August 3, 1989 |
From the criminal investigators who arrested him to the attorneys who defended him, everyone agreed that what U.S. Air Force Capt. Neil Clark did was not smart. The Air Force so frowned upon what he did that night in Reno last November that it court-martialed Clark. Major Michael Breslin, Clark's prosecutor, called it "conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman."
August 31, 1990 |
The Pentagon has released the identities of the 13 U.S. Air Force members who were killed and the four injured in the C-5 cargo plane crash early Wednesday near Ramstein Air Base in West Germany. Killed were Maj. John M. Gordon, pilot; Maj. Richard W. Chase, pilot; Maj. Richard M. Price, pilot; Senior Master Sgt. Carpio Villarreal Jr., flight engineer; Master Sgt. Rosendo Herrera, flight engineer; Tech. Sgt. Daniel G. Perez, loadmaster; Tech. Sgt. Lonty A. Knutson, crew chief; Staff Sgt.
May 22, 1997 |
With its court-martial of 1st Lt. Kelly J. Flinn on hold, the Air Force on Wednesday raised the stakes in the high-profile case. Its chief of staff, Gen. Ronald Fogleman, made a point of saying that the first female B-52 pilot is accused of far more serious offenses than sex with a married civilian. "In the end, this is not an issue of adultery," Fogleman told the Senate Appropriations Committee in Washington. "This is an issue about an officer entrusted to fly nuclear weapons who lied.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1997 |
Standing ramrod straight in his dress blues and spit-shined shoes, Air Force Cadet Steven T. Grace raised his right hand under the gray morning sky and recited the words he had waited four years to utter. "I, Steven Thomas Grace, having been appointed a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force do solemnly swear . . . " When he entered the rigorous ROTC program at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, he pictured this ceremony.
June 22, 1993 |
The war in the Persian Gulf lasted 92 days. The war between Air Force Reserve Col. Robert Mears and his accusers lasted more than two years--a pitched battle waged across two hemispheres by letter, phone and sworn statement, dividing men from women, reservists from regular Air Force, enlisted from officers, even officers from officers.
December 28, 1988 |
A top civilian official of the Air Force, Victor D. Cohen, "used his official position" to help consultant William M. Galvin and his defense contractor clients in exchange for "payments and other gratuities" for at least six years, according to documents released Tuesday in the Pentagon procurement scandal. An affidavit ordered unsealed Tuesday by a federal magistrate in Hyattsville, Md.