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    West Point Officer Arraigned on Charges of Drinking with Cadets, Violating No-Contact Orders for Women’s Tennis Team

    West Point Officer Arraigned on Charges of Drinking with Cadets, Violating No-Contact Orders for Women’s Tennis Team

    A top West Point officer is facing a series of charges related to sexual misconduct, providing and drinking alcohol with cadets, violating no-contact orders with an entire women's sports team at the academy, and soliciting cadets and another officer to lie on his behalf amid an investigation into his conduct.

    Col. William Wright, the director of the U.S. Academy's geospatial information science program, was arraigned on nine allegations Tuesday, according to court records reviewed by Military.com. He was also reassigned to a role at the academy where he does not have contact with cadets, according to an academy spokesperson.

    “West Point holds our staff and faculty to high standards,” Col. Terence Kelley, an academy spokesperson, said in a statement to Military.com. “Upon allegations that our cadre have not upheld our standards, we promptly investigate to determine the facts, protect, and assist potential victims, and hold alleged violators accountable.”

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    Wright could not be reached for comment ahead of publication. It was unclear if he had hired an attorney.

    Wright, an armor officer, faces one charge of conduct unbecoming an officer for allegedly on “one or more occasions” making sexual remarks referring to the “G-spot or words to that effect” with at least three cadets in January.

    He faces three charges of disobeying a…

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