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Monday, July 08, 2019

The man set to take over as the head of the Navy declined the position over the weekend, less than one month before he was scheduled to begin the job.

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Yo-heave-ho, and a bottle o' rum !

#1 | Posted by LesWit at 2019-07-08 06:48 PM | Reply

"he was accused of making unwanted sexual advances at women"

Whaaa?

Seems like a perfect candidate to join Humpy and the Deplorables.

Sounds like another Taco Squeezer to me!

#2 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-07-08 06:50 PM | Reply

It wasn't him. It was his friend. He was in trouble for keeping a professional or personal relationship after the guy got drunk and hit on colleagues at a party.

#3 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-07-08 08:04 PM | Reply

You have to wonder what was in those emails between them... Just saying.

#4 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2019-07-08 08:34 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Damn, tough to be forced to retire when on the precipice of landing a dream job among flag officers, due to a friend's actions, but that was bad judgement on his part.

#5 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2019-07-08 09:04 PM | Reply

You have to wonder what was in those emails between them... Just saying. #4 | POSTED BY GALAXIEPETE

Those would likely be FOIA material, but it may just be association or the nonaction of punishment against his colleague which did him in.

#6 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2019-07-08 09:05 PM | Reply

Scoop: there are ten four-stars in the Navy:
The most six senior of those are:
Davidson Caldwell Foggo Grady, then John Aquilino (wins for best name, IMO), and Faller.

VADM White would be my favorite, because that would mean we would lead the way in Cyber, but that would require a promotion + getting the top gig, which isn't how these things work.

#7 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2019-07-08 11:11 PM | Reply

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