Monday, September 22, 2014

Drill sergeant's trial begins at Ft. Leonard Wood

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports here on a court-martial, set to begin this morning, of a drill sergeant accused of 27 specifications of misconduct with female subordinates:
At least one woman said [Staff Sgt. Angel M.] Sanchez threatened that she’d be kicked out of the Army if she didn’t engage in sexual acts with him. He’s accused of improperly touching a fellow drill sergeant, as well as other women during floor counts with the “intent to gratify his own sexual desires,” records say.
He’s accused of harassing low-level soldiers, telling one: “When you get to your new unit don’t be a whore, you will be fresh meat.”

1 comment:

  1. What does this report and others of its kind say about the attitude towards women that seems all too prevalent in the US military? How does this compare to other jurisdictions?


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