DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - The Air Force has ordered court martial
proceedings for a chief master sergeant accused of repeatedly
sexually harassing female subordinates at an Ohio base.
The Air Force says 27-year veteran William Gurney will be tried
Dec. 6 at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.
Gurney had been the top-ranking enlisted man at the Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton when the allegations surfaced last year.
The Air Force says he will face 19 counts including wrongful
sexual contact, adultery, misuse of his position and maltreatment
Gurney has been accused of having sex with subordinates and
sending seminude images of himself to subordinates, among other
A representative of his defense team declined to comment.