- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -

Navy fires two more commanders

Posted By admin On November 22, 2012 @ 5:35 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Stars and Stripes [1]
Nov 22, 2012

NAPLES, Italy — The Navy on Monday dismissed two commanders amid allegations of misconduct, weeks before they were both scheduled to assume new commands.

Capt. Ted Williams was relieved as commander of the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney, and Cmdr. Ray Hartman was relieved as commander of the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Fort McHenry, said Cmdr. Marc Boyd, spokesman for U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Africa. The Navy would not describe the nature of the allegations. Both investigations center on personal conduct, Boyd said.

Williams’ investigation began Oct. 26 and is pending adjudication, Boyd said. Williams has been temporarily reassigned to the staff of U.S. 6th Fleet in Naples. He took command of the Mount Whitney in September 2011. Before that, he served as interim executive officer of the USS Eisenhower after then-executive officer Capt. Robert Gamberg was relieved of command.

Capt. Craig Clapperton has since been named the commanding officer of the Mount Whitney. Clapperton had been scheduled to take command of the Mount Whitney in December. His change of command was accelerated because of Williams’ departure.


Full article here [1]

Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com

URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/navy-fires-two-more-commanders.html

URLs in this post:

[1] Stars and Stripes: http://www.stripes.com/news/navy/navy-fires-two-more-commanders-1.197792

[2] US Navy Fires on Ship in Persian Gulf, One Dead: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-navy-fires-on-ship-in-persian-gulf-one-dead.html

[3] Chinese Warship Confronts Indian Navy Vessel In The South China Sea: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinese-warship-confronts-indian-navy-vessel-in-the-south-china-sea-read-more-httpwww-businessinsider-comchinese-warship-confronts-indian-navy-vessel-in-south-china-sea-2011-9ixzz1wiq4o55r.html

[4] Navy wants commando ‘mothership’ in Middle East: http://www.prisonplanet.com/navy-wants-commando-%e2%80%98mothership%e2%80%99-in-middle-east.html

[5] U.S. Navy Discharging 49 Sailors from Aircraft Carrier that ‘Buried Osama Bin Laden at Sea” for Using or Distributing Drugs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-navy-discharging-49-sailors-from-aircraft-carrier-that-%e2%80%98buried-osama-bin-laden-at-sea%e2%80%9d-for-using-or-distributing-drugs.html

[6] US navy vessels collide in Strait of Hormuz: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-navy-vessels-collide-in-strait-of-hormuz.html

Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.