Gen. Kristin Goodwin, Commandant of Cadets at the Air Force Academy, is at the center of a supplemental complaint filed with the Defense Department's Inspector General's Office. For instance, an Air Force master sergeant who worried that a subordinate might send complaints to the IG or Congress had the subordinate’s emails … In a statement provided to Air Force Times, Dunlop’s lawyer, Gary Myers, said that Dunlop’s efforts to reform SAPCO led to the inspector general’s complaint. If you have a concern and are unsure if you should file a complaint, contact your local IG office for guidance. There’s someone your Flight Chief works for, go to them. As soon as he walked in he turned his back to me and only addressed the other SSgt. The ig is there to protect the commander and the AF from people fucking them. If anybody has ever out processed for PCS/separating reasons you know its a hectic and stressful time. He asked at least three times a week if I was sure about my decision and I told him I was adamant about getting out. You don't have to put yourself on the line. Share. - Educated 1K at base Newcomers/CC Calls; briefed AFIS and CRP--processed 32% more complaints than previous yr - Supported tech trng FWA case; 800+ Amn affected--164 lost CPUs found/put on network/reopened 17D skills course - Guided 2d largest tech trng wg; 167 cases/15 congressionals/8 O-6 rpts--94% solved 7 days/76% above SAF/IG std If fact all future discussions about this have to made directly to us, then we will decide if you can elevate it. I dropped the complaint at that point and requested through FOIA the documents from the IG so I could see what rationalization they had for … Posted by u/[deleted] 1 year ago. Even though that complaint circumvented the Air Force chain of command, it was considered a protected communication under the Military Whistleblower Protection Act , which safeguards communications from service members reporting violations of laws or regulations. However I know he used to be IG so he might put his bias aside and try to help. Community for current, future, and past members of the US Air Force. This doesn't necessarily screw up any specific plans, but it adds another stressor because it's another two weeks that I'm without this mandatory class that is recommended to attend a year before you separate, but that's neither here nor there. Either way, at least talk to the IG to get protected communication established. The logo for the social network Reddit Reddit; Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Air Force of the United States of America. Operation … This AFI requires the complaining Airman to: a) File the Article 138 complaint in writing; b) Within 180 days of the alleged wrongful act or omission of the commander; c) Submit the Art. I got introduced myself and he asked what my intentions for the Air Force was and I was undecided. The wrongdoing you would put on your IG complaint would be Abuse of Authority. You have a better chance of winning on a scratch off. So right, some complaints are simply not credible. "The Air Force Academy is looking forward to having Brigadier General (select) Goodwin join the team," Herritage said. But he strikes me as the guy to listen to me while I'm talking to him and completely dismiss me as soon as I leave. An Article 138 (UCMJ) complaint, for instances of specific abuse, discriminatory practices of a superior officer, or where the command is not following regulations. Air Force Instruction (AFI) 51-904 sets out the procedures for filing an Art. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Well, I like the idea of it because I would like to handle it at the lowest level. I would ask/email AFRC for guidance in their regs regading that, for an official paper trail. My flight chief learned that I was scheduled to be off the flight line for a whole week prepping for my life outside the Air Force (that might be a fucked up way to write that sentence) and he called the Airman and Family Readiness Center and had them reschedule me for a different TAP class. Another question to ask the AFRC specifically is: who (and under what reasons) is authorized to change your appointments? From your post, it doesn't sound like you've tried to address it within the chain of command. Anyways, we are prepping for some pretty heavy stuff but we are not undermanned by any means. Wow, everybody here gets that. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. I have a sneaky suspicion it doesn't actually involve the SCOTUS. You're as good as gone. I am going to wait for the commander to talk to them before doing that and my commander even said he might even bring this up for the Wing commander to call because something doesn't seem right with the … This seemed to have some effect initially. Brig. An individual identified that his section's NCOIC, ANCOIC, OIC, and his rater had each taken a 50 in LED TV home and but reported them missing/stolen. 