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Admirals Michael Miller and Terry Kraft were allowed to retire as admirals, while Admiral David Pimpo retired on July 1 at the demoted rank of captain, according to a Navy document dated July The censures were issued in January, but were revealed last week in response to Freedom of Information Act requests from the San Diego Union Tribune newspaper. Seven people, including Francis, have pleaded guilty so far in the scandal.
Mike Miller, Terry Kraft and David Pimpo of "showing very poor judgement and leadership regarding [their] relationship with Mr. Miller was the strike group commander, Kraft the carrier's commanding officer, and Pimpo the ship's supply officer on the deployment. The expanding bribery scandal has implicated GDMA saga has been a public smearing that has seen active duty officers and sailors thrown in prison and a seemingly endless parade of allegations of the high-level Navy's sketchy dealings with the Malaysian contractor for the better part of a decade.
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Three Navy admirals forced into retirement after being linked to a bribery scandal had enjoyed fancy dinners and cigars, sightseeing trips, shopping binges and high-value hotel accommodations from the key figure in the case: colorful Singaporean businessman Leonard Glenn Francis. The censure letters meted out by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus were announced in February, along with the retirement of the three admirals: Vice Adm. Michael Miller, Rear Adm.
Rear Adms. Miller was the strike group commander, Kraft the carrier's commanding officer, and Pimpo the ship's supply officer on that cruise. In a statement on Tuesday, the Navy said the three officers "were found to have improperly accepted gifts from a prohibited source, two were found to have improperly endorsed a commercial business, and one engaged in solicitation of gifts and services from a prohibited source, when they were deployed to the Seventh Fleet area of responsibility during the timeframe.
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The Navy released more information Friday night about lavish parties and questionable gifts accepted by Navy leaders while the San Diego aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan was deployed in Asia in and Vice Adm. Michael Miller, Rear Adm. Terry Kraft and now-Capt.
SAN DIEGO - The US Navy has censured three rear admirals over a widening bribery scandal centred on a Singapore-based contractor who admitted to showering officers with cash, gifts and prostitutes to further his firm's interests, the Navy said on Tuesday. The Navy added that the letters "ensure that individuals are held appropriately accountable when less than criminal allegations are substantiated. The three admirals had improperly accepted gifts; two were found to have improperly endorsed a commercial business; and one solicited gifts and services while deployed aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan between andthe letters said.