJ – An Airman failed to progress in required training.  The Airman received a reprimand.

- Dereliction of Duty, Article 92, UCMJ – An Airman failed to maintain minimum physical fitness standards.  The Airman received a counseling.

- Drunken Operation of a Vehicle, Article 113, UCMJ – A Lieutenant Colonel was stopped by local law enforcement officers while operating a vehicle after he hit a curb.  Local police administered a breathalyzer and the officer’s blood alcohol content was greater than 0.08.  The Officer received a reprimand.

- Assault Consummated by a Battery, Article 128, UCMJ – A Staff Sergeant became intoxicated and touched a female’s buttocks over the clothes, at a party.  The Staff Sergeant received a reprimand.

Results of Court-Martial

- Indecent Recording, Article 120c, UCMJ – A Staff Sergeant without legal justification or lawful authorization knowingly made recordings of the private area of their civilian spouse and 12-year-old stepchild, without their consent.  The Staff Sergeant was found guilty by a General Court-Martial and sentenced to 10-months confinement, a bad conduct discharge, reduction to the grade of E-1, total forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and a reprimand. 

Nonjudicial Punishment

- Abusive Sexual Contact, Article 120, UCMJ – A Senior Airman touched the buttocks of another member through their clothing without their consent. The Senior Airman accepted an Article 15 and received punishment of reduction to the grade of E-1 and a reprimand.

- Failure to Obey a Lawful Order, Article 92, UCMJ – An Airman First Class failed to pay off his overdue Government Travel Card (GTC) balance after being ordered to do so by a certain date.  The Airman First Class accepted an Article 15 and received punishment of reduction to Airman Basic, suspended upon the condition the GTC balance is paid by the agreed upon date, and a reprimand.

Administrative Action

-  Dereliction of Duty, Article 92, UCMJ – An Airman First Class failed to maintain minimum physical fitness standards.  The Airman First Class received a counseling.

- False Official Statement, Article 107, UCMJ – An Airman First Class made a false official statement to their supervisor.  The Airman First Class received a counseling.

- Wrongful Use of a Controlled Substance, Article 112a, UCMJ, and Failure to Obey Lawful Orders, Article 92, UCMJ – An Airman previously received nonjudicial punishment for wrongful use of a controlled substance and failure to obey lawful orders.  The Airman was processed for administrative separation.

- Abusive Sexual Contact, Article 120, UCMJ – A Senior Airman pulled down another member’s pants and thrusted his body against the victim, without the victim’s consent. The Senior Airman received a reprimand and was processed for administrative separation.

- Dereliction of Duty, Article 92, UCMJ – A Staff Sergeant was derelict in the performance of their duty for failing a duty position evaluation.  The Staff Sergeant received a counseling.

- Dereliction of Duty, Article 92, UCMJ – An Airman First Class failed to maintain minimum physical fitness standards.  The Airman First Class received a counseling.

- Failure to Obey a Lawful Order, Article 92, UCMJ – An Airman First Class failed to pay off his overdue Government Travel Card (GTC) balance.  The Airman First Class received a reprimand.

- Failure to Obey a Lawful Order, Article 92, UCMJ – A Staff Sergeant failed to refrain from improperly using a government system for an unauthorized purpose.  The Staff Sergeant received a reprimand.

AF JAG Corps Court-Martial Docket: https://legalassistance.law.af.mil/AMJAMS/PublicDocket/docket.html