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Another Navy skipper canned

The Navy fired the captain of the USS John L. Hall on Tuesday, because the frigate slammed into a pier under his command. Today’s Best Defense puzzler: What does the Navy understand about command responsibility that the Army doesn’t?

U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State

The Navy fired the captain of the USS John L. Hall on Tuesday, because the frigate slammed into a pier under his command. Today’s Best Defense puzzler: What does the Navy understand about command responsibility that the Army doesn’t?

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. Twitter: @tomricks1

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