27 Aug '13, 9am

Squadron CO fired for alleged affair with civilian employee: The commanding officer of Strike Fighter Sq... #navy

Squadron CO fired for alleged affair with civilian employee: The commanding officer of Strike Fighter Sq... #navy

The commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 106 has been fired due to an alleged affair with a female Navy civilian. Cmdr. Edward White was relieved Monday as CO of the “Gladiators,” based out of Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., the service announced Monday. The Navy cited a “loss of confidence in his ability to command following the preliminary findings of an ongoing command investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship with a female Department of the Navy civilian employee.” The employee was not within White’s chain of command, said Lt. Cmdr. Mike Kafka, spokesman for Naval Air Force Atlantic. Rear Adm. Michael Shoemaker, head of AIRLANT, made the decision to fire the CO. White, who is married with two children, has commanded VFA-106 since June 2012. He is a 1991 Naval Academy grad. He previously served as CO of VFA-34, the “Blue Blasters“ and in 2010 took...

Full article: http://www.navytimes.com/article/20130826/CAREERS03/30826...

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