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  • Lessons From Failed Cold War Spy Mission in China

    06/20/2010 10:44:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | ROBERT BURNS
    Detail by painful detail, the CIA is coming to grips with one of the most devastating episodes in its history, a botched cloak-and-dagger flight into China that stole two decades of freedom from a pair of fresh-faced American operatives and cost the lives of their two pilots. In opening up about the 1952 debacle, the CIA is finding ways to use it as a teaching tool. Mistakes of the past can serve as cautionary tales for today's spies and paramilitary officers taking on al-Qaida and other terrorist targets. At the center of the story are two eager CIA paramilitary officers...
  • Air Force pilot vandalized pro-Bush cars

    07/15/2006 8:40:47 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 105 replies · 2,617+ views
    AP via Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 7/15/2006 | Staff
    DENVER - An Air Force officer with hundreds of hours of combat time pleaded guilty Friday to defacing cars with bumper stickers supporting President Bush, and was given a two-year deferred sentence and ordered to pay for the damage he caused. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, a decorated officer who flew 500 combat hours in the Gulf War, Kosovo and Bosnia, pleaded guilty to felony mischief and must pay restitution to the owners of the damaged cars to clear his record. Fecteau, 43, of Colorado Springs, did not speak during or after the hearing. Fecteau's lawyer, Patrick Mulligan said his client,...
  • Air Force Reserve Officer Pleads Guilty To Bush Vandalism

    07/15/2006 12:02:56 AM PDT · by Ninian Dryhope · 31 replies · 1,385+ views
    DENVER -- An Air Force officer with hundreds of hours of combat time pleaded guilty Friday to defacing cars with bumper stickers supporting President Bush. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, a decorated officer who flew 500 combat hours in the Gulf War, Kosovo and Bosnia, pleaded guilty to felony mischief and must pay restitution to the owners of the damaged cars. Fecteau, 43, of Colorado Springs, declined comment after a brief hearing. "This episode has had a very significant impact on his Air Force career," defense attorney Patrick Mulligan said. Mulligan said the plea agreement "affords Lt. Col. Fecteau the opportunity...
  • Veteran Pleads Guilty to Vandalizing Cars

    07/14/2006 11:36:13 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 42 replies · 1,270+ views
    NY Post ^ | 15 July 2006 | ROBERT WELLER
    DENVER (AP) -- An Air Force officer pleaded guilty Friday to defacing cars with bumper stickers supporting President Bush, and was given a two-year deferred sentence. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, a decorated officer who flew 500 combat hours in the Gulf War, Kosovo and Bosnia, pleaded guilty to felony mischief and must pay restitution to the owners of the damaged cars to clear his record. Fecteau, 43, of Colorado Springs, did not speak during the hearing nor comment after it. Attorney Patrick Mulligan said his client, a 20-year veteran, has submitted his retirement papers. Negotiations are under way to determine...
  • Air Force officer discharged over anti-Bush graffiti incident (Alexis Fecteau)

    12/17/2005 5:07:48 AM PST · by RandallFlagg · 12 replies · 916+ views
    9NEWS.COM (Denver) ^ | 12/16/2005 9:34 PM MST | Paola Farer
    DENVER (AP) - The Air Force Reserve is discharging a lieutenant colonel accused of causing thousands of dollars in damage by defacing cars bearing pro-Bush bumper stickers, his lawyer and military officials confirmed Friday.
  • Col. Accused Of Anti-Bush Damage Faces Discharge

    12/17/2005 4:14:56 AM PST · by Ninian Dryhope · 38 replies · 910+ views
    cbs4denver.com ^ | Dec 16, 2005 | AP
    The Air Force Reserve is discharging a lieutenant colonel accused of causing thousands of dollars in damage by defacing cars bearing pro-Bush bumper stickers, his lawyer and military officials confirmed Friday. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, a pilot with 500 combat hours in the first Persian Gulf war and the Balkans, is charged with felony criminal mischief. He is accused of using paint stripper and grease to write "F--- Bush" in 18-inch-high letters on cars at Denver International Airport that had bumper stickers supporting President Bush and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh. Jim Miller, a spokesman for the Air Force Reserve...
  • Officer Accused Of Defacing Cars Faces Discharge

