Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:41 PM
Blue_Tires (41,071 posts)
2 female Army officers admit sending nude photos general facing sex crime charges
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Two female Army officers testified Wednesday they provided nude photos to a general facing sex crime charges.
A married captain testified that Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair repeatedly asked her to send him nude photos of herself, which she said made her uncomfortable. Eventually, she said she placated the married general by sending him downloaded pornographic photos of other women cropped so that their faces weren’t visible.
The testimony came during the third day of a hearing at Fort Bragg to determine whether Sinclair will go on trial for multiple criminal charges including forcible sodomy, wrongful sexual conduct and adultery, which is a crime under the military justice system. The allegations against Sinclair involve relationships with five women other than his wife. Sinclair served as a deputy commander of the 82nd Airborne Division in Afghanistan until he was relieved of his duties in May amid a criminal investigation and sent back to North Carolina.
On Tuesday, a second female captain testified that Sinclair, her direct superior, twice forced her to perform oral sex and threatened to kill her and her family if she told anyone. The woman had a three-year relationship with the married general at Army bases in the United States, Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/hearing-on-alleged-sex-abuse-by-army-general-enters-3rd-day-more-women-to-testify/2012/11/07/cb48944a-28ec-11e2-aaa5-ac786110c486_story.html
I knew when he was relieved of command something *really* ugly was about to come crashing down...
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