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Fired Air Force Academy Commandant Plans to File Complaint

December 5, 2019

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The former commandant of cadets at the Air Force Academy intends to file an Article 138 redress of wrongs complaint under the Uniform Code of Military Justice in coming weeks to remedy her removal from the position, according to her lawyer.

Larry Youngner, an attorney for the law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC, told Federal News Network radio in a recent interview that Brig. Gen. Kristin Goodwin, who was removed from the academy amid an investigation earlier this year, will seek redress against her then-commanding officer, academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria.

“That allows subordinates to ask a commander to correct a wrong,” Youngner said during the interview.

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