    12/16/2005 4:31:03 PM PST · by Ninian Dryhope · 32 replies · 887+ views
    cbs4senver.com ^ | Dec 16, 2005 | AP
    The Air Force Reserve plans to discharge a lieutenant colonel accused of causing thousands of dollars in damage by defacing cars with pro-Bush bumper stickers, officials said Friday. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, a pilot with 500 combat hours in the first Persian Gulf war and the Balkans, is charged with felony criminal mischief. He is accused of using paint stripper to write "F--- Bush" in 18-inch-high letters on cars at Denver International Airport with bumper stickers supporting President Bush and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh. Jim Miller, a spokesman for the Air Force Reserve Command at Robins Air Force Base,...
  • Officer Accused of Damaging Pro-Bush Cars (AF plans discharge)

    12/16/2005 2:49:01 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 39 replies · 1,378+ views
    Myway news ^ | ROBERT WELLER
    DENVER (AP) - The Air Force Reserve plans to discharge a lieutenant colonel accused of defacing cars that had pro-Bush bumper stickers, the military said Friday. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, a pilot with 500 combat hours in the first Persian Gulf war and the Balkans, is charged with criminal mischief for allegedly using paint stripper to write a profanity about Bush in 18-inch-high letters on cars at Denver International Airport. The cars had bumper stickers supporting President Bush and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh. Jim Miller, a spokesman for the Air Force Reserve Command at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.,...
  • AF officer faces more charges in vandalism case

    12/07/2005 3:31:00 AM PST · by Ninian Dryhope · 15 replies · 665+ views
    An Air Force officer accused of vandalizing cars with anti-Bush graffiti is facing five more criminal charges because prosecutors say they have identified five more vehicles that were hit. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau now faces 13 counts of criminal mischief, five of them felonies because the damage to the vehicles is believed to exceed $500, Denver district attorney spokeswoman Lynn Kimbrough said Tuesday. Fecteau is accused of blacking out pro-President Bush bumper stickers on cars parked at Denver International Airport and then spray- painting an expletive over them.
  • Air Force Officer Accused Of Vandalism Is Combat Veteran

    08/23/2005 1:42:38 PM PDT · by BellStar · 59 replies · 1,601+ views
    TheDenverChannel ^ | 8/22/05 | The Associated Press.
    TheDenverChannel- Denver,CO,USA ... Do you think the combat record of Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau should be considered in his case? "He is a highly decorated colonel in the Air Force with 500 combat ... POLL
  • Air Force employee charged with criminal mischief after anti-Bush vandalism

    08/19/2005 7:56:48 AM PDT · by Shawndell Green · 39 replies · 1,067+ views
    9News.com ^ | 8/19/2005 8:30 AM MDT | na
    DENVER (AP) - An Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonel faces eight counts of criminal mischief for allegedly vandalizing cars at Denver International Airport with anti-President Bush messages over the last eight months, the Denver district attorney said Thursday. Alexis Fecteau, 42, was charged with seven misdemeanors and a felony for allegedly damaging eight cars in the airport's parking lot by painting and scratching them, the DA's office said in a statement. Police Capt. John Kostigan has said Fecteau spray-painted over pro-Bush stickers and often added his own message to the sides of the vehicles, including a vulgarity, between December and...
  • US Air Force officer charged for anti-Bush graffiti

