Dozens of women could have been recorded, said another Navy official familiar with the investigation, given the number of mids on summer cruises and female officers from other crews who were aboard during the 10 months from 2013 to 2014 during which recordings were allegedly taken.Meghann Myers, Navy Times
12 May 2015
Out of a dozen submariners originally suspected of trading videos of their female shipmates in a shower changing area last year, seven are headed to court-martial, according to charge sheets recently provided to Navy Times.
Six missile technicians and one electronics technician face criminal charges ranging from failure to report the videos to recording and conspiring to distribute the videos of female officers and midshipmen changing outside the showers aboard the Kings Bay, Georgia-based sub Wyoming for a period as long as 10 months.
• Missile Technician 2nd Class Charles Greaves: Two counts conspiracy for trading videos to a sailor for two energy drinks, and distributing recordings to a sailor who then passed them on; one count of disrespecting a superior officer by referring to the video trade as "like Pokemon, gotta catch them all"; one count of using a camera underway; four counts each of viewing a recording of a shipmate's private areas; and three counts of distributing the videos.
• MT2 Ryan Secrest: One count of conspiracy for using a camera phone underway; two counts of making a false official statement, for lying about being in the shower area during the midshipmen's designated shower time and lying about recording videos; one charge of recording female midshipmen.
• MT2 Jonathan Ashby: One count of conspiracy for giving Greaves his phone to transfer the videos and three counts of distributing the videos.
• MT3 Samuel Buchner: Two counts of conspiracy for coordinating distribution of videos among sailors and three counts of distributing videos.
• MT3 Cody Shoemaker: One count of conspiracy for paying Greaves for videos with energy drinks; one count of using a camera underway; one count each of viewing and recording female midshipmen.
• MT3 Brandon McGarity: Two counts of failing to report the videos and one count of making a false official statement, saying he was not aware of the videos.
• ET2 Joseph Bradley: One count of conspiracy for coordinating transfer of the videos; three counts of distributing videos; one count of obstructing justice by destroying copies of the videos.
No sailors were charged with distributing videos of the mids because, unlike the female officers, no evidence of them being recorded has been found, a service official told Navy Times.
Dozens of women could have been recorded, said another Navy official familiar with the investigation, given the number of mids on summer cruises and female officers from other crews who were aboard during the 10 months from 2013 to 2014 during which recordings were allegedly taken.
Late last year, midshipmen who were aboard Wyoming at the time the recordings were made were notified that they may have been video recorded, the official said, and were offered victims' services.
Of the remaining five sailors originally suspected, one is no longer under suspicion.
Four more are under review but have not been charged, Submarine Forces Atlantic spokesman Cmdr. Tommy Crosby confirmed Tuesday.