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Walls v. US, No. 08-5179

Judgment of the United States Court of Federal Claims denying petitioner's claim for back pay based on improper transfer after serving in the Navy for twenty years is affirmed in part, vacated in part and remanded where: 1) judgment of the court that petitioner's transfer to the Fleet Reserve was not improper is affirmed; and 2) judgment rejecting petitioner's claim for back pay from October 2000 to mid-May 2001 based on his post-transfer service is vacated and remanded.   

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Appellate Information

Appeal from:  United States Court of Federal Claims

Decided September 29, 2009

Judges

Before Newman, Gajarsa, and Dyk, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Dyk, Circuit Judge.   

Counsel

For Appellant:  Rebecca A. Koch, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

For Appellee:  Kent Kiffner, Trial Attorney, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice