Assault Prevention NCO Investigated for Sex Crimes

Richard Sisk, Military, May 15, 2013

For the second time this month, a uniformed military official whose job was to prevent sex abuse has come under investigation for a sex crime.

Agents from the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division were looking into allegations that an Army sergeant first class at Fort Hood, Texas, sexually abused females in his unit and ran a prostitution ring on the base, Pentagon officials said Tuesday night.

Officials said that the soldier, who was not identified, had been assigned as an Equal Opportunity Adviser and Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program coordinator at Fort Hood with the Army’s III Corps when the allegations surfaced.

No charges have yet been filed, but the sergeant was “immediately suspended from all duties by the chain of command once the allegations were brought to the command’s attention,” the Defense Department said in a statement.

The CID investigation was looking into allegations that the sergeant was involved in “abusive sexual contact, pandering, assault and maltreatment of subordinates” in his oversight of a unit of about 800 soldiers.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Secretary John McHugh conferred Tuesday morning on the allegations against the Fort Hood sergeant and issued statements condemning his alleged behavior.

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“This is so contrary to everything upon which the Army was built. To see this kind of activity happening in our ranks is really heart-wrenching and sickening,” McHugh told Congress.

McHugh spoke after the Defense Department issued a report estimating that as many as 26,000 servicemembers may have been sexually assaulted last year, based on survey results.

Of those, fewer than 3,400 reported the incident, and nearly 800 of them received medical treatment and counseling but declined to file formal complaints against their alleged attackers.

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  • This story is more about gender than it is about race.

    The sergeant is an enlisted man with no degree and no real authority, unlike that white Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Krusinski, who made twice as much, was better educated, and should’ve known better.

    • Flaxen-headed Strumpet

      Peruse ECSU’s website, its 16.9 percent four year graduation rate, and its notable alumni list. (all pro-thug-a-letes) Its more about race. The UNC university system is in fiscal trouble. ECSU is ripe for a shut down, but I doubt the powers that be could stomach the caterwauling.

    • third wave

      I thought that white women only had to worry about black men. They have to be on their guard against white predators as well?

      • robinbishop34

        The fact that he was a “Equal Opportunity Adviser” and also a pimp tells you all you need to know.

      • Kathy K

        With 34,000 black men raping white women and girls per year, I’d say the worry is justified.

        • third wave

          How many white women were raped by white men last year?

          • refocus

            How many white lawyers raped their white clients last year?

          • Maxamoto

            How many black women were raped by white men last year. Exactly. At the heart of every black man is a drug-crazed, alcohol-fueled violent criminal.

    • longing4abetterworld

      ‘m wondering about the race of this 2nd rapist…the 1st and 3rd were both pictured and both are white…is this 2nd one not being shown b/c he is black or hispanic??

  • IstvanIN

    Men and women should not be serving in the same branches of the military, let alone the same units. There should be separate branches for women, like the WACS in WW2. Immediate commanding officers should be women, who would then report to men. As insane as an integrated military, a sex-integrated military is insane.

  • “This is so contrary to everything upon which the Army was built. To see
    this kind of activity happening in our ranks is really heart-wrenching
    and sickening,” McHugh told Congress.

    But wait a minute: Wasn’t the Army built on diversity? That’s what they told us after the Fort Hood Jihadist went on his rampage, that we can’t talk about that because it would be the worst thing in the world to forsake the Holy Name of Diversity.

    • Billy D

      As horrific as this tragedy was, if our diversity becomes a casualty, I think that’s worse. — U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Casey commenting on the Fort Hood massacre.

  • MikeS

    …..”and ran a prostitution ring on the base,”
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    Quite the entrepreneur he was.

    • Sarge was just pimpin’ for a little extra cash.
      And abusing subordinates in his spare time when he needed a little action on the side.

  • The__Bobster

    And yet in the remake of “Sgt. Bilko”, the Hollyweird moguls showed a female officer sharing the same barracks with a bunch of young males.

  • Rhialto

    If he is black it’s TNB. If he is white, he deserves a medal of honor for servicing above and beyond the call of duty.

    • When was the last time you heard a story about a white pimp?

  • libertarian 1234

    “Defense Department issued a report estimating that as many as 26,000 servicemembers may have been sexually assaulted last year, based on survey results.”

    It’s always the political and military elites who just can’t seem to grasp reality, as if they’re so devoid of any kind of common sense and wisdom they never knew beforehand that putting men and women closely together would result in figures like these.

    Well, if these numbers make them unhappy they better pray they never have to commit ground forces to combat, because they’ll be in REALLY BIG trouble.

  • Freya

    I don’t consider grown women prostituting themselves ‘abuse,’ but I don’t really get this article in general.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Has he used “doing field research” as a defense yet?

    The position apparently required experience.

    Bon

  • bigone4u

    Many of the rapes were of men by men. What the military won’t say is how many of the sexual assaults were committed by women. The gay agenda will get you in trouble every time.

  • RetCol

    I can guarantee that if he was an NCO assiigned to the EEO/Diversity office, he definitely is black!

  • Anonymous

    Why is there no picture of the accused or even a name?

    Anyone care to guess?