U.S. V. STAFF SERGEANT
On April 5, a staff sergeant was acquitted of sexual assault and false official statement.
U.S. V. PFC. GRANT, 17th FA BDE.
On April 18, Pfc. Jacob R. Grant, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, was convicted of abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery. Grant was sentenced to be reduced to the grade of E-1; to be confined for eight months and to be discharged from the service with a bad conduct discharge.
U.S. V. RETIRED MAJ. HOLLAND, HHB I CORPS
On April 25, retired Maj. Robert H. Holland, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion I Corps, was convicted of carnal knowledge and indecent acts with a child. Holland was sentenced to be confined for 15 months and to be dismissed from the service.
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.