Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix will spend the next 10 years in prison after a court-martial sentenced him Friday for abusing recruits at Parris Island, one of whom jumped over a stairwell and fell to his death after Felix slapped him.
Felix will also be reduced in rank to E1, forfeit all pay and allowances, and he will ultimately receive a dishonorable discharge, said Capt. Joshua Pena, a spokesman for Training and Education Command.
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