4 years ago. The first thing the IG will ask is if you e worked it through your chain. Press J to jump to the feed. 3 hours ago. This individual files complaints for themselves, for others in the unit, for the bagger at the commissary, the engraver at the base awards shop, for the Burger King cashier, and for the military working dog down the street....for anybody, anywhere, and for anything. He tries to talk everybody into staying in the AF and doing 20 even if they will kill themselves at their 20 year mark he doesnt care. You never know, it may very well clear the air at the lowest possible level. But I will give you context and example. My rater had me over for Thanksgiving he has one still in the box. Yup this. Why'd they go out of their way to change how reprisal works in the UCMJ?? That's not just the military. Just say you have outprocessing appointments every day. That makes a lot of sense. The Air Force civilian employee — referred to as “Complainant” throughout the heavily redacted report — began notifying his superiors of the timecard abuse in January 2010, according to the report. Pentagon IG Complaint names former FBI Director Robert Mueller as knowledgeable party in child trafficking connected to U.S. Air Force Posted: July 20, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: 58201 news, 58201 weather, Casey Anthony, CIA kidnapping, deep state, Jacob Wetterling, James Comey, JonBenet Ramsey, Minnesota News, North Dakota News, President Trump, Robert Mueller. Join the circle jerk, keep your head down or get railroaded out the door. They also refuse to have them return them. The leadership then tells the Airmen drop it your going to get a referral performance report. Oh but you're a little trouble maker here is an LOC from three weeks after you told on them, that says you misspelled a word. Look, whatever is going on with the job will have to absorb you not being there. However, many Department of the Air Force civilian complaints (e.g., discrimination, sexual harassment, and conditions of employment) may be referred to other agencies. My advice is to just say “yes sir” while outprocesisng the hell out of there. All the CC has to do is justify it by saying he needs to know to avoid any possible future conflicts with religion, he is being proactive by knowing who needs to work nights during daytime fasting season, who might … However, many Department of the Air Force civilian complaints (e.g., discrimination, sexual harassment, and conditions of employment) may be referred to other agencies. The Secretary of the Air Force, Complaints Resolution Directorate (SAF/IGQ) administers the Air Force Inspector General (IG) Complaints Resolution Program for the Air Force community. Wtf is with these IG complaints lately? My flight chief learned that I was scheduled to be off the flight line for a whole week prepping for my life outside the Air Force (that might be a fucked up way to write that sentence) and he called the Airman and Family Readiness Center and had them reschedule me for a different TAP class. Many counselors dislike IG complaints because the client has virtually no control, is generally ignored, and often finds the investigator hostile. I was in on an IG session where a SSgt complained that they wished they were on swings instead of days, because then they would have more time with their spouse. level 2. Comment deleted by user 4 years ago. There have been several women the past few years in my unit that have had babies, they all got leave. However, many Department of the Air Force civilian complaints (e.g., discrimination, sexual harassment, and conditions of employment) may be referred to other agencies. I really hope OP follows up and provides context, but I'm not holding my breath. The case involves an instructor pilot at Laughlin Air Force Base — one of the three currently at the center of another IG review directed by the Air Force Chief of Staff. Air Force Inspector General (IG) Complaints Resolution Program for the Air Force community. I agree with all of the people above, the IG would just package up the info you gave them and hand it to your commander to handle. Completion: None: Status No Responsive Documents. In the eyes of the IG, abuse of authority needs the following, which I believe your situation meets: Abuse of Authority—An arbitrary and capricious exercise of power by a military … Up channel this up as far as you feel like it until you receive the same answer enough times or get a new response. The IG memo did not state what prompted this latest review, but with the military under enormous pressure to eliminate sexual assault within the ranks, such evaluations have become fairly routine. SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE AIR FORCE INSTRUCTION 36-2706 5 OCTOBER 2010 Personnel EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM MILITARY AND CIVILIAN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS PUBLICATION IS MANDATORY ACCESSIBILITY: Publications and forms are available on the e-Publishing website at www.e-publishing.af.mil for downloading or ordering. But even when complaints are pursued, airmen have little expectation that they’ll see a meaningful resolution of a complaint. The IG Complaints Resolution Program is a leadership tool to promptly and objectively resolve problems affecting the Air Force mission. This doesn't necessarily screw up any specific plans, but it adds another stressor because it's another two weeks that I'm … Like his grandfather, Tibbets is … Ill take that stripe! He did not let up. The IG Complaints Resolution Program is a leadership tool to promptly and objectively resolve problems affecting the Air Force mission. Im very apprehensive about that because I have a history with his boss and I know he doesn't like me either. Where I work our boss does a lot of illegal shit. Community for current, future, and past members of the US Air Force. Now if you do plan on or have already, made protected communications. I'll throw a comment specifically about TAPS only (not that I'm a guru, just my opinion). Bingo. An Inspector General (IG) investigates fraud, waste, and abuse, as well