Reese Ruffin, Petitioner, v. Department of the Army, Respondent, 852 F.2d 1293 (Fed. Cir. 1988)

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US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - 852 F.2d 1293 (Fed. Cir. 1988)

June 16, 1988

Before ARCHER, MAYER and MICHEL, Circuit Judges.


The decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board (board), Docket No. AT07528610176, affirming the presiding official's findings that the petitioner struck his supervisor and also was insubordinate and disrespectful, but modifying the penalty from a 60-day suspension to removal, as originally imposed by the agency, is affirmed on the basis of the reasoning set forth in the board's decision dated October 22, 1987.