Okinawa-based Marine faces multiple sexual-assault charges in April incident

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Sgt. Morgan Bergdahl of the III Marine Expeditionary Force faces multiple charges in the April 21 sexual assault of a female Marine who was reportedly too intoxicated to consent, according to his charge sheet. (FACEBOOK)
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Sgt. Morgan Bergdahl of the III Marine Expeditionary Force faces multiple charges in the April 21 sexual assault of a female Marine who was reportedly too intoxicated to consent, according to his charge sheet. (FACEBOOK)

Okinawa-based Marine faces multiple sexual-assault charges in April incident

by: Matthew M. Burke | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: November 23, 2018

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A member of the Okinawa-based III Marine Expeditionary Force must answer to multiple charges in the April sexual assault of a female Marine who was reportedly too intoxicated to consent.

Sgt. Morgan Bergdahl, of Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, faces eight charges of sexual assault and abusive sexual contact in the incident, according to a copy of the charge sheet provided to Stars and Stripes.

A court-martial has been tentatively scheduled for Jan. 7. Bergdahl has been held in pretrial confinement on Okinawa since April 25.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.557501