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Here’s some more from the Havelock News on the former MCAS Cherry Point CO:

Fast on the heels of a former Cherry Point air station commander’s guilty plea to drinking and driving charges on Monday, the government began hearing evidence Tuesday on whether he should face court martial. . . . . The attorneys had not been advised by Marine Corps trial counsel Lt. Col. Valerie Danyluk of the new charges, including wrongful use of government resources, making false statements, a continued improper relationship with a civilian employee after being warned, and wrongfully attempting to impede justice.

The Examiner reports:

Outside of the Virginia Marine Corps base at Quantico, nearly 30 protesters were arrested after refusing to leave the intersection located at the base entrance.

KIROTV reports:

Spc. Jeremy Morlock, one of five 5th Stryker Brigade soldiers out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord facing military charges of premeditated murder while deployed in Afghanistan, will face a general court-martial today.

He has a PTA.  Wall Street Journal reports what appears to be a successful providency.

Outside the Wire, a Military Times Blog reports:

The Army wants to make it tougher for drug and alcohol abusers to hide from treatment.

The Army’s top cop has ordered installation provost marshals provide “daily extracts” of the military police blotter to their drug and alcohol control officer.

Enid News reports:

The leader of a controversial flyover last fall involving instructor pilots from Vance Air Force Base has been disciplined and his military career is coming to an end.  Maj. Christopher Kopacek, a pilot with the 25th Flying Training Squadron, received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, according to a release issued Wednesday by Vance’s Public Affairs office.

St. Louis Today reports:

An airman who crashed while exiting Interstate 64 in Fairview Heights in June, killing another man, has been found guilty of negligent homicide in a court martial at Scott Air Force Base.

LA Times reports:

The driver of a Coast Guard patrol vessel that collided with a civilian boat and killed an 8-year-old boy on San Diego Bay was acquitted Tuesday of the most serious charges, including involuntary manslaughter, but was found guilty of a lesser charge.

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