NAVY LT (J.G.) PLEADS GUILTY TO CHARGE OF DERELICTION OF DUTY IN COLLISION TRAGEDY WHEN USS FITZGERALD BADLY DAMAGED AT SEA
SARAH COPPOCK (OFFICER OF THE DECK) SAYS SHE “ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY” FOR LOSS OF SEVEN SAILORS KILLED IN THE CRASH –
FEMALE OFFICER GETS FINE OF ONE-HALF PAY A MONTH FOR THREE MONTHS – LETTER OF ADMONITION NO WORD ON IF SHE WILL REMAIN IN NAVY
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WASHINGTON NAVY YARD — “Not a day goes by when I haven’t thought what I could have done differently,” said Navy LT (J.G.) Sarah Coppock.
The OOD (officer of the deck) back in June last year, when her ship, the USS Fitzgerald, was rammed at sea by the much larger container vessel Crystal, pleaded guilty to charges of “dereliction of duty” and will be fined one half a month’s pay for three months, as well as receive a letter of admonishment for her failure to perform her duties properly.
“I take full responsibility,” the choked up junior officer said at her sentencing here in the nation’s capital. We are told that her willingness to admit she froze and didn’t contact the destroyer’s skipper or the tin can’s communication center in the minutes before the Fitzgerald was “t-boned” by the larger craft.
WILL COPPOCK REMAIN IN THE NAVY?
Scapegoat, or deserving of punishment, Coppock may get to stay in the Navy. There has been no comment from the usual sources when a ship’s officer is on their way to be tossed overboard.
The brass wants to make sure no one thinks this case is just a mild slap-on-the-wrist. “The Navy will not accept complacency, negligence, or other behaviors,” read a news release handout to reporters here at the Navy Yard.
This was the first of two deadly collisions at sea last year. The destroyer USS McCain was also involved in a navigational crash in August, a little less than a month after the Fitzgerald tragedy. In the McCain crash, ten sailors lost their lives.
A DISCUSSION ABOUT REAR ADMIRAL (RADM) RONNY L. JACKSON, USN
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There are lessons to be learned in the whole evolution surrounding Ronny Jackson. Jackson, a doctor in the Navy was first appointed to the role of Physician to the President on July 25, 2013 by Barack Obama, he was retained by Donald Trump after his inauguration in 2017.
In 2018, President Trump nominated Jackson to be United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs to succeed David Shulkin who got into some trouble by spending the taxpayer’s money too freely even for Washington standards. On April 26, 2018, Jackson withdrew his nomination as Secretary of Veterans Affairs amidst widely publicized allegations of misconduct and mismanagement while serving in the White House.
Jackson, with his all-American look and pearly white smile was confronted with the elusive “unnamed source” and allegations that he wrecked a government car while driving under the influence. And, then there were other allegations involving things characterized as “misconduct.” We discovered that it was Obama holdover Dr. Jennifer Pena who was the doctor for VP Mike Pence, that leaked lies about ADM Jackson the FBI and Secret Service could not substantiate. Within 24 hours after Dr. Pena was exposed by MilitaryCorruption.com, Dr. Pena resigned as doctor for the Vice-President.
It used to be that reporters provided names of the accusers or they would not print the article. Unnamed-source journalism was reserved for the gossip columnists in Hollywood. Now every so-called reporter uses “unnamed sources” to write their article and does little in the way of vetting. When these allegations surfaced about Jackson, he and the President had a decision to make, fight it out or throw in the towel.
An innocent man who wants the job should always fight it out. If they don’t have the stomach for the cesspool we call Washington D.C., then he shouldn’t have even accepted the nomination from the President. If these unnamed sources were a figment of someone’s imagination, one of the Trump haters, then Jackson should have said on live TV, ‘I demand to hear directly from my accusers and confront these lies head on.’ With that, the evil ones move back into the shadows and wait for another victim.
Bottom line is that Jackson had some issues. Whether those issues were such that he was disqualified to hold the job of VA Secretary, that’s a matter for the slime-ball politicians to decide. You know the ones, they will publicly eviscerate some poor slob for having an affair, while they are screwing the neighbor’s wife. The sad fact is that many of our so-called leaders are the worst kind of hypocrites in the world.
