Relieved of Command

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

Iran Enters Iraqi Fight for Key Oil Refinery, US Officials Say

Displaced civilians from Ramadi wait to receive humanitarian aid from the United Nations in a camp in the town of Amiriyat al-Fallujah, west of Baghdad, Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

WASHINGTON -- Iran has entered the fight to retake a major Iraqi oil refinery from Islamic State militants, contributing small numbers of troops -- including some operating artillery and other heavy weapons -- in support of advancing Iraqi ground forces, U.S. defense officials said Friday. Two U.S. defense officials said Iranian forces have tak... more

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