Crime in the Military

Plea Set for Man Charged With Stealing Aircraft Carrier Specs

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NORFOLK -- A former civilian engineer with the Navy plans to plead guilty next month in connection with a scheme to steal the plans for the new $12.9 billion Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier and give them to Egypt. Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 35, of Yorktown, is set to enter into a plea agreement on June 15 in U.S. District Court. Assistant U.S. Attor... more

Soldier Charged in Scheme to Steal Fuel in Afghanistan


Army Sgt. Marvin L. Ware appeared Thursday in federal court in Honolulu on charges stemming from a scheme to steal jet fuel from Forward Operating Base Fenty, near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, in exchange for bribes from an Afghan trucking contractor. Ware, 46, who is stationed at Schofield Barracks, pleaded not guilty to one count of conspiring to ... more

Air Force Recruiter Sentenced to 55 Months for Sexual Assault

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WRIGHT-PATTERSRON AIR FORCE BASE -- An Air Force recruiter convicted of sexual assault apologized to the teenage victim and family members Thursday before he was sentenced 55 months in a military prison. Staff Sgt. Corey J. Campbell, 28, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, also was reduced in rank to E-1, the lowest enlisted military rank. He ... more

Air Force Recruiter Guilty of Sexual Assault


WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE -- A military judge has found an Air Force recruiter guilty of one count of sexual assault against a then-17-year-old girl at a Halloween party in Springdale last October. Staff Sgt. Corey J. Campbell, 28, also was found guilty of one count of adultery, two counts of abusive sexual contact involving a minor, and ... more

Coast Guardsman Accused of Lewd Behavior Released on $75,000 Bond


A 20-year-old U.S. Coast Guard seaman apprentice was released Monday from the Florida Keys jail on $75,000 bond following his arrest last week on a felony charge of lewd and lascivious behavior involving a minor. Daniel Gutierrez, arrested by Key West police Sunday, was assigned to the cutter Mohawk but since his arrest has been "assigned elsew... more

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