No. 2007-3200.

522 F.3d 1311 (2008)

Doris A. RICE, Petitioner, v. MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD, Respondent, and Department of the Navy, Intervenor.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

April 11, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Omar Vincent Melehy, Melehy & Associates, LLC, of Silver Spring, Maryland, argued for petitioner. With him on the brief was Andrew J. Perlmutter.

Joyce G. Friedman, Attorney, Office of the General Counsel, Merit Systems Protection Board, of Washington, DC, argued for respondent. With her on the brief were B. Chad Bungard, General Counsel, and Rosa M. Koppel, Deputy General Counsel.

Joan M. Stentiford, Trial Attorney, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, of Washington, DC, argued for intervenor. With her on the brief were Jeanne E. Davidson, Director, and Todd M. Hughes, Deputy Director.

Before BRYSON, GAJARSA, and LINN, Circuit Judges.

BRYSON, Circuit Judge.

Appellant Doris A. Rice appeals from a decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board. The Board dismissed Ms. Rice's appeal from the decision of the Office of Naval Intelligence to remove her from the position of Information Technology Specialist. We affirm the Board's dismissal order.


In December 1981, Ms. Rice was appointed to a competitive service position in the Naval Communications...

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