Up periscope – 280110

Moral:  when you go AWOL you can’t keep running if you run out of gas.  As I drive I-95 I often see military convoys.  It had not occurred to me that one or more of the drivers was in the process of going AWOL.image

An Army private is in custody in Daytona Beach for being absent without leave from Fort Stewart in Georgia.

Sean Aaron Johnson was discovered Tuesday after the military Humvee he was driving ran out of gas on the side of Interstate 95.

Army Times reports.

Larson added that, although Johnson is in the Army Reserves, because he was not on active duty at the time of the incident – which began on federal property – the FBI has been charged with heading up the investigation.

Savannahnow reports.  (photo credit to savannahnow.com)

A panel of U.S. military judges has heard the first direct appeal of a convicted detainee at Guantanamo Bay.

VOA News reports.

Lance Cpl. Sean Bradley was feeling hard up for cash. He and another Camp Pendleton Marine tossed around moneymaking ideas.  In the end, they chose a loser.  Bradley, 24, pleaded guilty yesterday to stealing truckloads of spent ammunition casings from the base firing range where he worked and selling them as scrap metal, raking in nearly $31,000.

San Diego.com reports.

The commander of the Charleston Naval Weapons Station has been reassigned after he was arrested on a charge of soliciting a prostitute.

Navy Times reports.

FederalEvidenceReview has some interesting questions about the GVR in Briscoe.