First Judicial Circuit (Northeast and mid-Atlantic states)
Fort Drum, New York, December 3:
Name:
Not provided (rank of private)
Acquittal: By a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of sexual assault, two specifications of aggravated sexual contact, one specification of abusive sexual contact, one specification of assault consummated by battery and one specification of wrongfully communicating a threat.

Fort Drum, Dec. 16:
Name:
Spc. Richard G. Rummings
Conviction: By a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of conspiracy to commit larceny of U.S. property, three specifications of selling military property and three specifications of larceny of military property.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, forfeit all pay and allowances, confined for three years, bad-conduct discharge.

Fort Lee, Virginia, Dec. 22:
Name:
Staff Sgt. Robert S. Inabinett
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of absence without leave and one specification of wrongful use of marijuana.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for four months, bad-conduct discharge.

Second Judicial Circuit (Southeast)
Fort Benning, Georgia, Dec. 2:
Name:
Not provided (sergeant first class)
Acquittal: By a military judge of one specification of failure to obey a lawful general regulation, one specification of maltreatment and one specification of abusive sexual contact.

Fort Stewart, Georgia, Dec. 3:
Name:
Sgt. Danny R. Griffin
Conviction: By a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members, contrary to his pleas, of five specifications of indecent liberty with a child, two specifications of rape of a child, four specifications of sexual assault of a child, four specifications of sexual abuse of a child and one specification of sodomy. Acquittal: One specification of rape of a child and one specification of communicating a threat.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, forfeit all pay and allowances, confined for 20 years, dishonorable discharge.

Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Dec. 9:
Name:
Spc. Cory R. Hickerson
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of wrongful distribution of cocaine and one specification of wrongful introduction of cocaine.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for three months, bad-conduct discharge. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pre-trial agreement limited confinement to 45 days.

Fort Bragg, Dec. 10:
Name:
Staff Sgt. Anthony C. Henderson
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of reckless operation of a motor vehicle, one specification of sexual abuse of a child, one specification of assault consummated by battery and one specification of fleeing from apprehension.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for 36 months, bad-conduct discharge. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pre-trial agreement limited the confinement to 24 months.

Fort Bragg, Dec. 11:
Name:
Sgt. 1st Class Errol A. Spence
Conviction: By a military judge, contrary to his plea, of one specification of false official statement.
Acquittal: One specification of maltreatment, two specifications of sexual assault, one specification of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon and two specifications of assault consummated by battery.
Sentence: Reprimanded.

Fort Bragg, Dec. 16:
Name:
Sgt. 1st Class James C. Sullivan
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of aggravated assault, one specification of assault consummated by battery and one specification of communicating a threat.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-4, confined for five months.

Third Judicial Circuit (Southwest and Midwest)
Fort Hood, Texas, Dec. 2:
Name:
Not provided (staff sergeant)
Acquittal: By a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of four specifications of sexual assault, four specifications of sexual assault of a child, one specification of sexual abuse of a child, two specifications of assault consummated by a battery and one specification of obstruction of justice.

Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Dec. 3:
Name:
Pfc. Jacob A. Harrell
Conviction: By a military panel composed of officer members, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of failure to obey a lawful general order.
Acquittal: Five specifications of sexual assault, one specification of abusive sexual contact and two specifications of forcible sodomy.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, forfeit $500 pay per month for three months.

Fort Polk, Louisiana, Dec. 3:
Name:
Staff Sgt. Jason Romero
Conviction: By a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of false official statement, one specification of abusive sexual contact, one specification of communicating indecent language and one specification of a making lewd and offensive gestures that were prejudicial to good order and discipline or service discrediting.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-3; forfeit $911 pay per month for two months; restricted for two months to the limits of place of duty, worship, dining facility, and residence; hard labor without confinement for two months; reprimanded.

Fort Riley, Kansas, Dec. 9:
Name:
Not provided (staff sergeant)
Acquittal: By a military judge of one specification of rape of a child and four specifications of sexual abuse.

Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Dec. 9:
Name:
Pvt. Eddie D. St. Bernard
Conviction: By a military judge, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of abusive sexual contact.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, forfeit $200 pay per month for four months, restricted for 45 days to the limits of Fort Sill, hard labor without confinement for 45 days.

Fort Riley, Dec. 11:
Name:
Pfc. Shaykhiem A. Griffin
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of two specifications of false official statement and two specifications of sexual assault of a child.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for 18 months, dishonorable discharge.

Fort Hood, Dec. 11:
Name:
Pfc. Bret M. Moran
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of five specifications of committing a lewd act upon a child and one specification of possession of child pornography.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, forfeit all pay and allowances, confined for 19 years, dishonorable discharge. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pre-trial agreement limited confinement to 36 months.

Fort Polk, Dec. 11:
Name:
Capt. Robert T. Palms
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of false official statement, three specifications of larceny of military property and one specification of fraud against the U.S.
Sentence: Reprimanded, $35,000 fine (confined for one year if the fine is not paid), dismissed from service.

Fort Riley, Dec. 17:
Name:
Spc. Dylan C. Ingle
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of desertion, one specification of failure to obey a lawful general regulation, one specification of resisting apprehension, one specification of false official statement, one specification of drunken operation of a motor vehicle and one specification of assault consummated by battery.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for 10 months, bad-conduct discharge.

Fort Hood, Dec. 17:
Name:
Spc. Curtis D. Johnson
Conviction: By a military panel composed of officer members, contrary to his plea, of one specification of conspiracy to commit assault consummated by battery.
Acquittal: One specification of maiming, two specifications of aggravated assault and one specification of obstruction of justice.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, forfeit $800 pay per month for four months, hard labor without confinement for 90 days.

