|Dude, where's my drone? |
Major General Michael Terry at LTC Slosson's Change of Commnad ceremony
Sierra Army Depot's Non-Standard Equipment (NSE) program receives millions of dollars ($ 115 million in 2011 alone) in equipment returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. This inventory includes Night Vision goggles, Radios, Optics and Drones from soldiers overseas.
The loss of an Army drone on the Sierra Army Depot has never been disclosed to the general public until today.
The supervisor was Jason Tong. Tong reports directly to Director Kathy Ayers. Kathy Ayers reports directly Bruce Hamilton. Merritt Shepard is supposed to monitor Kathy Ayers. Bob Beach reports to retiring Bruce Hamilton. Bruce Hamilton reports to LTC Slosson. At the time of the loss it was LTC Dexter. It is not known if the drone has been recovered or if LTC Slosson has taken action to punish those responsible for its custody.
Sierra Army Depot
|a Raven Drone|
Incidentally, the Sierra Army Depot is home for the F-22 Raptor.
Sierra Army Depot has never investigated the incident. A supervisor on the depot has never been fired for mismanagement, fraud, theft or embezzlement.