A court martial has heard that an army corporal touched the breast of a female soldier while he changed tires on a tank transporter and squeezed under a female soldier he was “evaluating”.
when he first saw womanAs part of a test demonstration under a tank transporter truck, 34-year-old Corporal Andrew Kline allegedly grabbed the bottom of it.
The woman testified in court that since she was one of the few women “in a masculine setting”, she believed it was “necessary” to report the incident.
The next day, as they were changing tires of a vehicle in a maintenance hangar, CPL Kline, a member of the 2nd Signal Regiment, allegedly reached over the other female soldier’s shoulder and grabbed her right breast.
The court heard that two women, who could not be identified for legal reasons, reported incidents after the lunch date on the day of the second groping.
Corporal Andrew Kline, 34, allegedly groped the waist of a female soldier for three seconds as he laughed.
They were changing tires of a vehicle when Corporal Kline allegedly leaned on the shoulder of another female constable and grabbed her right breast.
CPL Kline denies sexually harassing any woman.
According to testimony presented before Bulford Military Court in Wilts, the first lady was completing a course at Bulford Camp at the time.
The prosecutor, Lieutenant Colonel Jim Carmichael, said: “CPL Kline was in charge of approving his work for a course.”
They reviewed its work for 20 minutes before they entered the pits under the truck to see the underside of the 20-metre vehicle.
cpl Kline allegedly grabbed his sole and held it for three seconds before exiting the pits.
A court martial at Bullford Military Court (pictured) heard Thursday that Corporal Andrew Kline, 34, allegedly grabbed the bottom of the first lady as they were together under a tank transporter truck as part of a trial. I was evaluating his work.
I was shocked and turned away, the woman testified in court. He just smiled before leaving.
The employer says that you do not go to work expecting this to happen.
Before that day Cpl. Kline was allegedly “harassing” the female cop for him. phone Numbers, which made him feel “uncomfortable,” according to testimony given in court.
The constable claimed that when she went to her colleague the next day, she revealed that the CPL line had also touched her inappropriately.
At the time of the alleged incident, C.P.L. Kline was evaluating the first woman who was completing a course at Bullford Camp.
According to court testimony, the second female constable informed the first that Cpl Cline had touched her breast earlier that day, when he revealed that he had touched her under her the day before.
The other woman then messaged her army-serving boyfriend about the incident and he approached her senior officer on her behalf.
She testified before the court that Cpl Kline had allegedly “squeezed” her breast as she was reinserting tires on vehicles in a hangar.
“CPL Cline came up behind me, threw her hand over my shoulder, and … put her hand on my right breast,” the woman recalled.
He held it in his hand for two to five seconds. I didn’t inform anyone right away because I didn’t know how to do it.
CPL Kline denies both allegations of sexual harassment.
The lawsuit goes on.