Please download the PDF to view it: A Marine proven to have posted an explicit photo of another person could potentially be charged with violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the internal document asserted. Full details of the policy were expected to be posted publicly at noon Thursday. Witnesses included three women, who all agreed that Usher treated them as equals in the company. A Marine who directly participates in, encourages or condones such actions could also be subjected to criminal proceedings or adverse administrative actions, according to the document. Ramon Osorio, the division spokesman, said. His future in the Army is unclear, though a substantiated misconduct investigation could prevent him from re-enlisting.
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Though the 82nd Airborne declined to provide details of the punishments handed down, Usher is no longer in a position of authority over a unit. Rep Adam Smith, D-Wash. Usher had personally led the training to prepare the unit to bring in women, and further, he had recommended three of his female soldiers for the Small Unit Ranger Tactics course, a common precursor to Ranger school. All the while, he was doing all of this. The woman in question got there in August, according to the report. Marine Corps commandant General Robert B Neller on Sunday refused to comment directly about the ongoing investigation. We have to address that.