Air Force Academy Sergeant Faces Hearing on 10 Assault Charges

Basic cadets march on the U.S. Air Force Academy's terrazzo in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 12, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Darcie Ibidapo)
Basic cadets march on the U.S. Air Force Academy's terrazzo in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 12, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Darcie Ibidapo)

An Air Force Academy sergeant will face an evidence hearing on a string of charges including 10 counts of assault.

Staff Sgt. Mariano Jackson, assigned to the academy's 10th Surgical Operations Squadron, is accused of a series of assaults between 2016 and 2019, most of which involve a victim described as his "intimate partner."

He also faces charges that he failed to register a rifle and a pistol he kept in on-base housing, and that he threatened a victim.

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