Wednesday, March 30, 2011

No Confinement for Coast Guard Petty Officer

With the bulk of the charges dropped, a military judge sentenced PO2 Ian Howell to a reduction in rank, modified restriction to base for 30 days, and forfeiture of 2/3 of his pay for 1 month for a dereliction of duty charge in connection with the Christmas parade collision between a pleasure boat and a Coast Guard craft that left a boy dead.