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Lackland Ousts 35 Instructors Amid Sex Scandal

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

SAN ANTONIO - The Air Force has removed nearly three dozen instructors in less than a year at Lackland Air Force Base, including several accused of sexual misconduct with female cadets.

The San Antonio Express-News reported Tuesday that the 35 instructors who lost their jobs make up about 8 percent of those responsible for training 36,000 recruits at Lackland. The newspaper obtained the number of removals through a Freedom of Information Act request.

Among those removed is Staff Sgt. Luis Walker, who is accused of illicit conduct with 10 women on the base and faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted.

Col. Polly Kenny, a staff judge advocate for the 2nd Air Force in Biloxi, Miss., said the majority of the 35 removals were for infractions other than sexual misconduct.


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