30 Jun '16, 3pm

Navy investigation finds US sailors captured in #Iran were unprepared, Iran broke the law

Navy investigation finds US sailors captured in #Iran were unprepared, Iran broke the law

The Navy's top officer said Thursday the performance of 10 of his sailors leading up to and following their capture by Iranian forces in January did not meet the high standards expected of them, as he announced the long-awaited findings of a Navy investigation. "Those sailors clearly know our actions on that day in January, and this incident did not live up to our expectations of our Navy," Admiral John Richardson told reporters. Related Image Expand / Contract This picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency shows the detention of U.S. Navy sailors in January. (Sepahnews via AP) One of Richardson's top deputies said some of the sailors violated the longstanding "code of conduct" that requires all service members to "make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country," among its six articles . According to the report, some of the Navy sailors gave up ...

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navy.mil 30 Jun '16, 4pm

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smallwarsjournal.com 30 Jun '16, 9pm

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navy.mil 01 Jul '16, 1am

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straitstimes.com 02 Jul '16, 9pm

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stripes.com 24 Jun '16, 5pm

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navytimes.com 24 Jun '16, 4pm

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longwarjournal.org 30 Jun '16, 12am

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stripes.com 28 Jun '16, 1am

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