Photo by Sgt. Amanda Hils

The end result of one of the latest sexual assault scandals to hit the Army came during a tumultuous time for the military as lawmakers on Capitol Hill pushed for military legal reforms and the latest Pentagon study revealed a sharp increase in sexual assaults. The hard-liners in Washington who wanted to see Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair go to prison did not win and neither did the victim, as the sexual assault charges were dropped for a plea deal, which resulted in his demotion to lieutenant colonel with full retirement benefits. He also has to pay a $20,000 fine. While Sinclair pled guilty to adultery and numerous other lesser chargers that left him without facing jail time, the accuser --- a female captain he served with in Afghanistan --- still sleeps with a gun under her pillow and testified she “has a hard time feeling safe.”

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