>Air Force Official Gets 20 Months Discharge
January 30, 2011
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Air Force Chief Convicted Sexual Harassment
This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, through the Dayton Daily News, shows Chief Master Sgt. William Gurney, a former top Air Force Materiel Command adviser at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. On Thursday, Jan. 27, …
A senior Ohio Air Force Chief Master Sgt. William Gurney convicted guilty on Monday, 24 Jan 2011, to sexual misconduct and adultery.He has a blame that he had extramarital affairs with married female staff and unethical sexual advances he made toward others women.
He was the senior enlisted man at the Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, when he faced allegations of sexual impropriety surfaced in 2009.He has already faced such charges in 2007 too.
None of the women mentioned in the charges was in the courtroom as Gurney described their encounters for the first time in public.
For his sexual misbehavior with female officers serving underneath him in the US Air Force, he will receive 20 months in jail and a dishonorable discharge.He was convicted of 15 counts stemming from improper relationships with 10 women.