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Another US Millitary Commander Relieved of Duty

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Humm....Another one bites the dust due to "lost confidence in ability to lead."  This is the second career Military Officer who has been relieved of duty in the past month.

 

Remember this story?

The Navy fired the commander of an organization whose aircraft allow the president and the secretary of defense to directly contact the submarines, bombers and land-based missiles that comprise the nation's strategic nuclear force.

A Navy statement said Capt. Heather E. Cole was relieved of her duties as commander of Strategic Communications Wing 1, based at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, for what it called a "loss of confidence" in her ability to lead.

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/03/18/navy-strategic-air-wing-commander-fired.html

 

Now we have another one.

The commander of a U.S. Coast Guard vessel has been temporarily relieved of his post, and the service said it has lost confidence in his ability to lead.

 The Coast Guard identified him as Cmdr. John Bitterman, who took the helm of the Astoria-based cutter Steadfast in July. The Coast Guard would not specify a reason, said a spokesman, Lt. Donnie Brzuska of the Pacific Area Command in Alameda, California.

 Bitterman was reassigned to the Coast Guard Warrenton station pending an investigation. He did not respond to a request for comment made though the Coast Guard. The cutter's temporary leader is Cmdr. John Pruitt of the Motion Picture & Television Office in Los Angeles.

 The Daily Astorian reports the 210-foot Steadfast patrols from the Pacific Northwest to South America.

http://www.kdrv.com/news/Coast_Guard_Reassigns_Commander_Citing_Loss_of_Confidence.html

 

Here is part of Cmdr. John Bitterman's Bio:

During his distinguished career he has conducted maritime law enforcement, search and rescue, illegal immigration interdiction, and counter-narcotic operations throughout the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, the Caribbean, and in the Persian Gulf enforcing United Nations sanctions.

CDR Bitterman has been involved with the execution of over 1,000 law enforcement boardings, the seizure of over 15 metric tons of narcotics, the interdiction of over 800 illegal migrants, and the successful completion of numerous search and rescue cases.

CDR Bitterman's principal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the 9/11 Medal, two Coast Guard Achievement medals, the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation, and numerous unit and personal awards.

http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgcsteadfast/co_steadfast.asp

 

Let me get his straight....Commander Bitterman is being replaced by the Commander of the Motion Picture & Television Office?  What the hell is going on? They are firing all of the Commanders for loss of confidence? Maybe its because they are not willing to follow orders that will endanger the America people.

 

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He actually did his job,  probably too well.  And,  he probably didn't want to go along with the new plan,  the result of that is. 

Youre Fired. :o

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Add another one to the list..

The commanding officer of the Guam-based fast attack submarine Oklahoma City was fired Jan. 6 for deficiencies in his leadership and proficiency in command.

Cmdr. Mike Conner was relieved of command of the forward-deployed submarine by his boss, Capt. Jeffrey Grimes, who commands Submarine Squadron 15, also based in Guam.

“Commanding officers are required to possess and demonstrate the highest levels of responsibility, reliability and leadership,” said Cmdr. Brook Dewalt, spokesman for the Hawaii-based Submarine Forces, Pacific. “Cmdr. Conner was removed due to loss of confidence in his ability to meet those standards.”

More: http://www.navytimes.com/story/military/2016/01/06/submarine-oklahoma-city-co-fired-lackluster-leadership/78349198/

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2 hours ago, CGK said:

Add another one to the list..

The commanding officer of the Guam-based fast attack submarine Oklahoma City was fired Jan. 6 for deficiencies in his leadership and proficiency in command.

Cmdr. Mike Conner was relieved of command of the forward-deployed submarine by his boss, Capt. Jeffrey Grimes, who commands Submarine Squadron 15, also based in Guam.

“Commanding officers are required to possess and demonstrate the highest levels of responsibility, reliability and leadership,” said Cmdr. Brook Dewalt, spokesman for the Hawaii-based Submarine Forces, Pacific. “Cmdr. Conner was removed due to loss of confidence in his ability to meet those standards.”

More: http://www.navytimes.com/story/military/2016/01/06/submarine-oklahoma-city-co-fired-lackluster-leadership/78349198/

*sigh* why do they feel the need to remove good officers? oh wait... because they wont do what the gov wants. thats right!

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Yup, they must not be seeing Global Warming as the biggest threat to American Security? Hey... these officers might know enough about the oceans, the changes, the LACK of changes to not buy Obie's BS?

:JSfrXsb:

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