I am in the US Army and I was falsley accused of sexual assualt. How can I clear my name
Anchorage, AlaskaAlready Tried:
Nothing yet. Too afraid to open back the past.
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Yes I am still in the military so obviousley I didn't commit that crime. They found me innocent without going to court martial, but said that it got pushed up still and now I have it on my record for 40 years.
Did it happen while you were in the military?What state?
It happened overseas in Korea. It was with another Soldier.
Okay, how do you know it is on your record?
Well on my way back from an overseas trip, I was detained for those charges at the airport. Eventually I was released and went on to see why I was detained. I came to find out that because of that incident everytime my name or finger print comes up, that case those too.
I am going to bring in some other experts here, as I cannot figure out what it is if you were adjudicated innocent at court martial, its age, etc. Strange circumstances you have there. I will keep tabs and see where we stand in a day.
Thanks for the chance to assist and sorry for the delay.
Can you verify what state the arrest was in...was it Alaska?
It was in Houston I believe. My case went as far as an Article 32 hearing in Korea, but the judge said there was not sufficient evidence. When I was applying for citenship I had to answer and get a letter and facts from my judge, of what happened in the case. I am not sure exactly what happened or why my case remains opened.
Its most likely you have an entry for your original arrest in the NCIC, National Criminal Information Center
More info here
To remove the entry, you will need to request the agency that entered the information to remove it.
Most agencies have a process that you can petition to have the entry removed. I recommend you contact the agency...I suspect it was Army CID, here is the contact info
I would write to them and ask the process to have the information pulled, since you were never prosecuted
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