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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