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The Navy fires them two by two

Two skippers of amphibious ships were relieved for misconduct just weeks before they were due to turn over command. This makes 24 for the year, surpassing last year’s total, according to the official scorekeeper.

U.S. Navy
U.S. Navy

Two skippers of amphibious ships were relieved for misconduct just weeks before they were due to turn over command. This makes 24 for the year, surpassing last year’s total, according to the official scorekeeper.

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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