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May-15-96

Sailor Discharged After Sexually Harassing Women

Chief Petty Officer George Powell has been discharged from the Navy. Powell had been convicted of groping two women sailors - one aboard a commercial airplane in October - was penalized in rank and pay, and was sentenced to 89 days in confinement. Powell, 49, will not receive retirement benefits, but he is eligible to apply for Veterans Administration medical benefits.

Media Resources: The Washington Post - May 15, 1996