Again, congratulations to the Navy for showing both accountability and transparency. Now how about the other services realizing that their obligations to the public should outweigh their misplaced belief that relieved senior officers deserve to be shielded from scrutiny?
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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 email@example.com. Twitter: @tomricks1