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What do you mean by "stripe" removed from my record? Were you involuntarily separated from the AF with less than honorable discharge? Please keep in mind I don't have any information related to the "stripe" question.
Alright. Well as far as your first question goes about "justice" against the Sgt., unfortunately, the statute of limitations ran many years ago. For court-martial it was a 5 year statute of limitation, which means he would have had to be charged within 5 years of the alleged illegal act. For an NJP, that was only 2 years. Likewise, even if you had a cause of action against the AF for some sort of negligence on their part, that too would have required that a claim be filed within 2 years. So, at this point, there is no legal recourse for any wrong that may have occurred 3 decades ago.
As for wanting to remove the record of your promotion, I can't really understand why you would want to do that, especially since it has no direct affect on your job, etc., but you are free to file a petition with the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records and ask them to change your rank. You can find the form you would need (DD Form 149) and more information at the following link: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/correct-service-records.html
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I am not sure I understand your question. If you are asking if the 5 year SOL applies to the alleged crimes you described, then yes, the statute of limitations are for all crimes, except capital crimes, like Murder and Treason. It is 5 years. that is what Congress decided the law should be. I didn't write the laws and can only help you understand what they are.
Rape does not have a statute of limitations, but I am not convinced, that even if the individual you want to have charged is still on active-duty, that the AF would charge him with that crime after 30 years. You are free to file a complaint with the Air Force criminal investigative service. However, if he is no longer on active-duty, that is that end of that, they would not have jurisdiction and neither would the civilians since Rape, other than of a child, does have SOL in the civilian world and this apparently occurred in Germany so U.S. civilian authorities would not even have jurisdiction. The other issue is proof. This would be a he said, she said, and that would make it less likely that, even if he was still on AD, that he would be prosecuted. But again, you are free to report it to the AF.