Posts Tagged: Crime

Ft. Bragg Soldier faces multiple charges including rape and attempted rape – a growing trend

MS. Magazine Blog Soldier As Rapist: All Too Common March 19, 2010 by Natalie Wilson Fort Bragg soldier Spc. Aaron Pernell, 22, an indirect fire infantryman who has served two tours in Iraq, was charged with sexual assault in February. Pernell appeared in court Tuesday on 13 charges including rape and attempted rape. What’s… Read more »

Ex-military man shoots neighbor in noise dispute

A friend who lives near this shooting incident said that the shooter was a retired military man.  He stared blankly after the shooting as police handcuffed him. >><< Updated at 8:12 a.m., Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Man arrested following Mililani shooting By Curtis Lum Advertiser Staff Writer A 54-year-old Mililani man faces multiple attempted… Read more »

Guam: Japan Group Shares Experience With Military Presence

These people-to-people exchanges and solidarity efforts are very encouraging.   The peoples of our region can make peace despite the oppressive and militarized policies of our governments. >><< Marianas Variety Japan Group Shares Experience With Military Presence Tuesday, 09 March 2010 04:54 by Therese Hart | Variety News Staff Tsuru Masaaki, leader of the 21-member… Read more »

Soldier on trial for luring child for sex Trial opens for National Guard member accused of trying to lure child for sex Posted: Feb 18, 2010 2:54 PM Updated: Feb 18, 2010 9:02 PM By Minna Sugimoto HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Trial is underway for a Hawaii Air National Guard member accused of using the Internet to solicit a child for sex. Matthew… Read more »

Navy employee gets 10 years for sexual abuse of minor in Okinawa Sex Offender Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor: First Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Case on Guam HAGATNA, Guam, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Leonardo M. Rapadas, United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Marina Islands (NMI), announced that defendant Bruce Carey Wood, age 56, was… Read more »

Military hearing begins for soldier accused of killing contractor in Iraq Posted on: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 Soldier’s ‘mind wasn’t right’ Military hearing begins for specialist accused of killing American in Iraq By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD — The attorney for a Schofield Barracks soldier accused of fatally shooting a civilian contractor in Iraq said yesterday that an Army mental fitness… Read more »

Privatizing Women: Military Prostitution and the Iraq Occupation

This article is several years old, but it raises important issues about militarization and its impacts on women that are as relevant as ever today.   I have met Debra McNutt in meetings of anti-war  and demilitarization organizers.   Mahalo to Ann Wright for forwarding this article. >><< July 11, 2007 Military Prostitution and the Iraq… Read more »

Two soldiers and woman accused of attempted murder in Kalihi beating Updated at 7:57 p.m., Tuesday, February 2, 2010 Trio indicted for attempted murder in Kalihi beating case Advertiser Staff An O’ahu grand jury on Tuesday indicted two Schofield Barracks soldiers and a Liliha woman with plotting to kill a 25-year-old man and then dispose of his body. Ramon A. Alcantara, 25, Ray N. Puga,… Read more »

Former Schofield soldier charged with murder of Nevada woman Soldiers to stand trial for killing of Barstow woman January 25, 2010 3:33 PM By DAVID HELDRETH, staff writer VICTORVILLE • A pair of soldiers accused of killing a 29-year-old Barstow woman during an apparent robbery in September will stand trial for murder. Judge Eric Nakata found Monday that the prosecution provided enough evidence… Read more »

A Peril in War Zones: Sexual Abuse by Fellow G.I.’s Women at Arms A Peril in War Zones: Sexual Abuse by Fellow G.I.’s By STEVEN LEE MYERS Published: December 27, 2009 BAGHDAD — Capt. Margaret H. White began a relationship with a warrant officer while both were training to be deployed to Iraq. By the time they arrived this year at Camp Taji, north… Read more »