A Fort Hood soldier accused of possession of child pornography has been sentenced.
A General Court-Martial found Sgt. Donald Keith Whitten guilty of wrongful possession of child pornography earlier this week.
Whitten has been sentenced to 16 months of confinement and reduction to Private E1.
Just five days before Ekaterine Bautista planned to become an American citizen, she got a call from the federal government: Her swearing-in ceremony had been canceled pending further investigation.
Bautista was devastated. An illegal immigrant from Mexico, she had served six years in the U.S. military — including a 13-month tour of duty in Iraq — and was eligible to apply for naturalization under a decades-old law.