Sergeant Major in Europe Faces Sexual Assault Trial


Nancy Montgomery
Stars and Stripes — European edition
March 5, 2010

One of U.S. Army Europe’s highest-ranking sergeants will be court-martialed on charges of aggravated sexual assault and maltreatment of a young specialist, according to military officials.

The case of Sgt. Maj. Garry Tull was referred on Wednesday to a general court-martial by the V Corps commander, Brig. Gen. Michael Ryan, a month after the sergeant major’s Article 32 hearing, according to public affairs officials. Article 32 hearings are held to determine whether enough evidence exists to prosecute a case.

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Sergeant Major Charged with Raping Junior Soldier   Stars and Stripes, February 4, 2010