General court-martial

by Senior Airman Monica Gomez
435th Air Base Wing military justice paralegal

A member of the 435th Security Forces Squadron was tried in a general court-martial and found guilty of one specification of violating a lawful general order by wrongfully possessing sexually explicit material within the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility in violation of General Order 1-A, in violation of Article 92 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice;

one specification of knowingly and wrongfully manufacturing a visual depiction of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct, in violation of Article 134 of the UCMJ;

and one specification of committing an indecent act upon the body of a female under 16 years of age, in violation of article 134 of the UCMJ. 

The member was sentenced to confinement for three years, reduction to the grade of E-3 and a bad conduct