Yet another Navy SEAL impostor has been unmasked, and this time the case is going before a judge. Raymond E. Aucker, 46, a former school superintendent in Panther Valley, Pennsylvania, was charged last week in federal court with making up false military records showing he had received a Vietnam Campaign Medal and Service Ribbon, a Purple Heart, and a SEAL medal that doesn't exist. According to an account in the Allentown Morning Call, Aucker was fired from his superintendent job last June after a check of an archive maintained by retired SEALs showed that, though he had served in the Navy, he had never been a member of the elite corps. Further investigation resulted in last week's indictment ... The Navy's Defense Distribution Depot in San Diego is in hot water as a result of a General Accounting Office (GAO) audit showing that the depot lost track of a top-secret computer weapons system it was supposed to destroy. According to Defense Week, the depot cannot account for the whereabouts of highly sensitive computers used on E-2 Hawkeye early-warning aircraft. In its report, entitled "Inadequate Compliance with Controls for Excess Firearms and Other Sensitive Items," prepared for Rep. Floyd Spence (R-S.C.), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the GAO says it fears that the devices might get into the hands of terrorists. Instead of being destroyed, the equipment vanished from records.

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