    08/12/2005 2:21:03 PM PDT · by pabianice · 25 replies · 790+ views
    Reuters ^ | 8/11/05
    DENVER (Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force colonel has been charged with painting obscenities on parked cars bearing pro- President Bush bumper stickers, police said on Wednesday. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, who supervises 41 full-time and part-time reservists at the National Security Space Institute in Colorado Springs, Colo., is suspected of vandalizing 12 cars at Denver International Airport over a six-month period, Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said. "Lieutenant Colonel Fecteau has been charged with one count of felony mischief and six misdemeanor counts related to the vandalism," Jackson said. Fecteau, who could not be reached for comment, is scheduled...
  • U.S. Colonel Accused Of Trashing Cars With Pro-Bush Stickers

    08/11/2005 6:17:54 AM PDT · by Valin · 62 replies · 1,327+ views
    wsb / AP ^ | 8/10/05
    DENVER -- An Air Force Reserve colonel may face criminal charges in a vandalism case. The officer, Alexis Fecteau, is accused of defacing cars at the Denver International Airport. He allegedly blacked out pro-Bush bumper stickers on 10 vehicles, then spray painted an expletive and the president's name on the vehicle. He is director of operations for reserve forces at the National Security Space Institute in Colorado Springs. Police set up a bait vehicle equipped with a camera that captured an image of the suspect and his car. Police have referred the case to prosecutors, who are considering filing criminal...
  • Air Force officer charged for anti-Bush graffiti

    08/11/2005 2:48:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 59 replies · 1,511+ views
    Yahoo news ^ | August 11, 2005 | Reuters
    A U.S. Air Force colonel has been charged with painting obscenities on parked cars bearing pro-President Bush bumper stickers, police said on Wednesday. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, who supervises 41 full-time and part-time reservists at the National Security Space Institute in Colorado Springs, Colo., is suspected of vandalizing 12 cars at Denver International Airport over a six-month period, Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said. "Lieutenant Colonel Fecteau has been charged with one count of felony mischief and six misdemeanor counts related to the vandalism," Jackson said. Fecteau, who could not be reached for comment, is scheduled to be arraigned later...
  • Air Force officer keys cars with Bush stickers

    08/10/2005 4:50:22 PM PDT · by katiedidit1 · 62 replies · 1,662+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | August 10, 2005 | unknown
    Air Force officer keys cars with Bush stickers. Suspect admits to painting, gouging vehicles at airport. © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Lt. Col. Alexis FecteauAn officer in the U.S. Air Force is in hot water after admitting to vandalizing cars with pro-Bush bumper stickers at Denver International Airport....
  • Reserve officer accused of defacing Bush stickers

    08/10/2005 7:37:59 AM PDT · by Shawndell Green · 27 replies · 1,207+ views
    AP via HoustonChronicle.com ^ | Aug. 10, 2005 | NA
    DENVER - An Air Force Reserve colonel could face criminal charges for allegedly vandalizing cars at Denver International Airport bearing pro-Bush bumper stickers. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, director of operations for reserve forces at the National Security Space Institute in Colorado Springs, is believed responsible for defacing at least 10 parked vehicles between December and June, police spokesman Sonny Jackson said Tuesday. A bait car left by a police detective was also defaced and the detective tracked down Fecteau, who turned himself in Friday. He was released on bond. A message left for a man of the same name in...
  • Air Force officer allegedly vandalized cars with pro-Bush bumper stickers

    08/09/2005 6:26:45 PM PDT · by RandallFlagg · 207 replies · 5,210+ views
    9NEWS ^ | 8/9/2005 7:16 PM MDT | Chip Yost
    DENVER - Denver police say a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force has admitted to vandalizing cars bearing pro-President Bush bumper stickers at Denver International Airport. Police say he's responsible for thousands of dollars in damage on at least 12 cars. Lt. Colonel Alexis Fecteau, 42, of Colorado Springs, turned himself in to Denver police Friday. He is director of reserve operations at the National Security Space Institute in Colorado Springs, in charge of more than 40 full-time and traditional reservists. In the arrest affidavit, Denver police say Fecteau admitted to damaging several cars after police conducted a sting-operation...