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Court-Martial Acquittals for February

The Army released the following acquittal information for the month of February:

Fort Benning Court-Martial: On 01 February 2017, at a general court-martial, a Staff Sergeant was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of three specifications of rape of a child and three specifications of sexual abuse of a child in violation of Article 120b, UCMJ.

Vilseck, Germany Court-Martial: On 03 February 2017, at a general court-martial, a Sergeant was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of four specifications of sexual assault, two specifications of abusive sexual contact, and one specification of assault consummated by a battery in violation of Articles 120 and 128, UCMJ.

Wheeler Army Airfield Court-Martial: On 14 February 2017, at a general court-martial convened, a Staff Sergeant was acquitted by a military panel consisting of officer and enlisted members of one specification of sexual assault in violation of Article 120, UCMJ.

Fort Knox Court-Martial: On 15 February 2017, at a general court-martial, a Sergeant was acquitted by a military judge of one specification of communicating a threat in violation of Article 134, UCMJ. The accused was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of sexual abuse of a child and one specification of assault consummated by a battery in violation of Articles 120 and 128, UCMJ.

Vilseck, Germany Court-Martial:  On 28 February 2017, at a general court-martial, a Sergeant was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of false official statement and five specifications of sexual assault in violation of Articles 107 and 120, UCMJ.

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