Relieved of Command

Controversy Sparks at Firing of Marine Female Recruit Battalion CO

Lt. Col. Kate Germano, ousted commander of Marine female recruit training on Parris Island. DoD photo

The Marine officer who made female recruits better shots at boot camp has been relieved of her command, igniting controversy. Military Times reports that Lt. Col. Kate Germano served only a year as the head of the 4th Recruit Training Battalion on Parris Island, S.C., before her dismissal. She got bounced June 30 after a command investigation ... more

Investigation: Fired Rota Hospital Commander Sexually Harassed Sailors

Capt. Michial S. Warrington

NAPLES, Italy — The Navy fired the commander of its hospital in Rota, Spain, earlier this year after finding he sexually harassed sailors while drunk at a party, according to a newly completed Navy investigation. Capt. Michial S. Warrington was relieved in March for what Navy Medicine East called “unprofessional behavior.” The investigation was... more

Air Force General: 'There Was a Huge Morale Problem' in Nuke Force

This photo taken June 24, 2014, shows a patch on the commander's chair in the underground control room where a pair of missile launch officers man a 24-hour shift at an ICBM launch control facility at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. Charlie Riedel/AP

The man in charge of the U.S. Air Force's nuclear missile arsenal acknowledged that many airmen in the nuke force were dissatisfied with their jobs at the time of last year's cheating scandal. Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, who as commander of the 20th Air Force oversees the service's arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles, was blunt wh... more

Reminder: NASKEF Reunion 2015

Attention all service members and veterans who served at the airbase in Keflavik Iceland: the good people of Iceland will be hosting their 2nd Annual reunion in your honor at NASKEF on September 4th 2015. The event will include tours of the local area and former cold war air base and a gala/dinner. There is also an optional brunch to be held at the world famous 'Blue Lagoon.' Local tours, trips, hotels, and rental cars can be booked through ww... more

Squadron Boss Lost Job Over 'Unprofessional Relationship'

Lt. Col. Scott Foley. Photo by Airman 1st Class Kayla Newman/Air Force

A squadron commander at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland was relieved earlier this month for having an unprofessional relationship with an airman in his command, the Air Force said Tuesday, but questions about his exit remained unanswered. Brig. Gen. Robert LaBrutta, commander of Joint Base San Antonio, issued a brief statement that went beyond ... more

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