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Commander of Navy attack sub USS San Juan gets canned—for poor performance!

I am sorry for the guy, but glad to see that "shortfalls in professional performance" can indeed get someone relieved. I would like to see more of this — and fewer reliefs for morals issues.

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U.S. Navy

I am sorry for the guy, but glad to see that "shortfalls in professional performance" can indeed get someone relieved. I would like to see more of this — and fewer reliefs for morals issues.

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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