Russian Court Begins Trial of US Soldier Arrested on Theft Charges

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gordon Black is escorted into a glass cage in a courtroom in Vladivostok

MOSCOW — A court in Russia’s far eastern city of Vladivostok on Thursday began the trial of an American soldier arrested earlier this year on charges of stealing. Staff Sgt. Gordon Black, 34, flew to Vladivostok, a Pacific port city, to see his girlfriend and was arrested after she accused him of stealing from her, […]

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 […]

5 Fort Johnson Soldiers Face Charges in Multiple Rapes

Army Base Renaming Fort Johnson

Five 10th Mountain soldiers at Fort Johnson, Louisiana, are facing charges tied to allegations that they together drugged and raped three women in two separate instances. Pfc. Franz Robert Camentil, 20; Spc. John Paul Bianzon, 29; Pfc. Ajjashery Jalnaiz Flores, 24; Pfc. Frinz Deivhid Ramit, 19; and Spc. Cyrus Moises Ranada Labial, 24, were arrested […]