The Associated Press: WWII Pilot’s Remains Will Join Those of his Son at Arlington
By Matthew Cox: Marines Hope to Prevent Mass Shootings by Stressing FBI Reporting
“Commanders are ultimately responsible for the reporting of all CJI to the FBI,” the message states.
Marine Corps officials said in the message that the Gun Control Act prohibits possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person who meets any of the following conditions:
Has been convicted at a general court-martial of any offense punishable by more than one year of confinement, regardless of the amount of confinement actually awarded or imposed
Is a fugitive from justice
Is an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance
Is found incompetent to stand trial or found not guilty by reason of lack of mental responsibility at trial by special or general court-martial
Has received either a dishonorable discharge or dismissal, for officers, at a general court-martial
Is subject to a civilian court-issued restraining order
Has been convicted at a special or general court-martial or in a civilian court of a crime of domestic violence.
Press Gaggle By Deputy Secretary Shanahan
Stars and Stripes | By Caitlin Doornbos: Petty Officer Gets 2-Year Sentence After Assaulting Sailor, Strangling Civilian
The judge ultimately sentenced Garcia to two years confinement. Further, the judge ordered Garcia’s discharge from the Navy on bad conduct and his paygrade to be reduced to E-1, according to court documents. He will not have to register as a sex offender.
Prior to his sentencing, Garcia had spent 18 days in confinement. Those days will count toward his 24-month sentence.
The Ronald Reagan was listed as the 15th highest-risk Navy command for female sailors to experience sexual assault, according to a Rand Corp. report released in September. In 2014, about 10 percent of women assigned to the Yokosuka-based carrier reported being sexually assaulted, according to the study.
The Ronald Reagan is homeported in Yokosuka, Japan, but was based in San Diego at the time of the 2014 study.
By Amy Bushatz: Better Childcare May Help Military Families More Than a Pay Raise, Study Finds
“If we’re trying to listen to a population that feels they don’t have a voice, then pie charts don’t seem appropriate,” he said. “Instead of giving them charts, we should be giving them a microphone.”