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A Middle Georgia man arrested last spring in an online child-sex sting set up by investigators at Robins Air Force Base will spend at least a decade in prison after pleading guilty in federal court here Tuesday.

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GET IT?!?!
  • Another Navy admiral got dinged in the Fat Leonard scandal. Graft and lying to investigators, yep. He had retired and gone to work for awhile on the staff of the Senate Armed Services Committee and was up for a job in USAID, which isn't going to happen now.
  • Elsewhere in the Navy, the skipper of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 70 ("The Spartans") was removed on a "negative culture" rap. But then the Spartans themselves had a pretty negative culture.
  • One submarine skipper, 10 Filipino hookers. You do the math.
  • And the guy running Navy recruiting in Michigan got fired.
  • Bad (Navy)Lieutenant!

Meanwhile, in the air:

  • An Air Force colonel at NORAD was charged with sexual assault.
  • Awhile back, the Air Force canned the commander of a B-52 squadron, the fighting Sixty-Niners, apparently for some connection with penis drawings. Personally, I think having to live in North Dakota was punishment enough.
Retired Col. Joe Jackson poses with a permanent Medal of Honor display March 24, 2015, at the Pentagon in Washington D.C. The display depicts him and other medal recipients. (U.S. Air Force/Scott M. Ash)

Editor's Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared onMilitary.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

Medal of Honor recipient Joe M. Jackson, a retired Air Force colonel and veteran of three wars, died Sunday. He was 95.

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced Monday that Jackson had died in Washington state.

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Carrie Walls is the wife of a government employee affected by the shutdown who recently won $100,000 and a new Ford, Virginia lottery officials said (Virginia Lottery)

Winning a lottery jackpot is always great, but one veteran said her recent prize was "especially timely," the Virginia Lottery reported.

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Editor's Note: This article by Tom Philpott originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

The Army, Navy and Air Force are finalizing plans to eliminate over the next few years more than 17,000 uniformed medical billets — physicians, dentists, nurses, technicians, medics and support personnel.

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