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Legal Blotter - July 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 -- During the month of July 2018, nine Misawa Airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice. Commanders used the following as a means of punishment, rehabilitation and maintaining good order and discipline.

A technical sergeant with the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron received an Article 15 for violating a technical order. The member received a suspended reduction to staff sergeant, and a reprimand.

An airman first class with the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron received an Article 15 for driving while intoxicated. The member received a reduction to airman and a reprimand.

A staff sergeant with 35th CES received an Article 15 for driving while intoxicated. The member received a reduction to senior airman, suspended forfeiture of $1,298 pay per month for two months and a reprimand.

A master sergeant with the 35th CES received an Article 15 for engaging in an unprofessional relationship with a subordinate. The member received a reduction to technical sergeant, suspended forfeiture of $1,920 pay per month for two months and a reprimand.

An airman with the 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron received an Article 15 for drinking while underage, being drunk and disorderly, damaging non-governmental property under $500 and punching a Japanese national in the face. The member received a reduction to airman basic, 45 days restriction to Misawa Air Base and a reprimand.

An airman first class with the 35th LRS received an Article 15 for drinking while underage, being drunk and disorderly and damaging non-governmental property under $500. The member received a reduction to airman, suspended reduction to airman basic, 30 days restriction to Misawa Air Base and a reprimand.

A senior airman with the 35th Maintenance Squadron received an Article 15 for being drunk and disorderly. The member received a suspended reduction to airman first class, 14 days extra duty and a reprimand.

An airman first class with the 35th MXS received an Article 15 for failing to attend multiple mandatory group physical training sessions and for failing to go to their appointed place of duty. The member received a suspended reduction to airman, seven days extra duty and a reprimand.

A staff sergeant with the 35th Security Forces Squadron received an Article 15 for dereliction of duty and making a false official statement. The member received a suspended reduction to senior airman, forfeiture of $1,298 pay for one month, 45 days extra duty and a reprimand.