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Notices of estate

Anyone having claims against or who is indebted to the estate of Cpl. James T. Lindsey, C Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, may contact 1st Lt. Daniel C. Talmadge, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Bn., 509th PIR, at 384-2401/1099.

Anyone having claims against or who is indebted to the estate of Cpl. Cody A. Putman, B Troop, 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, may contact 2nd Lt. Jason M. Pavlik, 164th Military Police Company, at (814) 573-1541.

Anyone having claims against or who is indebted to the estate of Spc. John G. Borbonus, A Troop, 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, may contact 1st Lt. Julius L. Pickett, F Company, 725th Brigade Support Battalion, at 384-2984 or (907) 317-3289.


Snow tire season extended

Alaska’s Department of Public Safety extended snow tire season until May 15. Motorists are required to remove studded tires by that date or face citations and fines.


Turn down the music

A U.S. Army Alaska policy letter prohibits excessive noise on post. Drivers may be cited if their music can be heard beyond 50 feet of the vehicle. The policy applies to anyone with on-post driving privileges.


Health benefits explained

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Assistance Day is Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Training Room D of Bldg. 56. Representatives from Blue Cross Blue Shield and Government Employees Health Association will be available to answer questions.


Crime & Punishment

A sergeant from Fort Wainwright was punished at a field grade Article 15 reading for driving under the influence of alcohol, in violation of Article 111 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. He was reduced to specialist, ordered to forfeit $250 pay per month for two months and was given extra duty and restriction for 45 days, which was suspended for 30 days.

A sergeant from Fort Richardson was punished at a field grade Article 15 reading for driving under the influence of alcohol, in violation of Article 111 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. He was reduced to specialist and was given extra duty for 14 days.

A private (E-2) from Fort Richardson was punished at a company grade Article 15 reading for being absent without leave from March 9 through 15, in violation of Article 86 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. He was reduced to private (E-1), ordered to perform extra duty for 45 days and was given restriction for 45 days.

A sergeant from Fort Richardson was punished at a field grade Article 15 reading for wrongfully and without authority wearing a Ranger tab, in violation of Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. He was reduced to specialist and was given extra duty for 45 days.

A private first class from Fort Wainwright was punished at a field grade Article 15 reading for driving under the influence of alcohol, in violation of Article 111 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and for leaving the scene of the accident without making his identity known, in violation of Article 134 of the UCMJ. He was reduced to private (E-1), ordered to forfeit $650 pay per month for two months and was given extra duty and restriction for 45 days. 

A private (E-2) from Fort Wainwright was punished at a field grade Article 15 reading for using cocaine, in violation of Article 112a of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. He was reduced to private (E-1), ordered to forfeit $650 pay per month for two months and was given extra duty and restriction for 45 days.