Oh, and one more thing. One of the main purposes of our website is to eliminate the two-tiered military justice system. Once someone is promoted in the admiral’s club, they are protected. Things that a lieutenant would be dishonorably discharged for are ignored for the admirals. Could it be the admiral’s club could no longer protect Jackson once he was thrown into the harsh spotlight of Capitol Hill? Activities that are concealed in the admiral’s club sometimes are thrown into the light of day for all the world to see.
Old Ronny Jackson, may be a good doctor and fine officer. Who can tell at this point. All we know is that he threw his hat in the ring and as allegations began to surface, anonymously or not, he elected not to fight it out. Why is unclear, but we think there was some fire in that smoke.
NOTE: We use unnamed sources because many are whistle blowers who risk all sorts of retaliation especially if they work in the military at some level. We do our level best to vet all the tips we receive and write our stories in such a way to put our readers on guard if the tipster turns out to be a ruse from the government to discredit us. Remember, our government is an expert at disinformation campaigns. We generally have enough experience to ferret out the charlatans from a real tipster, with credible information. Many times, we hear of unbelievably outrageous behavior or incidents that, if true, should be exposed. We promise our readers to do our very best to separate the chaff from the wheat. If we are guarded in our belief, then we will write the story accordingly. We will write the story because we want others to come forward to clarify what really occurred or did not occur. The objective is to expose criminal or ethical misconduct in the military wherever we find it, in the hope the American people will help us to rid ourselves of self-serving military members who need to find some other line of work or spend some time in the detention barracks at Ft. Leavenworth, KS.
NAVAL ACADEMY SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDS DISMISSING THREE MIDSHIPMEN FOR USING DRUGS N.C.I.S. PROBE UNCOVERED ONETIME FUTURE NAVAL OFFICERS USED COCAINE, MUSHROOMS, KETAMINE AND ECSTACY – REPORT OTHERS BEING DISCIPLINED FOR NOT REPORTING THE BEHAVIOR
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Make the “druggies” pay the government back for the money wasted on their education at the U.S. Naval Academy. We here at MI.com have no sympathy for the fools who have squandered an opportunity few others in the Navy will ever have.
The latest news from Annapolis is that VADM Ted Carter has made the decision to boot at least three midshipmen for the drug abuse. Once approved by the acting Secretary of the Navy, these scum will be separated from the USNA and live out their lives knowing they brought disgrace upon themselves and the Naval service.
According to sources within the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, the midshipmen had been indulging in cocaine, mushrooms, ketamine, and Ecstacy. Chester Nimitz must be spinning in his grave!
IS USNA A MIRROR OF OUR “SICK” SOCIETY?
The NCIS probe was launched late last year when several honorable midshipmen reported there was trouble in the 23rd Company. They tipped investigators much of the drug abuse was centered there.
As reported earlier by MilitaryCorruption.com (see related stories below) drug-sniffing dogs were brought into the barracks at 0530 one February morning to catch the druggies. The entire brigade of some 4500 midshipmen had to submit to a drug test.
One female drug user, suspected of possessing the substance, tried to flee the academy grounds but was apprehended and brought in for questioning. We hear she later confessed to use of the banned substances.
