Military Pilot Returned To Flying Status After Flying Evaluation Board (FEB) Notification

Recently, a military officer and pilot defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens was returned to pilot training after receiving a notification of flying evaluation board (FEB).

Because this was an administrative disciplinary case, there are Privacy Act issues and regulations that preclude the reporting of specific details. However, what can be generally described is…

The military officer client was investigated for alleged wrongdoing and received an administrative disciplinary action, was removed from pilot training, and was served with notification that he would face a flying evaluation board (FEB) based on the command’s recommendation that he be permanently removed from flying status.

Throughout the course of the processing of the investigation and case, the defense submitted multiple rebuttals. Ultimately, the FEB was dropped and the client was returned to pilot training.

While this military case was successfully defended, it is important to understand that every case has different facts, and success in previous cases does not guarantee success in any particular future case. No military lawyer or civilian defense lawyer, including those who specialize in military law, can guarantee the outcome of any military trial or case.

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Attorney Richard Stevens

Mr. Stevens has been handling military cases since 1995. He has defended military cases dealing with the most serious military offenses, including allegations of “war crimes,” national security cases, murder, manslaughter, homicide, rape, sexual assault, other sex related offenses, drug offenses, computer crimes (pornography), larceny, fraud, AWOL/desertion, conduct unbecoming, military academy offenses, offenses within combat zones, senior officer cases and other military specific offenses around the world. [ Attorney Bio ]