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Report of Investigation: Ronald F. Lewis, Major General, U.S. Army

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Department of Defense Inspector General Alexandria United States

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We initiated this investigation to address allegations forwarded to us from the Office of the Secretary of Defense that Major General MG Ronald F. Lewis, U.S. Army, while serving first as Special Assistant and then as Senior Military Assistant SMA to the Secretary of Defense 1 misused his government travel charge card GTCC for personal expenses 2 made false official statements regarding his GTCC misuse and 3 engaged in a course of inappropriate behavior that included patronizing an establishment off-limits to U.S. military personnel, drinking to excess in public, and improper interactions with females. If substantiated, these allegations would violate standards summarized throughout this report. The applicable standards are presented in full in Appendix A. We substantiated all three allegations. We summarize our findings in this introduction, then provide in more detail the facts and analysis underlying these findings in Section IV.

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