Coast Guard member pleads guilty, sentenced for violating UCMJ articles

Coast Guard member pleads guilty, sentenced for violating UCMJ articles
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard member charged with violating a number of Articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice pled guilty and was sentenced Thursday during a special court-martial in Norfolk, Va. Senior Chief Petty Officer James R. Hamilton, 33, pled guilty in accordance with the pre-trial agreement to two specifications of violation of Article 92,Uniform Code of Military Justice —violation...

Coast Guard convenes general court-martial for Coast Guardsman accused of sexually related misconduct

Coast Guard convenes general court-martial for Coast Guardsman accused of sexually related misconduct
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Atlantic Area is scheduled to convene a general court-martial at the Coast Guard Legal Service Command Norfolk Tuesday for a Coast Guardsman accused of assault consummated by a battery, aggravated sexual contact and failure to obey a general order or regulation. Senior Chief Petty Officer James R. Hamilton, 33, is accused of the following violations of the Uniform Code...

Coast Guard refers sexual assault case to court-martial

 Coast Guard refers sexual assault case to court-martial
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard senior chief petty officer accused of assault consummated by a battery, aggravated sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and failure to obey order or regulation will face a general court-martial expected to begin on Feb. 23, 2015 in Norfolk. The decision by Vice Adm. William Lee, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, is based on the recommendation of an Article 32...