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Legal Blotter - 1st Qtr 2018

(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 first quarter of 2018:

 

A first lieutenant received an Article 15 for hitting their spouse in the face.  The member received a reprimand.

 

An airman first class received an Article 15 for violating curfew.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of E-2, restriction to base for 60 days, and a reprimand.

 

An airman received an Article 15 for not maintaining current vehicle liability insurance or current vehicle road tax.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of E-1 and a reprimand.

 

A master sergeant received an Article 15 for driving drunk.  The member received suspended forfeitures of $504.00 for 1 month, restriction to base for 30 days, and a reprimand.

 

A senior airman received an Article 15 for attempting to possess and using steroids.  The member received a reduction to the grade of E-3, suspended reduction to the grade of E-2, and a reprimand.

 

An airman first class received an Article 15 for attempting to possess and using steroids, punching another airman first class in the face, Government Travel Card misuse, and lying to superiors.  The member received a reduction to the grade of E-2, suspended reduction to the grade of E-1, and a reprimand.

 

A senior airman received an Article 15 for driving drunk and resisting apprehension by local authorities.  The member received a reduction to the grade of E-3, suspended reduction to the grade of E-2, 23 days extra duty, and a reprimand.

 

An airman first class previously received an Article 15 for lying to superiors.  Since then, the member violated curfew.  The previous punishment of a suspended reduction to the grade of E-2 was triggered and the member received a reduction to the grade of E-2.

 

A master sergeant received an Article 15 for misusing their Government Credit Card.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of E-6 and a reprimand.

 

A senior airman received an Article 15 for lying to multiple superiors.  The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of E-3 and a reprimand.

 

A staff sergeant received an Article 15 for attempting to possess and using steroids.  The member received a reduction to the grade of E-4 and a reprimand.

 

A staff sergeant received an Article 15 for driving drunk.  The member received a reduction to the grade of E-4 and a reprimand.

 

Discharges

 

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