Army releases verdicts of January courts-martial

The following January courts-martial results were released last week by the Army:

First Judicial Circuit

  • 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.
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