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Navy fires minesweeper CO, recruiting district CO. No idea what Army doing.

The Navy, which is better about disclosing these things than the Army is, recently fired the skipper of a minesweeper and the commander of a recruiting district.

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BRISBANE, Australia (July 21, 2015) Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Dearra Horton, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), holds a snake to show students from the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School during a community service event at Burringilly Aboriginal Corporation. Blue Ridge is conducting a port visit in Brisbane while patrolling the 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kevin A. Flinn/Released)
1507021-N-KG618-405 BRISBANE, Australia (July 21, 2015) Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Dearra Horton, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), holds a snake to show students from the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School during a community service event at Burringilly Aboriginal Corporation. Blue Ridge is conducting a port visit in Brisbane while patrolling the 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kevin A. Flinn/Released)

 

The Navy, which is better about disclosing these things than the Army is, recently fired the skipper of a minesweeper and the commander of a recruiting district.

Photo credit: U.S. Navy

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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