Arraignment Date Set for Army Physician Accused of 53 Charges of Sexual Abuse

Members of the 62nd Civil Engineer Squadron after installing the new Joint Base Lewis-McChord sign

An Army physician accused of sexual misconduct with patients is expected to appear in military court in February at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, facing 53 charges of inappropriately looking at or touching at least 23 victims. Maj. Michael Stockin, 38, an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist who has worked at several military treatment facilities, including […]

Troops Take First Step in Filing Suit Over Alleged Sexual Abuse by Army Doctor

Army troops march in formation during a change of command ceremony

Attorneys for five soldiers filed new claims against the Army and the Department of Defense this week, alleging they were sexually abused by Army Maj. Michael Stockin, a doctor at Joint Base Lewis-McChord who faces criminal charges of fondling patients. The plaintiffs, identified as John Does, are former patients of Stockin. On Monday, they joined […]

Fired Texas Army Commander Charged with Sex Abuse Faces Court-Martial

Col. Jon W. Meredith during an assumption of command ceremony.

The former commander of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, was charged with sexually assaulting another officer’s wife, according to court documents reviewed by Military.com. Col. Jon Meredith, an armor officer, was arraigned Monday at Fort Cavazos, Texas, the base formerly known as Fort Hood, and faces a court-martial. Meredith has been charged with […]