A wing commander who used a fighter jet for personal trips and pocketed nearly $96,000 in extra pay for unauthorized compensatory time has left his job with the Alabama Air National Guard’s 187th Fighter Wing. LtCol Smiley’s photo, courtesy of AFT, is probably a pre-decisional one.
WDRB.com reports: The U.S. Army charged Sgt. Brent Burke at around 3 p.m. July 8 for violating Article 118 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Burke has formally been charged with two specifications of premeditated murder and it has been alleged "in that Sergeant (E-5) Brent A. Burke, U.S. Army, did at or near Rineyville, Ky. on or about Sept. 11, 2007, with premeditation, murder Tracy Burke by means of shooting her with a firearm and that he did, at or near Rineyville, Ky., on or about Sept. 11, 2007, with premeditation, murder Karen Comer by means of shooting her with a firearm.