At a general court martial convened on Katterbach Kaserne in Ansbach, from Dec. 17-19, Sgt. Todd H. F. Knight, 3-158th Aviation Regiment (Rear) (Provisional), 12th Combat Aviation Brigade (Rear) (Provisional), was found guilty, contrary to his plea, of one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 120, UCMJ, aggravated sexual assault.

An enlisted panel sentenced Knight to be reduced to the grade of private (E-1), to forfeit all pay and allowances, to be confined for a period of one year, and to be dishonorably discharged from the service.

At a special court martial convened on Rose Barracks, Dec. 14, Sgt. Gabriel A. Mongelora, E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, was found guilty, in accordance with his plea, of one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 90, UCMJ, striking a superior commissioned officer.

A military judge sentenced Mongelora to be reduced to the grade of specialist (E-4), to forfeit $600 pay per month for six months, and to be confined for a period of 122 days. In accordance with his pretrial agreement, the adjudged forfeitures were disapproved.

At a general court martial convened on Conn Barracks, in Schweinfurt, Dec. 11-12, Spc. Isaih A. Belcher, Alpha Company, 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, was found not guilty, in accordance with his pleas, of one charge and two specifications of a violation of Article 120, UCMJ, rape by force and wrongful sexual contact; and one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 134, UCMJ, drunk and disorderly conduct.

At a general court martial convened on Rose Barracks, Dec. 6-7, Sgt. 1st Class Stanley S. JnBaptiste, was found guilty, contrary to his pleas, of one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 125, UCMJ, sodomy of a child under the age of 12 years; one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 120, UCMJ, indecent liberties with a child under the age of 16 years; and one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 80, UCMJ, attempted sodomy of a child under the age of 12 years.

He was found not guilty, in accordance with his pleas, of one charge and seven specifications of Article 120, UCMJ, rape of a child, aggravated sexual abuse of a child, aggravated sexual contact with a child, and indecent liberties with a child; and one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 125, UCMJ, sodomy of a child under the age of 12 years.

An enlisted panel sentenced JnBaptiste to be reduced to the grade of private (E-1), to forfeit all pay and allowances, to be confined for a period of 20 years, and to be dishonorably discharged from the service.

At a general court martial convened on Rose Barracks, Dec. 3, Sgt. Christian L. Schmierer, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, was found guilty, in accordance with his pleas, of one charge and two specifications of a violation of Article 120, UCMJ, aggravated sexual contact with a child under the age of 12 years; one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 125, UCMJ, sodomy of a child under the age of 12 years; one charge and two specifications of a violation of Article 92, UCMJ, violation of a lawful order; and one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 134, UCMJ, possession of child pornography.

A military judge sentenced Schmierer to be reduced to the grade of private (E-1), to be confined for a period of 20 years, and to be dishonorably discharged from the service. In accordance with his pretrial agreement, his period of confinement will be limited to 13 years.

At a special court martial convened on Rose Barracks, Nov. 6, Pfc. Sean J. Mooney, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, was found guilty, in accordance with his pleas, of one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 81, UCMJ, conspiracy; and one charge and one specification of a violation of Article 128, UCMJ, aggravated assault.

A military judge sentenced Mooney to be reprimanded, to be reduced to the grade of private (E-1), to forfeit $500 pay per month for eight months, and to be confined for a period of eight months. In accordance with his pretrial agreement, his period of confinement will be limited to six months.

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