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Court-Martial Acquittals for January

The Army released the following court-martial acquittal information for January:

On 11 January 2017, at a special court-martial convened at Wiesbaden, Germany, a Sergeant was acquitted by a military judge of two specifications of dereliction of duty in violation of Article 92, UCMJ.

On 23 January 2017, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Drum, New York, a Private was acquitted by a military judge of two specifications of abusive sexual contact in violation of Article 120, UCMJ.

On 25 January 2017, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, Texas, a Staff Sergeant was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of six specifications of cruelty and maltreatment, three specifications of abusive sexual contact, and nine specifications of assault consummated by a battery in violation of Articles 93, 120 and 128, UCMJ.

On 27 January 2017, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a Sergeant First Class was acquitted by a military judge of two specifications of sexual assault in violation of Article 120, UCMJ.

On 27 January 2017, a Sergeant at Vilseck, Germany was acquitted by a general court-martial panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of aggravated assault, two specifications of assault consummated by a battery, two specifications of unlawful entry, and one specification of drunk and disorderly conduct in violation of Articles 128 and 134, UCMJ.