Ruben Colon was a US soldier who was charged with waterboarding a foster son his family was housing as punishment for wetting his bed. He is the second soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, near Yelm, Washington, to face charges for waterboarding their children. Joshua Tabor, had been charged with waterboarding his daughter, just a few months prior.
- Caleb Hannan (2010-08-26). "There are appropriate ways and inappropriate ways to deal with a kid". Seattle Weekly. https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/there-are-appropriate-ways-and-inappropriate-ways-to-deal-with-a-kid/. Retrieved 2019-08-11.
- Jeremy Pawloski (2010-08-26). "Soldier guilty of child abuse". The Olympian. https://www.theolympian.com/news/local/crime/article25262827.html. Retrieved 2019-08-11. "In return for Tabor’s plea, a prosecutor agreed to amend Tabor’s charges from second-degree child assault to third-degree child assault and recommended that he serve two years of community service and two years of community custody under the state Department of Corrections."