A former deputy commander of Military Sealift Command-Far East on Friday pleaded guilty to a charge that he accepted prostitutes, meals and other gifts worth at least $15,000 in exchange for divulging sensitive U.S. fleet information to a Singapore-based contractor, U.S. officials announced. Read More
This post has been updated with additional information from Monday’s Article 32 Hearing.
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, VA. – The first officer to be charged for crimes related to the wide-ranging Glenn Defense Marine Asia case by the military faced an Article 32 hearing on Monday. Read More
The scandal embroiling Leonard “Fat Leonard” Francis’s company, Glenn Marine Defense Asia and several high-ranking U.S. Navy officers outlined in the charges in the indictment that was unsealed on March 14, 2017 that unfolded over eight years. Here is a timeline of what the government alleges. Read More
The following is the U.S. District Court Southern District of California indictment — unsealed March 14, 2017 — of a mix of eight current and former Navy officers and one former Marine officer for bribery and corruption charges as part of the ongoing investigation into the Glenn Marine Defense Asia ‘Fat Leonard’ scandal. Read More
This post has been updated with additional statements from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.
A senior Navy supply officer intends to plead guilty to one federal count of making a false statement as part of the ongoing and sweeping bribery and corruption investigation into the Glenn Defense Marine Asia group, the officer told USNI News in a phone interview on Thursday. Read More
The Pentagon is set to nominate the head of the Navy’s operational cyber arm to lead the service’s intelligence community, a person familiar with the nomination process told USNI News on Friday. Read More
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus defended the naval intelligence community and its director, Vice Adm. Ted Branch, after a senator criticized the Navy for continuing to have a chief of naval intelligence without clearance to view classified information. Read More