Retired Admiral Who Admitted Convening, Prosecuting Fitzpatrick Court-Martial to Speak at Republican Dinner

Retired Admiral Who Admitted Convening, Prosecuting Fitzpatrick Court-Martial to Speak at Republican Dinner

“MAKES THE NAV LOOK REALLY BAD” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 2, 2017) — The one-star retired U.S. Navy admiral accused of “rigging a court-martial” in 1990 will be the guest speaker to the South Peninsula Area Republican Coalition (SPARC) on the topic of “Restoring Civility To Our Public Debate” on January 18. The gathering, which […]

Should James “Mad Dog” Mattis Become DOD Secretary?

Should James “Mad Dog” Mattis Become DOD Secretary?

INELIGIBLE BY CURRENT LAW; CONVENING AUTHORITY FOR “PENDLETON 8” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 2, 2017) — President-Elect Donald Trump has announced that his choice for Secretary of the Department of Defense (DOD) is Marine Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis (Ret), a four-star general who oversaw the prosecutions of the “Pendleton 8” following the death of […]

Tennessee Prison Confirms Walter Fitzpatrick “Still Here”

Tennessee Prison Confirms Walter Fitzpatrick “Still Here”

HEALTH AND WELFARE UNKNOWN by Sharon Rondeau (May 25, 2016) — Following approximately six weeks of silence from Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, The Post & Email contacted the West Tennessee State Penitentiary (WTSP) on Wednesday afternoon to inquire into his well-being. We were able to reach a female correction […]

Bombshell: Report: Deputy Prosecutor Accused of Forging Fitzpatrick’s Signature “Relieved of Duties”

Bombshell:  Report:  Deputy Prosecutor Accused of Forging Fitzpatrick’s Signature “Relieved of Duties”

IS THE TRUTH ABOUT TO EMERGE? by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 10, 2014) — The Post & Email has been informed by a highly reliable source that Deputy Prosecutor Kevin Martis “Andy” Anderson of the Kitsap County, WA prosecutor’s office has been “relieved of his duties” after approximately a quarter-century in the position. While the Kitsap […]

Are the NCIS’s Lies Returning to Haunt Them?

Are the NCIS’s Lies Returning to Haunt Them?

“THE TRUTH WILL ALWAYS BE DISCOVERED“ by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 24, 2014) — On March 3, 2005, four agents from the Bremerton, WA office of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) made an unscheduled visit to the home of Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III which ended with a threat against his life. Led by James H. […]

Fitzpatrick Court-Martial: Convening Authority Admitted “Career Ending Punishment” Should Not Have Happened

Fitzpatrick Court-Martial:  Convening Authority Admitted “Career Ending Punishment” Should Not Have Happened

DOES BITOFF HAVE REGRETS FOR WHAT HE DID? by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 15, 2014) — In a 1999 letter written by Adm. John Bitoff (Ret.) to Richard E. Danzig, then-Secretary of the Navy, Bitoff asserted that the charges brought against CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.) “should not have consummated in trial by court-martial with […]

Fitzpatrick: “The Navy Did It Again!”

Fitzpatrick:  “The Navy Did It Again!”

“THE MOST IMPORTANT COURT-MARTIAL IN THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 17, 2014) — On Thursday, the Office of the Naval Inspector General released a letter stating that a request from CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret). to review his case was again denied, citing alleged untimeliness of his report of wrongdoing. […]

Fitzpatrick Court-Martial: MWR Fund Usage Praised by Senior Officers

Fitzpatrick Court-Martial:  MWR Fund Usage Praised by Senior Officers

“MISSION COMPLETED” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 4, 2014) — A former shipmate in a position of high responsibility on the USS MARS at the time that CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III was the executive officer in the late 1980s has described in detail how and why individuals from the ship and their wives were sent […]

