- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 11, 2016

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - The Air Force has scheduled an August court-martial for a high-ranking officer charged with rape, assault and adultery.

Officials said Tuesday the trial of Col. Eugene Caughey (KAW’-hee) will begin Aug. 8.

Caughey is accused of raping a woman in late 2014 or early 2015 at Schriever (SHREE’-vur) Air Force Base, Colorado.

His civilian attorney, Ryan Coward, declined to comment Wednesday.

Caughey is also charged with indecent filming or photography, dereliction of duty, failure to obey a lawful order and conduct unbecoming an officer.

Prosecutors have said he committed adultery several times, photographed his exposed genitals while in uniform and groped women on two occasions.

Caughey’s most recent assignment was with the Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base. Peterson and Schriever are both near Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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