This 2016 mugshot photo provided by the Sierra Vista, Ariz., Police Department shows David Frodsham. Frodsham pleaded guilty to sex abuse charges in 2016 and is serving a 17-year sentence. (Sierra Vista Police Department) SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. - David Frodsham was a top civilian commander at a U.S.
air base in Afghanistan when Army commanders ordered him home after investigating multiple complaints of sexual harassment."I would not recommend placing him back into a position of authority but rather pursuing disciplinary actions at his home station," wrote one commanding officer when recommending that the Army order Frodsham to leave his post at Bagram Airfield and return to Fort Huachuca, a major Army installation in Arizona, according to a U.S.
Army investigative file obtained by The Associated Press.But when Frodsham returned to his home station in the fall of 2015, he rejoined the Network Enterprise Technology Command, the Army’s information technology service provider, where he had served as director of personnel for a global command of 15,000 soldiers and civilians, according to his Army resume.RELATED: Porn, sex charges tied to military love triangle death caseBy spring of the following year, he was arrested in Arizona for leading a child sex abuse ring that included an Army sergeant who was posting child pornography to the internet.
The victims included one of Frodsham’s adopted sons.Frodsham pleaded guilty to sex abuse charges in 2016 and is serving a 17-year sentence.