JUSTICE REPORT

The following is a list of actions issued in the months of August, September and October 2017 at Luke Air Force Base:

56th Maintenance Group

Courts-martial

• An airman first class was found guilty of one charge and five specifications in violation of Uniform Code of Military Justice Article 112a, wrongful use of cocaine. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman basic and a bad-conduct discharge.

• A senior airman was found guilty of one charge and one specification in violation of Article 112a, wrongful use of cocaine. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman, confinement for 30 days and a bad conduct discharge.

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• An airman first class received nonjudicial punishment for allowing an underage airman to consume alcohol at the airman first class’ residence. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman and a reprimand.

• A staff sergeant received nonjudicial punishment for going on leave without having the leave officially approved. The individual received a reduction in rank to senior airman suspended, forfeiture of $1,267 pay per month for two months and a reprimand.

• An airman first class received nonjudicial punishment for failing to send oil in for sampling and signing off saying it was done. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman suspended, 30 days extra duty and a reprimand.

• An airman first class received nonjudicial punishment for failing to document an oil servicing on an aircraft. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman suspended, 30 days extra duty and a reprimand.

• A staff sergeant received nonjudicial punishment for claiming to be on a profile and couldn’t perform a physical training test when in fact the individual was not on profile. The individual received a reduction in rank to senior airman, forfeiture of $1,267 suspended and a reprimand.

• An airman received nonjudicial punishment for underage drinking. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman basic, forfeiture of $799 suspended, 21 days extra duty and a reprimand.

• An airman received nonjudicial punishment for driving while intoxicated. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman basic, forfeiture of $799 suspended, 30 days extra duty and a reprimand.

• An airman first class received nonjudicial punishment for wrongful use of marijuana. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman and reprimand.

• A staff sergeant received nonjudicial punishment for reckless driving. The individual received a reduction in rank to senior airman, forfeiture of $1,267 and a reprimand.

56th Mission Support Group

Courts-martial

• An airman first class was found guilty of one charge and one specification in violation of Article 112a, wrongful use of cocaine. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman basic and hard labor without confinement for three months.

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• An airman first class received nonjudicial punishment for underage drinking. The individual received a reduction in rank to airman suspended, seven days extra duty and a reprimand.

Punishments for similar offenses may vary from case to case based on the circumstances of the offense and factors such as: an offender’s age, military and disciplinary record, financial condition and suitability for continued service. To ensure fair administration of justice throughout the Luke AFB community, the legal office reviews all cases.

Helpful tip:

If an Air Force member or employee of the Air Force receives a delivered writ, summons, notice of legal proceedings, or other foreign process, the individual should immediately notify the legal office.

Courtesy of the 56th Fighter Wing Legal Office

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