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November 1, 2013

Submitted by Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

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On Aug. 8, Master Sgt. Daniel E.K. Curnan, with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, here, was found guilty of rape and adultery, in violation of Articles 120 and 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. An enlisted panel sentenced Curnan to be confined for six years, to be reduced to the grade of E-1, to forfeit all pay and allowances, and to be discharged from the service with a dishonorable discharge.

On Sept. 18, Pfc. Arnold Medellin Jr., 699th Maintenance Company, 1916th Support Battalion, here, pled guilty to the offenses of adultery, wrongful appropriation, destruction of nonmilitary property, willful disobedience of a superior commissioned officer, and willful disobedience of a non-commissioned officer, in violation of Articles 134, 121, 109, 90, and 91. A military judge sentenced the accused to be confined for six months and to be discharged from the service with a bad conduct discharge.

On Aug. 9, Staff Sgt. David L. Staples, HHT, 11th ACR, here, was found guilty of rape, adultery, and disobeying an order, in violation of Articles 120, 134 and 90 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. A military judge sentenced Staples to be confined for 15 years, to be reduced to the grade of E-1, and to be discharged from the service with a dishonorable discharge.




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