Coastie O-6 headed to trial

Navy Times reports that:

A former sector commander in Alaska is facing a general court-marital for charges of adultery, fraternization and other sexual improprieties.image thumb UP: Coastie O 5 in serious trouble

Capt. Herbert “Mark” Hamilton III has been charged with 30 counts, including: failing to follow orders; lying to investigators; committing adultery with enlisted personnel; sending and receiving “sexual and amorous text messages” using a government cell phone; photographing sexual acts; downloading and storing sexually explicit material on his government-issued laptop; and making an official phone call “while engaged in sexual activity,” according to charging documents.

Coast Guard Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, 17th District commander, has referred the matter to a court-martial July 21, according to Lt. Cmdr. Greg Versaw, a staff attorney for the 17th District. A motions hearing will be held April 5.

See here for prior posts about the Article 32, UCMJ, process in the case.