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Coast Guard reports indicates that:

fred-myerRear Adm. Gary T. Blore, commander of the Thirteenth Coast Guard District, has relieved Capt. Fredrick G. Myer from his duties as commander of U.S. Coast Guard Sector Portland, Ore., Friday, citing alleged misconduct due to a violation of military regulations, specifically unauthorized use of a government computer.

Specifically, Capt. Myer was found, during an investigation, to have repeatedly viewed pornographic and other restricted internet sites on a government computer.

The Advocate reports that:

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network is calling on the secretary of the Navy to discharge a soldier with a “less than honorable” status and reduced retirement pay after an internal investigation concluded the sailor had, in fact, abused a subordinate sailor using antigay and homophobic hazing.

Military.com reports that:

Canada’s appellate court has ruled a U.S. Army deserter’s beliefs must be taken into account in deciding whether to deport him back to the United States.