28 Apr '15, 2pm

Marine Corps Base Hawaii leader removed from command

Marine Corps Base Hawaii leader removed from command

Col. Eric W. Schaefer, who served as the commanding officer of Marine Corps Base Hawaii since August, was relieved of command on Monday. (Photo: Lance Cpl. Aaron Patterson/Marine Corps) 4890 CONNECT 28 TWEET LINKEDIN 16 COMMENT EMAIL MORE The commanding officer of Marine Corps Base Hawaii was relieved of his duties Monday following "a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to lead," the service said. Col. Eric Schaefer, who assumed command of the base in August, was removed from his post by Maj. Gen. Charles Hudson, the commanding general of Marine Corps Installations Pacific, according to a Marine Corps news release. Schaefer was reassigned to another position effective immediately. "The Marine Corps holds all Marines, especially commanders, responsible for their actions, and is committed to upholding high standards of honor, courage and commitment within the ranks,"...

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