Hirings and Firings

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USS Roosevelt Holds Change of Command Underway
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USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) held a change of command ceremony at sea July 1.

Cmdr. Robert S. Thompson relieved Cmdr. Robert B. Chadwick II as commanding officer of Roosevelt at the ceremony.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=61466
 
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From The Navy Times (Follow up):

Report: Eisenhower XO fired for relationship
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NORFOLK, Va. – The former executive officer of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower had an inappropriate relationship with a woman soldier when both were married, but Navy investigators did not find evidence of adultery, according to an investigative report obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
More at http://www.navytimes.com/news/2011/07/ap-navy-eisenhower-xo-fired-for-relationship-report-says-071111/
 
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FIRED!!!!

CO fired after sub tender hits channel buoy
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The commanding officer of a submarine tender based in Diego Garcia was fired Friday after his ship struck a channel buoy in June, the Navy said Friday. He is the 13th CO fired this year.
More at http://www.navytimes.com/news/2011/07/navy-co-fired-after-sub-tender-hits-channel-buoy-071511/

Comment: Anybody get the sense that the Zero Defects culture is pushing reactions to trival incidents like this waaaayyyyyy too far? I do!
 
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USS Toledo Welcomes New Commanding Officer
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GROTON, Conn. (NNS) -- Command of Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) changed hands during a change of command ceremony aboard the submarine, July 15.

Cmdr. Sam Geiger relieved Cmdr. Douglas Reckamp as commanding officer during the ceremony.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=61624
 
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NSTF Yorktown Welcomes New Commanding Officer
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YORKTOWN, Va. (NNS) -- Cmdr. Eugene D. Lacoste relieved Cmdr. Michael Dargel as commanding officer of Naval Submarine Torpedo Facility Yorktown during a change of command ceremony, a time-honored product of the Navy's rich naval heritage, July 22.

After reading his orders Lacoste emphasized the role teamwork has on an organization.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=61757
 
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Cariello Assumes Command of NAVFAC EURAFSWA
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NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Capt. Louis V. Cariello relieved Capt. Jeffrey T. Bowery as Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (NAVFAC EURAFSWA) during a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Naples here, July 28.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=61836
 
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Center for Security Forces Changes Leadership
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Capt. James R. Boorujy relieved Capt. Peter H. Jefferson as commanding officer of The Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) during a change of command ceremony at the Drexler Conference Center on board Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Fort Story, July 28.

Capt. Kevin Oakes, director of learning development at the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), served as guest speaker.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=61915
 
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Submarine Squadron 16 Changes Command
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KINGS BAY, Ga. (NNS) -- Commander, Submarine Squadron (CSS) 16 held a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Aug. 3.

Capt. Stephen Gillespie relieved Capt. Tracy Howard as the commodore of one of the Navy's most decorated submarine squadrons.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=61962
 
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Truman Welcomes New Commanding Officer
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NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) changed command in Norfolk Aug. 5.

Capt. Tushar R. Tembe relieved Capt. Joseph M. Clarkson as Truman's commanding officer during a ceremony at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center at Nauticus museum.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=62049
 
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From The Navy Times (Blowback):

Board gets ‘XO Movie Night’ documents
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The three officers who will decide the fate of the captain behind the controversial and racy “XO Movie Night”￾ videos on the carrier Enterprise met briefly Tuesday in a Naval Station Norfolk, Va., courtroom to receive the stack of documents and digitized video clips they’ll review over the next two weeks.
More at http://www.navytimes.com/news/2011/08/navy-honors-xo-night-board-inquiry-080911w/
 
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Carrier Enterprise to get third CO of 2011
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The Norfolk, Va.-based Enterprise, the Navy’s oldest carrier, will get its third commanding officer of 2011 Wednesday morning.
More at http://www.navytimes.com/news/2011/08/navy-enterprise-to-get-third-commanding-officer-of-2011-081611/

Comment: I don't know whether to congratulate this officer or offer condolances. The navy is going to try and get one more deployment out of this half century old ship and he'll have his work cut out for him.