For years, the top officer in the Virginia National Guard has had a paid position with a business run by one of his subordinate officers.
Newman promoted Bonanni to the assistant adjutant general’s post in 2008 while collecting a paycheck from his company.
Air Force Times reports:
A two-star general who received a top assignment at Air Force Materiel Command six weeks after being arrested on drunken driving charges will pay a fine and spend no additional time in jail.
A Fort Hood soldier was sentenced to 18 months of confinement for allegedly possessing child pornography.
At a General Court Martial Friday morning, Staff Sergeant Kurt John Gullens pleaded and was found guilty on a Wrongful Possession of Child Pornography charge.
Gullens’ rank will also be reduced to E-1 and he will receive a bad-conduct discharge.
A Marine major was sentenced Thursday to a reprimand and 90 days’ confinement for his role in leaking intelligence documents to civilian law enforcement.
Major Mark Lowe will also forfeit $2,000 in pay for three months under punishment meted out by a court-martial at Camp Pendleton. The sentence must be approved by Lt Gen. Keith J. Stalder.
See also Marine Corps Times.
Military.com reports that:
The Navy reached a milestone of sorts in April. It was the first month of 2010 that the service didn’t have to remove a commanding officer for misconduct.