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  • 25 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of USS Dextrous (MCM 13), Lt. Cmdr. Linda H. McCauley, was relieved by Capt. Keith A. Knutsen, Commodore, Mine Countermeasures Squadron Three (MCMRON 3), on Sept. 24, due to alleged misconduct. The alleged misconduct led to a loss of confidence in her ability to effectively lead and carry out her assigned duties. […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) based at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, was relieved of his duties today by Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8, Rear Adm. Bret Batchelder. Capt. Brian K. Sorenson was relieved of his duties by Batchelder due to loss of confidence in his ability to command following […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The command master chief (CMC) of USS Shoup (DDG 86) was relieved of his duties on Aug. 26 following a substantiated assault charge for grabbing the uniform shirt of a junior Sailor who was not wearing the proper uniform.  CMDCM (SW) Rick A. Helwick was relieved by Shoup’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Jill Cesari. A relief […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the forward-deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), Cmdr. John Bradford, was relieved by Capt. Shan Byrne, commander, Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 15, Oct. 24, due to loss of confidence in Bradford’s ability to command. The decision to relieve Bradford came after a recent incident involving a 19-foot wooden vessel reportedly hit […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Authorities

    Capt. Richard Hayes, Commander, Task Force (CTF) 52, relieved Lt. Cmdr. Nathan Wemett, the commanding officer of the Bahrain-based mine countermeasures ship USS Dextrous (MCM 13), Nov. 6, due to loss of confidence in Wemett’s ability to command. The relief occurred after an investigation revealed deficiencies in operational preparedness, situational awareness, and tactical proficiency. Wemett […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Authorities

    The commanding officer (CO) of ex-Guardian and three other crewmembers were relieved of their duties on April 3 by commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7. The reliefs are the result of an ongoing U.S. Navy investigation into the facts and circumstances of the Jan. 17 grounding in the Sulu Sea of USS Guardian (MCM 5). […]

  • 6 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer (CO) of the Groton-based Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) was relieved of his duties September 4th due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Commander Daniel Lombardo was removed from his position by Captain John McGunnigle, Commander, Submarine Squadron 4. CDR Lombardo has been administratively reassigned to […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer (CO) of the Pearl Harbor-based fast attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) was relieved of his duties Feb. 27 due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command. Cmdr. Tory Swanson was removed from his position by Captain Harry Ganteaume, Commander, Submarine Squadron 1, based at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. […]

  • 12 August 2013

    Spanish Maritime Action Ship (BAM) ‘Meteoro’ relieved on August 7 the frigate ‘Numancia’ in the port of Djibouti. Operation ‘Atalanta’ is a EU-led mission fighting piracy in the coast of Somalia. Meteoro will remain in the theatre of operations for a period of four months. Her mission will be to protect WFP (World Food Program) […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) was relieved of duty Aug. 15 by the commander of Submarine Squadron 6 at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.   Cmdr. Christopher Tarsa was relieved of command by Capt. Paul Snodgrass due to a loss of confidence in his ability to serve effectively […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Authorities

    Officer in charge of USCG Cutter Moray, Senior Chief Petty Officer Christopher Bouchard, was relieved from his duties on Friday due to loss of confidence in the ability to command. Final determination regarding a permanent removal or resumption of command is made by the Commandant of the Coast Guard in Washington, D.C. Lt. Nolan Cuevas, commanding […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Authorities

    Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Vice Adm. Kevin McCoy formally reprimanded the commander of Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Rear Adm. (sel.) Greg Thomas, Oct. 25, for violating Article 133 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. The action was based on substantiated allegations from a formal investigation […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of USS Lake Erie (CG 70) was relieved of his duties April 27, due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Capt. John Banigan was relieved by Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne, commander of Carrier Strike Group 11. The decision was based on the findings of an investigation into poor command […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) was relieved of duty June 4 by the commander of Submarine Development Squadron 12 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.   Cmdr. Joseph Biondi was relieved of command by Capt. Vernon Parks due to a loss of confidence in […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Authorities

    The command master chief of USS Dewey (DDG 105), Master Chief Petty Officer Joe Grgetich, was relieved of his duties Aug. 21 by the commodore of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 1, Capt. Lyle Stuffle, due to his loss of confidence in Grgetich’s ability to fulfill his role as the command master chief.   Senior Chief Petty […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities

