Former Fort Campbell soldier to serve 1 year for selling weapons.

A former Fort Campbell soldier has been sentenced to 12…

A former Fort Campbell soldier has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison, followed by two years of supervised release for selling two machine guns and distributing explosive materials without a license, David J. Hale U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky announced Friday.

Eric D. Waldman, a former active duty infantryman with Company A, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, pleaded guilty to three counts of a federal indictment on Sept. 14, according to a Justice Department news release. He was sentenced May 12 by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Thomas B. Russell.

According to court records, Waldman was a soldier when the offenses were committed. The federal indictment states on Jan. 17, 2010, in Christian County, Ky., Waldman sold an SW5 9 mm machine gun to an undercover ATF agent for $5,500.

Source: The Leaf Chronicle.

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