U.S. V. SPC. TAYLOR, MADIGAN
On Dec. 4, Spc. Jefferson Taylor, Madigan Army Medical Center, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and fleeing the scene of an accident. Taylor was sentenced to be reduced to grade of private (E-1), to be confined for seven years and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge.
U.S. V. PFC. RUBY, 1ST BDE., 2nd INF. DIV.
On Dec. 19, Pfc. Evan Ruby, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, was convicted of assault consummated by a battery. Ruby was sentenced to be to be reprimanded, to be reduced to private (E-1) and to forfeit $500 pay per month for three months.
U.S. V. PVT. LAYFIELD, 16TH CAB
On Dec. 5, Pvt. Bryton Layfield, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, was convicted of absence without leave, larceny, wrongful appropriation and wearing unauthorized insignia. Layfield was sentenced to be confined for 18 months and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge.
All articles are violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. I Corps and 7th Infantry Division are committed to preventing sexual harassment and sexual assault. Leaders at every level of the chain of command have an obligation to safeguard service members through prevention, education, investigation, victim advocacy, and, when appropriate, prosecution. One hundred percent of unrestricted reports of sexual assault and all reports of sexual harassment will be properly investigated and appropriately acted upon by the command.