Fitzpatrick Case: Request for Review “Denied” by Retired Admiral

Fitzpatrick Case:  Request for Review “Denied” by Retired Admiral

NOTHING, AND EVERYTHING, TO HIDE by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 2, 2013) — On Sunday, The Post & Email published an article detailing the use of endorsements by the military, which track the movement of documentation up and down the chain of command, as they related to the court-martial of CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.) […]

Fitzpatrick: “Court-Martialed for Nothing”

Fitzpatrick:  “Court-Martialed for Nothing”

FABRICATION, FALSEHOODS AND FORGERY by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 19, 2013) — CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.) and The Post & Email are preparing the manuscript for a book which will detail the numerous crimes involved in his Special Court-Martial of April 1990 which produced the largest criminal cover-up in U.S. military history.  Dozens and […]

Fitzpatrick: Court-Martial Was “A Vendetta”

Fitzpatrick:  Court-Martial Was “A Vendetta”

CRIMINAL ACTIONS FROM 1989 HAUNT U.S. NAVY by CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.) (Nov. 15, 2013) — I cannot tell with precision when the criminal plot against me began. Only men like John Bitoff, Mike Edwards, Paul Romanski and Tim Zeller know the truth. Accusers are supposed to be prohibited from “convening” (creating, assembling, […]

The Post & Email Asks House and Senate Leaders for Fitzpatrick’s Record of Court-Martial

The Post & Email Asks House and Senate Leaders for Fitzpatrick’s Record of Court-Martial

CORRUPTION AND CRONYISM HAVE INFECTED THE NAVY FOR AT LEAST 23 YEARS by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 12, 2013) — The following letter was sent to Sen. Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee; Rep. Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee; and Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick’s congressman. This writer’s […]

Scandals are not New to the U.S. Navy

Scandals are not New to the U.S. Navy

“ADMIRALS AND GENERALS ARE INVOLVED” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 24, 2013) — On Sunday, The Washington Post reported on a scandal within the U.S. Navy allegedly involving millions of taxpayer dollars paid to a contracting company, Glenn Defense Marine; bribery, misconduct and the possible jeopardizing of national security information on the part of at least […]

Fitzpatrick Court-Martial: Crime and Punishment of the Innocent

Fitzpatrick Court-Martial:  Crime and Punishment of the Innocent

PEOPLE IN “POWERFUL” POSITIONS CHOSE COVER-UP RATHER THAN CONFRONTATION by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 30, 2013) — In April 1990, a sham court-martial was held charging CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III with dereliction of duty for mishandling Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) funds on the USS Mars, on which he had served as Executive Officer.  The […]

U.S. Marine Corps Retaliates Against Judge Advocate Whistleblower

U.S. Marine Corps Retaliates Against Judge Advocate Whistleblower

IN CASE EERILY SIMILAR TO THAT OF CDR WALTER FRANCIS FITZPATRICK, III by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 27, 2013) — On Friday, the Marine Corps Times reported that Marine Corps Maj. James Weirick, a staff judge advocate who alleged undue command influence on the part of Marine Corps Commandant James Amos against eight Marines accused of […]

Fitzpatrick: Navy “Willing to Destroy Subordinates to Protect the Institution”

Fitzpatrick:  Navy “Willing to Destroy Subordinates to Protect the Institution”

“A CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 25, 2013) —In a previous report, The Post & Email described how a culture of corruption permeated the U.S. Navy from at least the late 1980s through the mid-1990s, encompassing the Tailhook scandal and the court-martial of Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III. In 1989, several charges without any basis […]

Culture of Arrogance, Corruption Mars U.S. Navy Officers for Decades

Culture of Arrogance, Corruption Mars U.S. Navy Officers for Decades

EXTENSIVE DOCUMENT RECORD POINTS TO FORGERY, FRAUD, AND WIDESPREAD COVER-UP by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 21, 2013) — An open letter sent as an email to Adm. Ronald J. Zlatoper containing allegations of criminality made by Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III regarding his court-martial of 1989-1990 has not received a response. The message, sent on September 17, […]