The following is a list of justice and administrative actions issued at Luke Air Force Base in October:
56th Operations Group
• An airman first class received an Article 15 for being incapacitated for duty and driving under the influence of alcohol. The member received a reduction to E-2, forfeiture of $849 pay, 45 days extra duty suspended and a reprimand.
56th Maintenance Group
• A senior airman received an Article 15 for assault, communicating a threat, damaging government property and drunken/disorderly conduct. The member received a reduction to E-2, restriction to base for 45 days, 14 days extra duty and a reprimand.
• An airman first class received an Article 15 for underage drinking and driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The member received a suspended reduction to E-2, forfeitures of $849 pay per month for two months and a reprimand.
• A staff sergeant was administratively demoted for misconduct and failing to fulfill responsibilities.
Article 15 punishments for similar offenses may vary from case to case based on the circumstances of the offense and such factors as an offender’s age, military and disciplinary record, financial condition and suitability for continued service. Administrative demotions are based on the member’s entire military record and ability to overcome their deficiencies. To ensure fair administration of justice throughout the Luke community, the legal office reviews all cases.