Skip to comments.Army General Charged with Forcible Sodomy During Tour in Afghanistan
Posted on 09/27/2012 11:22:30 AM PDT by STARWISE
An Army brigadier general has been charged with forcible sodomy, inappropriate relationships, and possessing alcohol and pornography while serving as a senior commander in Afghanistan earlier this year.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, a deputy commanding general of the 82 nd Airborne Division, faces a possible court martial over the charges handed down Wednesday.
In May, Sinclair was sent home to the United States in the middle of his combat tour in Afghanistan, where he was serving in the southern Afghanistan province of Kandahar as the deputy commander of logistics and support for the 82nd Airborne.
A news release by the Fort Bragg Public Affairs Office listed the charges presented against Sinclair as including "forcible sodomy, wrongful sexual conduct, attempted violation of an order, violations of regulations by wrongfully engaging in inappropriate relationships and misusing a government travel charge card, violating general orders by possessing alcohol and pornography while deployed, maltreatment of subordinates, filing fraudulent claims, engaging in conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman and engaging in conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline, or of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces."
Few specifics about the allegations against Sinclair were released Wednesday, but a Defense Department official said "several women were the subject of Sinclair's alleged misconduct."
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.. it starts at the top.
Looks like he sodomized females, actually.
.. Pray for our brave troops, operating under abyssmal senior leadership. They’re out there suffering, 24/7, for us .. following the orders from their ‘leaders.’
Here we go again with another fun experiment to see who doesn’t actually bother to read the article, and/or doesn’t actually know what the definition of “sodomy” is.
Well that’s no way to move up in the ranks of Obama’s army!
That is one ugly guy...
Yours was the first inclination I had, but then I realized a queer would not be punished in Obama’s army.
If guilty of the other charges he should be keel-hauled. But I don't know how a Courts Martial can prove "attemped violation of an order", unless there are direct witnesses.
I'm okay with cleaning out the corrupt and perverse and broken upper echelon.
Is that the dude from “Lost”?
He looks like a resident of who-ville.
Isn’t failing your troops on the battlefield enough? Do you really have to F*** them too?
I bet General Casey would say ‘but I believe it would be an even greater tragedy if our diversity becomes a casualty here.’
A P.C. military kills the wrong folks.
I read the article and he is being charged for much more than sodomy. I know the definition of sodomy within the UCMJ. I always thought that article should have been re-written to mean "forced" sodomy. What a husband and wife due in their home (even on base) should be of NO interest to the military. Oral sex is included in the sodomy article, but is very normal for heterosexual couples. I was guilty of that article countless times during my 11 years Navy.
That said, I don't believe consenting males buggering each other is good for military morale and will eventually come to no good. Interesting that this General is going to be tried under that article and yet the military is conducting classes for homosexual tolerance/acceptance. Not saying the General engaged is such activity, just that it's hypocritical. If the other charges are true, get rid of that POS.
No doubt he acted wrongly and should be gone.
But, “forcible sodomy” could just mean that he got a bj from a female who felt ‘obligated’. Or, it could mean worse than we can imagine. They’re not saying.
I’ll go you one further: I don’t think the romantic element belongs on the combat team. How about no homosexuals period and no mixed sexed units below the division level or aboard combat vessels. Your a navy man, is there any reason a vessel could not have a female only crew?
I want to bring them all home.
Their mission is for naught now anyway.
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