- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Navy is unusually vague about this one. "Inappropriate command climate" could mean almost anything. It is a little odd because this commander was brought back in when the previous one stepped down.
Extra points to whoever it was in the Navy that decided an officer named Kafka should go into public affairs. (See last paragraph of that linked story.) Probably the same guy who assigned Capt. James Kirk to command the USS Zumwalt.