Report Summary

Title: Alleged Misconduct by Employees at the VA Medical Center Gainesville, FL
Report Number: 8PR-G03-110
Issue Date: 6/3/1998
City/State: Gainesville, FL
VA Office: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Report Author: Office of Investigations
Report Type: Administrative Investigation
Release Type: Redacted
Summary: XXXXX was charged with conduct unbecoming a Federal employee for allowing exotic dancers to perform in the nude on VA property. The proposed admonishment stated that XXXXX should be a role model and conduct himself in a professional manner at all times, especially during duty time and on
Government premises. XXXXX was charged with misconduct and conduct unbecoming a Federal employee for hiring the dancers. XXXXX was charged with disrespectful conduct and misstatement of material fact in connection with an investigation. We believe the managers and employees involved in orchestrating and videotaping this incident showed poor judgment. They not only exhibited disregard for the embarrassment of their fellow employees, they gave no consideration to the potential damage the Medical Center and VA would suffer should this incident become public.