APNewsBreak: Report criticizes West Point leader

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Posted: Jun 14, 2013 11:14 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon's inspector general says the leader of West Point improperly allowed subordinates to do things like give driving lessons and assist at a charity dinner without proper compensation.

The Department of Defense Inspector General released a heavily redacted report on Lt. Gen. David Huntoon to The Associated Press on Friday in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.

The report says Army investigators in 2010 looked into allegations Huntoon improperly allowed an employee to get government quarters at West Point based on a "personal relationship" with her. They found those allegations unfounded.

The separate Pentagon investigation found Huntoon improperly accepted gifts of services from subordinates and misused his position as West Point superintendent to acquire cat care. The report says Huntoon took responsibility and repaid the affected parties $1,815.