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  • Airman sentenced to confinement Jan. 28

    An Airman from the 35th Security Forces Squadron was found guilty at a general court-martial held at Misawa Air Base on January 28, 2014, of endangering the physical health of his one-month old daughter by causing her serious bodily injury.Airman Leightenheimer was found guilty of intentionally causing a serious injury to his one-month old daughter
  • Airman found guilty of sexual assault

    Senior Airman Madison J. Albright, 35th Maintenance Squadron, was found guilty at a general court martial for sexually assaulting a fellow Airman in a dorm room on base on two separate occasions on March 29,. After careful deliberation, the court members found Albright guilty of sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a
  • Misawa airman found guilty of recklessly operating a vehicle

    On January 29, 2013, Airman First Class Lewis A. Ortiz, 35th Force Support Squadron, pled guilty to reckless driving during a Summary Court Martial held at Misawa AB, Japan.On 2 September 2012, now Airman Basic Ortiz was the designated driver for three other Airmen. Rather than take his designated driver responsibilities seriously, he demonstrated
  • Misawa UCMJ disciplinary actions 15 Mar.-15 Apr. 2012

    COURT-MARTIAL There were no Court Martial's during this time.NONJUDICIAL PUNISHMENTSOffense Description: A Master Sgt. had a sexual relationship with a subordinate and got her pregnant.Violated: Art. 134 - Adultery Art. 92 - Failure to ObeyPunishment Imposed:· Reduction to E-6· ReprimandOffense Description: Staff Sgt. entered a dorm room that was
  • Airman found guilty of multiple offenses

    Senior Airman Justin J. Lyle, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, was found guilty at a special court-martial held at Misawa Air Base, Japan April 4, 2013. He was charged with departing from his place of duty at a unit urinalysis sweep without authorization, violating the Pacific Air Forces Commander general order on intoxicating substances by using
  • Airman found guilty of child abuse

    Airman Jason A. Pate, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan was found guilty at a general court-martial held at Misawa Air Base on August 17, 2012 of intentionally maiming and causing serious bodily injuries to his 3-month-old son.A panel of officer and enlisted court members served as the jury for the one-week trial and found
  • I've got the power....of attorney

    This is the final part of a three story series highlighting Air Force Legal Assistance Month.You are about to have a permanent change of station or deploy, but you still have bills to finish paying or things that still need to be taken care of. You can't be there yourself, so you are going to need a trusted friend or family member to help you
  • Your life, your decision

    Editor's note: This is part two of a three story series highlighting Air Force Legal Assistance Month.Imagine you are hospitalized with a coma, and although you are unable to make medical decisions, they still must be made. You need someone to take actions on your behalf.A living will allows you to state your desires regarding medical treatment
  • Make your last will your first priority

    Editor's Note: This is part one of a three story series highlighting Air Force Legal Assistance Month.As many ways as there are to prolong life, scientists have yet to find a way to make us live forever. That is why it is important to prepare your last will and testament, so you can ensure your affairs are in order before you pass. A will is your
  • Misawa Air Base releases results of recent disciplinary actions

    The following information is released in accordance with Air Force Instruction 35-104, Media Operations.COURT MARTIALAirman Found Guilty of Assaulting a ChildAirman First Class Travis D. Watkins, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron, pled guilty during a Special Court Martial here February 24th for assaulting a child under the age of 16 years.A military