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Sergeant who sent 3 Humvees plummeting from plane found guilty

Sergeant who sent 3 Humvees plummeting from plane found guilty

hi everyone I'm Mary with Mary Greeley news thank you for joining me Sargent who sent three Humvees plummeting from plane found guilty a 173rd Airborne Brigade soldier was convicted Wednesday of being responsible for the destruction of three Humvees that plummeted to the earth during a 2016 training exercise an event captured on video that became an internet sensation and an embarrassment to the Army sergeant John skipper 29 found guilty at court-martial in vilsack Germany of destroying military property and giving a false official statement according to a statement from the 7th army training command based in Graff and warm skipper was sentenced by a military jury to a bad conduct discharge and reduction in grade two e1 skipper a scout who had been assigned to assist the brigades Italy based parachute riggers during the exercise intentionally cut parachute straps on three Humvees included in the heavy drop during the exercise the jury found skipper is assigned to be true first squadron 91st Calvary regiment airborne in Grafenwoehr Germany the squadron is part of the 173rd Airborne Brigade headquarters in Vicenza Italy skipper was criminally charged a year ago his sentence could have been harsher willful destruction of government property carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison a dishonorable discharge and forfeit of all pay and allowances under the Uniform Code of Military Justice negligent destruction carries a maximum punishment of a year in prison a bad conduct discharge and forfeiture of all pay and allowances skipper was the second soldier to be punished in the incident a sergeant first class heard laughing and cursing on a video of the Humvees falling from the sky was punished previously the sergeant an observer trainer coach assigned to these month ATC's joint multinational Readiness Center was given an administrative letter of reprimand sounds like it was planned out by multiple people donut and there's a video here it's from YouTube of all three Humvees crashing to the ground yeah disgraceful so what are your thoughts put your comments down below please subscribe please thumbs up my videos please stay safe and I'll talk to you later Kelly shop

Reader Comments

  1. BCD. The big chicken dinner. As bad as being convicted of a felony. Can’t vote can’t own guns. But you can over a period of time petition to get it upgraded to a less than honorable which would restore your rights. A dishonorable discharge is with you forever. So they cut him a huge break.

    So in order they are….
    1. Honorable
    2. Less than honorable
    3. Bad conduct discharge (BCD)
    4. Dishonorable. You really have to do some major crimes to get this and likely will serve at least 5 years in a Federal Prison. There is no “good time” in the Fed. You get 10 years you do 10 years.

  2. I just ran across a video of them crashing to the ground and the guy laughing his ass off. A second search and I found this video. Having been in the military and seen hundreds of things air dropped I never saw anything fail. When the first one hit the ground I thought that sucked but I guess shit happens. But then a second and a third I’m thinking something funny going on here.

  3. Why would he do this, what's is reason ? makes no sense he should of known that they would figure it out.

  4. Sgt. John T. Skipper, 29,Little fucking jerk off should do 5 years of hard labor and pay full damages for what he did

  5. I would have felt better if the person that cut the straps was court ordered to pay $1,100 a month for the next 50 years to pay back the taxpayers. Instead they just throw him out of the Army. I feel cheated.

  6. what america is looking for in Germany? and all over europe? and all over the world?

    Ramstein – America

  7. I could understand punishing them if they were Fords, but then again, Fords would never be ditched in the 1st place…

  8. Three Humvees falling out of three different planes. The Army is going to investigate that. I can't imagine how these guys thought that was a good idea. Twenty-nine years old. That's a senior citizen in the military. I was barely twenty-two when I left the military. We were young and dumb but not even close to how dumb these guys are. Should have known better. Got what they deserved.

  9. that's nothing my former had training in Germany over 35 years ago and they dropped real bombs and many died and they just cleaned up everything and hush-hush about it now that's a whole lot worse

  10. weird? I was always under the impression that these rigs had fail safe/ Automatic activation device (AAD) attached to them in addition to the cable/strap ripcord. In skydiving terminology refers to an electronic-pyrotechnic or mechanical device that automatically opens the main or reserve parachute container at a preset altitude or after a preset time. It was designed for reasons just like this. In the event of an emergency the cargo can be jettisoned quickly by lifting the nose of the plane engaging the rollers and letting the stuff fly without taking the time to attach the straps, thus lighting the load quickly (didi mau). ???

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