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DRUG RING AT U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY UNDER INVESTIGATION – FEMALE CADET SUSPECTED OF SELLING COCAINE – NCIS NABS HER AFTER DRUG-SNIFFING DOG CHECKED HER ROOM SHE BEING SQUEEZED TO NAME OTHERS NCIS LOOKING AT UP TO TWO DOZEN MID-SHIPMEN INVOLVED – EARLY MORNING DRUG TEST FOR ALL 4500 MEMBERS OF BRIGADE
BUSTED FOR DRUGS – FEMALE SUPER ATHLETE AND AIR FORCE ACADEMY GRAD GETS JAIL-TIME AND DISMISSAL FROM SERVICE AT CONCLUSION OF COURT-MARTIAL AT RAF LAKENHEATH – FOXY 1LT STEPHANIE FRICK’S METEORIC CAREER CRASHES INTO THE GROUND
“SPICE” EPIDEMIC SPREADS TO BOLLING AFB FIVE MEMBERS OF THE HONOR GUARD BUSTED FOR USING NEW DRUG – SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA POPULAR ON ALL AIR FORCE INSTALLATIONS MORE AND MORE AIRMEN EXPERIMENTING WITH MIND-ALTERING SUBSTANCE – FIVE CADETS EXPELLED FOR GETTING “HIGH” ON SPICE AT US AIR FORCE ACADEMY – LAST YEAR AT HILL AFB, HALF DOZEN AIRMEN CAUGHT USING DRUG
DID NAVY’S TOP ATTORNEY UNDERMINE A WAR CRIMES CASE BROUGHT AGAINST THREE SEALS? MILITARY JUDGE (CMDR ARTHUR GASTON) IN SAN DIEGO RULES JAG VICE ADM JAMES CRAWFORD DID JUST THAT – UNLAWFUL COMMAND INFLUENCE POISON THAT EATS AT HEART OF JUSTICE SYSTEM
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A monkey wrench may have been thrown into the prosecution of three Navy SEALS who have been accused of abusing male prisoners in Afghanistan some six years ago.
Military Judge CMDR Arthur Gaston, sitting in San Diego, has ruled that top JAG, Navy VICE ADM James Crawford III did just that in a case that was first brought to light by a major story in the New York TIMES. Crawford, if he indeed exerted unlawful command influence, could have short-circuited a fair trial for the three accused enlisted men.
They are: Special Warfare PO1 Daniel V. Dambrosio Jr., and two Special Warfare CPOs, Xavier Silva and David W. Swarts.
UNDUE INFLUENCE IS INSIDIOUS
The men are accused of taking part in the kicking and beating of Afghan prisoners in Uruzgan Province back in May of 2012. The alleged incident is said to have taken place at Village Stability Platform Kalach.
This is not the first time top JAG Crawford has been accused of stepping over the line when it comes to exerting undue influence on a military case. He is alleged to have unlawfully inserted himself into the 2015 rape court martial of SR CHIEF Special Warfare Operator Keith Barry (see related stories below).
Crawford also is suspected by defense attorneys of placing his thumb on the scale in the May 2016 investigation of Navy SMN James Lovelace’s pool drowning during initial SEAL training. Do any of our readers have some information on this that they’d like to share with us? We will keep your identity confidential.
MOMENTOUS DECISION BY COURT OF MILITARY APPEALS COULD LEAD TO JUSTICE FOR WRONGLY CONVICTED SR/CPO KEITH BARRY – NAVY SEAL WAS VICTIM OF UNLAWFUL COMMAND INFLUENCE SAYS NATION’S HIGHEST MILITARY TRIBUNAL – IN EARTH-SHAKING RULING, GRANTS PETITION FOR “INDEPENDENT” INVESTIGATION INTO WHETHER TWO NAVY ADMIRALS ILLEGALLY INTERVENED IN BARRY’S CASE TO ENSURE POLITICALLY-CORRECT RESULT – SLAP-DOWN FOR LIKES OF NAVY JUDGE BETHANY PAYTON-O’BRIEN – RETIRED ADMIRAL PATRICK LORGE BLOWS WHISTLE ON PRESSURE HE PUT UNDER TO MAKE SURE BARRY CONVICTED DESPITE FACT SAILOR INNOCENT OF SEX CHARGES
SECOND RETIRED FLAG OFFICER REVEALS POLITICAL PRESSURE BROUGHT TO BEAR ON HIM TO “SIGN OFF” ON COURT-MARTIAL CONVICTIONS OF INNOCENT MEN – REAR ADM. PATRICK LORGE SAYS IN SIGNED AFFIDAVIT THAT TOP NAVY BRASS LEANED ON HIM AS “CONVENING AUTHORITY” IN SENIOR CHIEF KEITH BARRY CASE – BALL-BUSTER JUDGE, CAPT BETHANY PAYTON-O’BRIEN, GAVE HIGHLY-DECORATED SEAL THREE YEARS IN PRISON ON SPECIOUS “SEX-ASSAULT” CHARGE – LORGE ASKS FORGIVENESS FOR “FAILURE IN LEADERSHIP”