Fort Polk, Dec. 17:
Name:
Sgt. Timothy J. Smell II
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his plea, of one specification of assault consummated by battery on a child.
Acquittal: Six specifications of assault consummated by battery on a child, one specification of assault with a dangerous weapon, two specifications of assault consummated by battery, one specification of simple assault, one specification of child endangerment and one specification of communicating a threat.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-4, confined for two months, hard labor without confinement for two months.

Fort Hood, Texas, Dec. 18: 
Name:
Pvt. Dante J. Ellis
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of three specifications of absence without leave.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for six months, bad-conduct discharge. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pre-trial agreement limited confinement to 60 days.

Fort Riley, Dec. 21:
Name:
Pvt. Kenderrick D. Pearson
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his plea, of one specification of absence without leave.
Sentence: Forfeit $1,031 pay per month for three months, hard labor without confinement for 60 days, confined for 30 days.

Fort Hood, Dec. 21:
Name:
Pfc. Kyle T. Buss
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, three specifications of wrongful distribution of a controlled substance and three specifications of wrongful use of a controlled substance.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, forfeit all pay and allowances for 36 months, confined for 36 months, bad-conduct discharge. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pre-trial agreement limited the confinement to 15 months.

Fort Hood, Dec. 28:
Name:
Spc. Brian C. Alston
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his plea, of one specification of desertion.
Sentence: Confined for 60 days, bad-conduct discharge.

Fourth Judicial Circuit (Far East and Far West)
Fort Bliss, Texas, Dec. 1:
Name:
Pvt. Kristopher E. Williams
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of two specifications of absence without leave and one specification of possession of marijuana.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for nine months, bad-conduct discharge. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pre-trial agreement limited confinement to five months.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Dec. 2:
Name:
Pfc. Deandre J. George
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of false official statement, one specification of abusive sexual contact and one specification of indecent exposure.
Acquittal: Two specifications of sexual assault.
Sentence: Confined for 42 months, forfeit all pay and allowances, dishonorable discharge.

Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, Dec. 2:
Name:
Staff Sgt. Emanuel Marrero
Conviction: By a military panel composed of officer members, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of willfully disobeying the lawful order of a superior commissioned officer and one specification of adultery.
Acquittal: One specification of failure to obey a lawful general order.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-4, reprimanded. 

Camp Casey, South Korea, Dec. 2:
Name:
Staff Sgt. Hector Nicola
Conviction: By a military panel composed of officer members, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of failure to obey a lawful general regulation, two specifications of abusive sexual contact and one specification of indecent viewing.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, bad-conduct discharge.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Dec. 7:
Name:
Sgt. Nicole L. Askew
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to her pleas, of four specifications of failure to obey a lawful general regulation, one specification of wrongful use of heroin and three specifications of dishonorably failing to pay a debt.
Acquittal: Two specifications of the wrongful use of a controlled substance.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for 20 days, bad-conduct discharge.

Camp Foster, Japan, Dec. 8:
Name:
Pvt. Wallace M. McDowney
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of absence without leave, three specifications of failure to go to his appointed place of duty, one specification of failure to obey a lawful general order, one specification of failure to obey a lawful order, one specification of wrongful use of a controlled substance, one specification of wrongful distribution of a controlled substance, two specifications of failure to pay a debt and one specification of obstruction of justice.
Sentence: Confined for 175 days, bad-conduct discharge.

Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea, Dec. 11:
Name:
Not provided (private first class)
Acquittal: By a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of failure to obey a lawful general order and one specification of rape.

Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Dec. 11:
Name:
Sgt. 1st Class Julio A. Nieves
Conviction: By a military panel composed of officer members and enlisted members, contrary to his plea, of one specification of sexual assault.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-4, forfeit $1,000 pay per month for three months, reprimanded.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Dec. 14:
Name:
Pvt. Jacob I. McGowan
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of two specifications of wrongful use of cocaine and one specification of wrongful use of marijuana.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for 60 days, bad-conduct discharge.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Dec. 14:
Name:
Spc. Bunrin Men
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his plea, of one specification of absence without leave terminated by apprehension.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for 80 days, bad-conduct discharge.

Camp Henry, South Korea, Dec. 15: 
Name:
Sgt. Xavier T. Hunter
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of dereliction of duty and two specifications of larceny of U.S. property.
Sentence: Confined for 14 months, $7,796 fine, bad-conduct discharge.

Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Dec. 16:
Name:
Sgt. Joshua P. Maez
Conviction: By a military judge, contrary to his pleas, of two specifications of abusive sexual contact.
Acquittal: Two specifications of sexual assault, one specification of abusive sexual contact.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for 12 months, bad-conduct discharge.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Dec. 21:
Name:
Spc. Craig D. Haren
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of disobeying a noncommissioned officer, one specification of being disrespectful in deportment toward a noncommissioned officer, three specifications of communicating indecent language and one specification of adultery.
Sentence: Reduced to the grade of E-1, confined for 24 months, bad-conduct discharge. As part of an offer to plead guilty, a pre-trial agreement limited the confinement to 18 months.

Wheeler Army Airfield, Dec. 21:
Name:
Spc. Hassan A. Terrant
Conviction: By a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of one specification of disrespect toward a superior commissioned officer, one specification of willfully disobeying the lawful order of a superior commissioned officer and 10 specifications of assault consummated by battery.
Sentence: Confined for 129 days.

Fifth Judicial Circuit (Europe and Southwest Asia)
No cases reported.