KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Two Ramstein Air Base airmen face courts-martial this month on charges of indecent assault stemming from an incident in a base dormitory.

Proceedings begin Tuesday for Senior Airman Michael J. Cich, a heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration apprentice with the 735th Civil Engineering Squadron, Ramstein spokesman Maj. Mike Young said in an e-mail to Stars and Stripes.

Court-martial proceedings for Airman 1st Class John J. Williams, a pavements and construction apprentice with the 735th Civil Engineering Squadron, begins May 25, the e-mail said.

Air Force Office of Special Investigations agents investigated the cases. Both courts-martial take place at the Ramstein Air Base Law Center.

The two airmen allegedly committed the offenses against one female victim on Aug. 15 in an on-base dormitory, Young said.

According to a Uniform Code of Military Justice Web site, if convicted, the airmen face a maximum penalty of a dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances and confinement for five years.

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