Below from FNC Justin Fishel:
Multiple military sources tell Fox News that the Navy punished Aaron Alexis’ by reducing his rank in 2008 from an E3 to E2 for missing a day of work from August 10 -11 after he was arrested and incarceration in Atlanta for “disorderly behavior.”
Alexis was working in unit VR 46 of Naval Air Station Atlanta at the time of his arrest and subsequent “unauthorized absence.”
Along with the reduction in rank Alexis had to forfeit half his pay for two months.
“We take that stuff pretty seriously,” a Navy official told Fox News.
Later that year Alexis appealed the decision and in December the Navy granted his appeal, reinstated his rank and paid back the money he lost. The violation was essentially expunged from his record, one Navy official said.
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