THE COLONEL IS A CROOK AND BIGAMIST
FORMER COMMANDER OF 173RD AIRBORNE
BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM HEADED TO COURT-
MARTIAL - CHARGED WITH FRAUD, FORGERY,
MAKING FALSE OFFICIAL STATEMENTS AND
ADULTERY - JAMES H. JOHNSON III, WEST
POINT GRAD AND SON OF A RETIRED FLAG
OFFICER, GOOD BET TO END UP IN MILITARY
PRISON - ARROGANT BIRD COLONEL KICKED
WIFE OUT OF VICENZA, ITALY HOME - MOVED
IRAQI MISTRESS "ADIN AL ATAR" INSIDE

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He was clearly a man "out of control," as many of our readers told us via e-mail when we first broke the story of COL James H. Johnson III's relief of command and pending court-martial.

How the colonel and 1986 West Point grad thought he could get away with such blatant behavior boggles the mind.

The beady-eyed skinhead, known as a "screamer" and officer who enjoyed berating subordinates, apparently thought he was above the law. However, his extreme arrogance and recklessness finally brought him down.

COLONEL "FORGED" DIVORCE DOCUMENT

Next week, the man who many thought would one day wear general's stars, goes on court-martial in Germany. The fired commander of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, faces a laundry list of charges which include fraud, forgery, making false official statements, adultery and being a bigamist.

It is that last charge that takes your breath away. Johnson allegedly forged a divorce certificate with his wife Kristina, and married by "double proxy" his Iraqi mistress - her full name is Hadeen Al Adin Al Atar - in the state of Montana, the only state in America to allow such a ceremony to be performed.

"Double proxy" means neither party needs to actually be in the state of Montana while the proceedings take place.

Sources tell MilitaryCorruption.com Montana authorities may want a piece of Johnson themselves. It is alleged he forged his wife's signature on a phony divorce certificate that purported to be proof he was free to wed the Iraqi woman. He was not.

KICKS WIFE OUT, MOVES MISTRESS IN

But it was Johnson's high-handed actions in slandering his wife of more than 20 years - claiming he had to fire Kristina as senior family relations counselor at his Vicenza, Italy base because she supposedly taught officers' wives how to "masturbate" - and then removing her from their home and sending her packing to the United States, that amazed even hardened observers of Johnson's notorious bad behavior.

Not only did Johnson dump his 47 year-old wife for a younger playmate, he moved the Iraqi woman, Hadeen Al Adin Al Atar, into his house and marriage bed in Vicenza. He also traveled Europe with her on Uncle Sam's dime.

"That took brass balls," a major told us. "How could he not know it would blow up in his face someday?"

HE HAD TO BE "CRAZY" TO DO IT

Mrs. Johnson didn't know about her signature being forged until she applied for Tricare. She was denied the benefit because COL Johnson was married to his Iraqi lover, news to Kristina, who went straight to the Army CID and reported him.

She provided ARMY TIMES with a copy of the forged document and has offered to testify against her estranged hubby at his court-martial.

We have no sympathy for the likes of Johnson, but if we were his defense counsel, we'd advise the colonel to plead insanity. What he did was absolutely "crazy."


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