UPDATE: FRIDAY 2/24/2023 3:21 p.m.

(COLORADO SPRINGS) — According to a spokesperson with the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), the charges against Cadet Palmer Collett were dismissed before the previously scheduled court martial took place.

USAFA said the court martial was cancelled because “additional evidence” was discovered that resulted in “a decision by the convening authority to withdraw and dismiss the charge and specifications.”

ORIGINAL STORY: USAFA cadet court martial for alleged sexual abuse

FRIDAY 2/17/2023 4:41 p.m.

A general court-martial for a cadet facing charges related to sexual abuse is slated for Monday, Feb. 20, according to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA).

Cadet Palmer Collett faces two specifications of abusive sexual contact in violation of Article 120, Uniform Code of Military Justice, states USAFA.