27 Oct '12, 7pm

Admiral fired for trying to help in #Benghazi. General fired for same.

Related Navy commanders relieved of duty in 2012 Official Navy biography on Rear Adm. Gaouette Rear Admiral Charles Gaouette Defense Department WASHINGTON -- The Navy said Saturday it is replacing the admiral in command of an aircraft carrier strike group in the Middle East, pending the outcome of an internal investigation into undisclosed allegations of inappropriate judgment. Rear Adm. Charles M. Gaouette is being sent back to the USS John C. Stennis' home port at Bremerton, Wash., in what the Navy called a temporary reassignment. The Navy said he is not formally relieved of his command of the Stennis strike group but will be replaced by Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker, who will assume command until the investigation is completed. It is highly unusual for the Navy to replace a carrier strike group commander during its deployment. The Navy did not reveal details of the allega...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/navy/navy-replaces-admiral-le...

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  1. 31 Oct '12, 5pm

    How often has something like this happened?? This is unbelievable!

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