    Commander, Military Sealift Command, Rear Adm. Thomas K. Shannon, relieved Capt. Rachel Haltner of her duties as commanding officer, Medical Treatment Facility (MTF), USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), March 30. Shannon cited a loss of confidence in Haltner’s ability to command as the reason for her relief pending completion of an investigation into the command climate. […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities

    The command master chief of USS Stout (DDG 55) was relieved of his duties Oct. 3. Command Master Chief (SW/FMF/MCD/FPJ) Albert Marcucci was relieved of his duties by USS Stout (DDG 55) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Andrew Fitzpatrick following non-judicial punishment proceedings. Marcucci, began serving as Stout’s command master chief in May 2013, has been temporarily […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The chief of the boat (COB) of the Guam-based Los Angeles-class submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) was relieved of his duties July 27, 2016 due to a pattern of ineffective leadership. Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (Weapons) Joseph H. Decker III was removed from his position by Cmdr. Patrick Friedman, commanding officer of Oklahoma City. […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Peter Schnappauf III, commanding officer, Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70 relieved Command Master Chief (CMDCM) Roy B. Carter of his duties as the squadron’s command master chief June 24 due to Carter’s unsatisfactory performance as the senior enlisted leader over an extended period of time.   Carter has been reassigned to Commander, Helicopter […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 12 Command Master Chief Petty Officer Bryan Bymer was relieved of his duties Jan. 23 as a result of misconduct. Following an official investigation, Commanding Officer of EODMU-12 Cmdr. Ken Kleinschnittger relieved Bymer due to admitted fraternization that occurred at a previous duty station. Bymer has been temporarily reassigned […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Authorities

      The Commanding Officer of USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), was relieved of command May 8, 2012, by Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet, Vice Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Cmdr. Derick Armstrong was relieved as a result of an unprofessional command climate that was contrary to good […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities

    The command master chief of USS Pinckney (DDG 91) was relieved of his duties, July 13, due to loss of confidence in his ability to fulfill his role and responsibilities. Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Ralph S. Crowder III was relieved by Rear Adm. Patrick Piercey, commander of Carrier Strike Group 9. Command Master Chief Medea […]

  • 1 April 2012
    Authorities

    The chief of the boat of USS Florida (SSGN 728) (Gold) was relieved of duty March 30 by the commander of Submarine Squadron 16, at Kings Bay, Ga. Capt. Stephen Gillespie relieved Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SS) Charles Berry, due to dereliction of duty while assigned as the chief of the boat. During an investigation […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Rick Breckenridge, Commander, Submarine Group 2, relieved Cmdr. Luis Molina, commanding officer of USS Pasadena (SSN 752) on Jan. 25 due to loss of confidence in executing his duties as the submarine’s commanding officer.  “I have lost confidence in Cmdr. Molina’s ability to effectively lead USS Pasadena through its maintenance overhaul,” said Breckenridge. […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of USS Shamal (PC 13) based in Naval Station Mayport, Florida, was relieved of her duties Aug. 18, by Commander, Naval Surface Squadron (CNSS) 14 Capt. Glenn Kuffel. Lt. Cmdr. Alisha E. Hamilton was relieved of her duties by Kuffel due to loss of confidence in her ability to command following the […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8 relieved USS Hue City’s (CG 66) executive officer of his duties June 26 as a result of an investigation into the April 14 fire aboard the ship.   Rear Adm. Vic Mercado, commander, Carrier Strike Group 8, found Lt. Cmdr. John Liddle, USS Hue City’s executive officer, guilty during non-judicial […]

  • 9 August 2012

    This week FGS Sachsen has taken up station patrolling the Gulf of Aden, under the command of the European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR). She will shortly relieve fellow German frigate FGS Bremen which has served so successfully in countering-piracy with EUNAVFOR since May of this year. Bremen has made a considerable contribution to making the […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Capt. Jim Aiken, commander, Task Force 65, relieved Cmdr. Dennis Volpe, commanding officer of the Mayport-based frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), Feb. 25, due to loss of confidence in Volpe’s ability to command.   The relief occurred following a preliminary inquiry into a Feb. 12 grounding incident in Samsun, Turkey. The grounding occurred as Taylor […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Authorities

      The Blue Crew chief of the boat (COB) of the Trident ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) was relieved of his duties Aug. 15 after being found guilty of violating Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice in a Captain’s Mast proceeding at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. Senior Chief Fire […]