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Navy Times reports:  The former executive officer of the Mayport, Fla.-based cruiser Gettysburg received non-judicial punishment for sexual misconduct and a likely forced retirement at an admiral’s mast hearing in Norfolk Monday morning, the Navy announced.

Marine Corps Times reports on Mids spicing up life.   On June 13, four Naval Academy midshipmen snuck aboard the decommissioned carrier. The mids ascended through the empty carrier, decommissioned 17 years ago, until they reached the pilothouse. Saratoga is moored in Coddington Cove, on a pier at Naval Station Newport, R.I., which the mids were visiting for their summer cruise.  And that’s when they decided to take things, according to academy spokesman Lt. Cmdr. William Marks. Gauges. A gyrocompass. Display dials.

Navy Times reports:  When the Navy discovered an exam-cheating ring aboard one of its submarines, it swiftly fired the commanding officer and kicked off 10 percent of the crew

Vandenberg AFB reports that:  A staff sergeant assigned to the 576th Flight Test Squadron was sentenced with a reduction to airmen basic, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, 16 months confinement, and a Bad Conduct Discharge, for indecent acts on two separate occasions, at a general court-martial July 14.

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