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Legal Blotter - August 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 -- The following personnel at Misawa AB were punished under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) in the month of August of 2018:

A Senior Airman from the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron received an Article 15 for violating curfew and wrongfully sharing a prescription drug. The member received a reduction to the grade of E-2 and a reprimand.

An Airman First Class from the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron received an Article 15 for driving while drunk off base. The member received a reduction to the grade of E-2, with a suspended reduction to the grade of E-1, 60 days restriction to base, and a reprimand.

A Senior Airman from the 35th Maintenance Squadron received an Article 15 for a dereliction of duty by failing to follow an operating instruction. The member received a suspended reduction to the grade of E-3, forfeiture of $419.00 pay per month for two months, 14 days extra duty, and a reprimand.

A Senior Airman from the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was involuntarily separated for Failure in Alcohol Abuse Treatment: Unwillingness to Cooperate with an Honorable Service Characterization On 6 Aug 18.

An Airman First Class from the 35th Logistic Readiness Squadron was involuntarily separated from the United States Air Force for Misconduct: Minor Disciplinary Infractions with a General Service Characterization on 7 Aug 18.

An Airman from the 35th Aircraft Maintenance was involuntarily separated for Unsatisfactory Performance: Failure to meet minimum fitness standards with an Honorable Service Characterization on 23 Aug 18.