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Navy heaves CO and XO of USS Ponce

Now they’re going overboard two at a time, like a reverse Noah’s ark. Skipper nailed for poor leadership and failure to stop hazings. Executive officer gets it for failing to support skipper.   

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Now they’re going overboard two at a time, like a reverse Noah’s ark. Skipper nailed for poor leadership and failure to stop hazings. Executive officer gets it for failing to support skipper.   

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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