Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Spc. Thomas Porter Curtis IV sentenced to 3 months prison in Pvt. Danny Chen hazing case

A soldier who oversaw punishment of Pvt. Danny Chen in Afghanistan will spend three months in prison for his role in hazing the Chinese-American soldier.

Spc. Thomas Porter Curtis IV, 27, of Hendersonville, Tenn., was sentenced Monday to prison and demoted to the Army's lowest rank - private - following a day-long court-martial.

Curtis pleaded guilty to hazing, two specifications of maltreatment and two specifications of assault in connection with his treatment of the 19-year-old Chen.

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