Trial results for Special Forces sergeant major who fired gun during domestic dispute in 2019

By Elvia KellyApril 5, 2022

Fort Bragg, N.C. – The court martial process for Sgt. Maj. Travis Alfred, a sergeant major in 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne), concluded on March 18, 2022.

The findings of the trial result charges Alfred with wrongfully communicating a death threat, domestic assault, and wrongfully discharging a firearm as to endanger human life following assault accusations on Nov. 11, 2019.

“Our command expects our soldiers to maintain the high standards demanded by service in the Army Special Operations Forces community, and we take all allegations of misconduct seriously,” said Maj. Dan Lessard, 1st SF Command public affairs officer. “In this case, after fair and impartial court-martial proceedings, a senior non-commissioned officer was held accountable for his actions by a panel of officers and fellow senior NCOs.”

Alfred was sentenced to 12 months confinement and reduced in rank to sergeant first class.