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Marines fire a CO

Marines fire a CO

On Friday the Marines gave the big heave-ho to Col. Terri Erdag as commander of Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools and Camp Johnson. 

A coupla’ points: First, congrats to the Marines for Navy-like transparency on announcing this.

Second: This is the second female 0-6 relieved in recent days on "climate of command" issues — as well as a pending sexual harassment inquiry.  

Question of the day: I wonder whether women get called on command climate issues more than men do. You know — when a man does it, it’s "old blood and guts" being a crusty old warfighter, but when a woman does it, she’s a crazed bitch.