German police are seeking information about an American woman who is married to a servicemember in Kaiserslautern, Germany, and disappeared more than two weeks ago, according to a news release issued Wednesday.
Billie Jo Johnson, 33, was last seen Oct. 24 on a train near Mannheim, heading toward Kaiserslautern, a 435th Air Base Wing press release said.
Johnson is 5 feet 2 inches tall, with blond, shoulder-length hair in dreadlocks. She was last seen carrying a blue-and-gray backpack, the release said.
Anyone with information about Johnson’s whereabouts should call the Kaiserslautern German police at 0631-369-2620, or any police station.
U.S. sailors rescue crew of burning boat
Sailors aboard a U.S. guided-missile destroyer rescued a dozen crewmembers Monday in the Red Sea after their motor vessel caught fire.
The USS The Sullivans responded immediately to distress calls from the crew of the White Star, according to a Navy news release. The 12-member crew from the Grand Cayman Islands-based vessel included citizens from the United States, Croatia, the Philippines and Great Britain.
The Sullivans, which is homeported in Mayport, Fla., found the vessel drifting toward shallow water before rescuing the crew. The destroyer towed the White Star out of the area and helped bring it into harbor for repairs with the help of the Yemeni coast guard.
The Sullivans is part of a coalition of ships patrolling the seas around the Horn of Africa, the Gulf of Oman and throughout the Middle East. The destroyer deployed Aug. 20.
Soldier found guilty of adultery, fraternization
DARMSTADT, Germany — Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Holland, with the Army clinic in Darmstadt, was found guilty of adultery and fraternization during a court-martial on Cambrai-Fritsch Casern, earlier this month.
Details of the charges, which stem from incidents in Heidelberg and Darmstadt in March and July of last year, were not provided by the Darmstadt Legal Office.
The Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 trial, which was considered by a panel made up of officers and enlisted members, found that Holland was not guilty of obstructing justice.
Holland was reduced in grade to staff sergeant and will be reprimanded, according to an e-mail provided by the V Corps Public Affairs Office.