Coast Guard officer receives nonjudicial punishment

JUNEAU, Alaska – Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District, awarded punishment to Lt. Matthias Wholley who was found to have violated the Uniform Code of Military Justice Thursday during an Admiral’s Mast. Wholley received a letter of reprimand, 60-day restriction, and forfeiture of half months pay for two months. Wholley has five days to appeal. The initial issue...

Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa commanding officer temporarily relieved

JUNEAU, Alaska — Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District and Capt. Melissa Bert, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Juneau, temporarily relieved Lt. Matthias Wholley on Monday from his duties as Commanding Officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa for loss of confidence in the ability to command. Final determination regarding a permanent removal or resumption of command...