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Former Ft. Hood soldier sentenced for having child porn in Iraq

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UPDATE: Julian William Velasco IV has been sentenced to 180 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release. He was also ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.

A Ft. Hood soldier faces five counts of having or distributing child pornography, including two instances while he was stationed in Iraq.

Julian William Velasco IV was arrested by the FBI September 11 on post.  A recently unsealed indictment says in March of 2009 and July of 2011 the soldier from Waynesville, GA had child porn at military camps in Marez, Iraq and Adder, Iraq respectively.

Then, in December of 2011 Velasco is accused of receiving, possessing and trying to distribute child porn.

Velasco is in custody awaiting trial.  He could get up to 40 years in prison and more than a million dollars in fines.
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