Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

8 Coast Guard members face punishment for drugs

Jan. 8, 2013 - 08:55AM   |   Last Updated: Jan. 8, 2013 - 08:55AM  |  
  • Filed Under

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — Eight U.S. Coast Guard members stationed in Chincoteague are facing administrative punishment following a drug investigation.

The members are connected with the Coast Guard's Sector Field Office, Aids to Navigation Team and Electronic Support Detachment on the barrier island.

Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Michael Patterson told The Daily Times that the nonjudicial punishment could be anything from extra duties to a reduction in rank.

He said a tip from outside the Coast Guard prompted the investigation, which is continuing.

Patterson would not identify the drugs or say how many members had failed drug testing.

More In News

Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

VA Home Loan
Rates

Search By:

Product Options:
Zip Code:

News for your in-box

Sign up now for free Military Times E-Reports. Choose from Money and Education. Subscribers: log in for premium e-newsletters.

This Week's Navy Times

This Week's Navy Times

Cruise pay
CNO wants to reward fleet sailors on long deployments

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

Classifieds
MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds Looking to buy, sell and connect on Military Times?
Browse expanded listings across hundreds of military installations.
Faces of valorHonoring those who fought and died in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
hall of valorThe Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran and Military Times contributing editor, and by Military Times staff.
   Last Post: garhkal
        Apr 19, 2014 3:13 PM
   Last Post: garhkal
        Apr 15, 2014 4:55 PM
   Last Post: Shaken1976
        Apr 15, 2014 5:13 PM
Handbooks

All you need to know about your military benefits.

Benefits handbook

Guard & Reserve All you need to know about the Guard & Reserve.

guard and reserve handbook