Court-martialed Coast Guardsman sentenced to 10 years confinement, bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of pay, reduction in rate

Court-martialed Coast Guardsman sentenced to 10 years confinement, bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of pay, reduction in rate
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guardsman convicted Monday afternoon of sexual assault and other charges was sentenced that evening during a general court-martial in Norfolk, Va. Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew A. Rogers was sentenced to 10 years confinement in a military brig, a bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and a reduction to paygrade E-1, the military’s lowest enlisted...

Great Lakes-based Coast Guardsman found guilty of sexual assault, other charges

Great Lakes-based Coast Guardsman found guilty of sexual assault, other charges
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault and other charges was found guilty Monday during a general court-martial in Norfolk, Va. Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew A. Rogers was convicted of Article 120 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice for committing a sexual assault against a civilian woman at a hotel in Portsmouth, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. In addition to the sexual assault charge,...