Category Archives: assault

Sexual assault and harassment prevention program ‘hasn’t achieved its mandate,’ says Army secretary


An independent review of Fort Hood’s command climate is complete and its findings are slated to be released Dec. 8, but Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said an initial look at the report reveals shortcomings that must be addressed. The report was compiled by a team of personnel from outside the Department of the Army who […]

Army sexual assault prosecutor acquitted of rape and battery


The case of two Army judge advocates and the alleged assaults that erupted from their previously consensual sexual relationship came to a close on Friday. Former Fort Sill, Oklahoma, special victims prosecutor Capt. Scott Hockenberry was acquitted on all six charges at court-martial. Hockenberry faced life in prison for the three rape counts, as well […]