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Navy fires skipper, XO and engineering and ops officers of USS Vandegrift

The four officers of the frigate were sacked for drinking too much on a port visit to Vladivostok. Well, what else is there to do there? And have you ever noticed how the Navy seems to do its firings on Fridays? I guess that is traditional.

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The four officers of the frigate were sacked for drinking too much on a port visit to Vladivostok. Well, what else is there to do there?

And have you ever noticed how the Navy seems to do its firings on Fridays? I guess that is traditional.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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