as threats to public safety and morale. While … I like that. Guard does get leave. FYI - I filed an IG complaint through AFRC and it took three weeks to get an IG officer to look into it. You always have the option of the IG...but that doesn't mean it's always - or ever - the best option. He told this SSgt that he had a lot of volunteer opportunities for their airmen and that they just needed to email him to find out what they were. Have you talked to your supervisor, 1st Sgt or CC? You’re getting out in 2 months, fuck them all. I would say that, as long as your supervisor gave it his/her official okey dokey, no one else should be in your business. There have been over six complaints, which that alone should say something to the Air Force and the IG about the abuse of authority at Laughlin under Col. Hastings. An Inspector General (IG) complaint for instances of fraud, waste, and abuse. There’s someone your Flight Chief works for, go to them. Because everyone knows TAPS is Congressionally Mandated, and all hell breaks loose if you don't complete it before you seperate! He stopped listening to the two and started to back me up when he realized what happened. The primary charge of the IG is to sustain a credible Air Force IG system by ensuring the existence of responsive complaint investigations, and fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA) programs through objectivity, integrity, and impartiality. Only dumbasses go to IG...call your congressman if you want results, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. fuck 'em. WRI investigates complaints of reprisal generally in accordance with Subchapter II, Chapter 12 of 5 U.S.C. Additionally, you are strictly forbidden from discussing this with anyone else. We get into some dark numbers or unknown. Yeah, except that dorm investigators can figure out pretty quick who filed the complaint. Shine some light on this asshole and see if you can save the next person who is separating some grief. An Equal Opportunity complaint for instances of discrimination or sexual harassment. Because frankly, as Airmen you don't have the time to know your job, 50 additional duties, and the IG's job. In December 2011, he lodged a complaint with the Inspector General’s office. You’re weeks from never seeing or dealing with this guy so what result would come from an IG complaint? By that October, his relationship with supervisors “became mutually hostile and resulted in several verbal altercations.” Airmen files an IG complaint. My chain of command is calling them to get a better answer and hopefully fight it a little bit, my commander also told me to file an IG complaint because it doesn't even make sense to him. The only way to be successful is to keep your mouth shut and take the beatings until all those under the desk favors might eventually pay off because everyone knows you're a "team player.". Leadership stealing money, none of your business. If they can't live without you, they're really fucked. Plus, whoever that guy is, will be seriously concerned about the whole fucking up a TAPS class date if it's just to be petty and fuck with you. I told them on January 2nd that I was going to get out and my projected departure date was roughly the middle of May. So first off I want to apologize if this comes off as a rant, but I just had a terrible surprise 12 hour shift and I'm a tad drunk. Just bring them back, no one has to know. In a statement provided to Air Force Times, Dunlop’s lawyer, Gary Myers, said that Dunlop’s efforts to reform SAPCO led to the inspector general’s complaint. Stay respectful and don't lose your cool. Good luck with your transition to civilian life and thank you for your service! Community for current, future, and past members of the US Air Force. But I'll start there and work my way up I suppose. Long story short, do I have a legitimate IG complaint about this dude? Goodfellow’s vice wing commander, Col. Schmidt, verbally counseled the involved commanders and First Sergeant, ordering them to stop publicly disparaging Turpiano. I have been in the shop for five years and I feel like I knew the people pretty well, but whatever. Whats that you got their signed confession, witnessed by the SCOTUS, with three forms of ID. I'm a little drunk too, so fuck 'em. Also, EO is now the POC for bullying, hazing, and all forms of harassment; you could make the case that this is bullying and take it to EO. Any Air Force military or civilian member may file an IG complaint. Separate chains of command for the IG to prevent conflicting interest? Any Air Force military or civilian member may file an IG complaint. MuckRock users can file, duplicate, track, … The primary charge of the IG is to sustain a credible Air Force IG system by ensuring the existence of responsive complaint investigations, and FWA programs characterized by objectivity, integrity, and impartiality. They were blaming me for mistakes they made even after I had already left the office. Currently putting together a guide of the IG. OIC threw a party and dude has it in his garage. RELATED: Air Force to Get First Female Air Commando General The IG interviewed 28 witnesses between July 2018 and February 2019; Cartier was interviewed in November 2018, the document states. "You may not like the fucking IG, but the IG likes fucking you". Not evidence. At that time, I realized they did not have my best interest in mind. An IG, instructed to evaluate morale and … Its my same stance on sexual assault allegations. 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