Legal Blotter - 4th Qtr 2017

(U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)

(U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan --

Nonjudicial Punishments (Article 15):

The following personnel at Misawa AB were punished under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) in the fourth quarter of 2017:

 

Two staff sergeants each received an Article 15 for a technical order violation.  The members each received a suspended reduction to the grade of senior airman and a reprimand.

 

A senior airman received an Article 15 for being drunk while on duty.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of airman and 30 days extra duty.

 

A senior airman received an Article 15 for violating a No Contact Order issued by their commander.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of airman first class and a reprimand.

 

An airman first class received an Article 15 for punching another airman first class in the face.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of airman, forfeiture of $90.00 pay per month for two months, and a reprimand.

 

An airman first class received an Article 15 for lying to security forces patrolmen about a fight.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of airman, restriction to base for 14 days, and a reprimand.

An airman first class received an Article 15 for underage drinking and punching a staff sergeant in the face.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of airman, restriction to base for 30 days, 15 days extra duty, and a reprimand.

 

A master sergeant received an Article 15 for drunk driving.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of technical sergeant, forfeiture of $400.00 pay per month for two months, and a reprimand.

 

A technical sergeant received an Article 15 for threatening to give a Letter of Counseling unless the subordinate gave the member a bottle of whiskey.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of staff sergeant and a reprimand.

 

Discharges

 

An airman basic was involuntarily separated for Drug Abuse with a General Service Characterization.

 

An airman first class was involuntarily separated for Misconduct:  Minor Disciplinary Infractions with a General Service Characterization.