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Navy says another CO doesn’t measure up

The commander of an EA-6B squadron, currently deployed aboard the USS Carl Vinson, was fired by the Navy for "creating and condoning an intimidating, hostile and offensive work environment in violation of policy on sexual harassment." The scorekeeper says that makes 22 fired Navy COs for the year.

By , a former contributing editor to Foreign Policy.
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Leigh Harries/Flickr
Leigh Harries/Flickr

The commander of an EA-6B squadron, currently deployed aboard the USS Carl Vinson, was fired by the Navy for "creating and condoning an intimidating, hostile and offensive work environment in violation of policy on sexual harassment."

The commander of an EA-6B squadron, currently deployed aboard the USS Carl Vinson, was fired by the Navy for "creating and condoning an intimidating, hostile and offensive work environment in violation of policy on sexual harassment."

The scorekeeper says that makes 22 fired Navy COs for the year.

Thomas E. Ricks is a former contributing editor to Foreign Policy. Twitter: @tomricks1

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