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Former 375th Air Mobility Wing Commander Under Investigation for Alleged Misconduct

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE Ill. — The 18th Air Force commander, Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, relieved Col. John Howard of command of the 375th Air Mobility Wing, Dec. 11.  Howard is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct.  

The investigation is being led by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

While the investigation is ongoing, additional details surrounding the alleged misconduct cannot be released to ensure the integrity of the process.  Airmen are innocent until proven guilty.

Col W. Chris Buschur, 375th vice commander, has been appointed the 375th AMW commander.

“We are ensuring we have a strong support structure around all Airmen, to include Col Howard, who are affected by this case.  Our focus continues to be on supporting the men and women of the 375th AMW as they execute the Air Mobility Command mission,” Tuck said.