SUB SKIPPER SACKED AT PEARL HARBOR
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Tory Swanson started his Naval career as an enlisted man. And now, for all intensive purposes, the Colorado native who made it all the way to commanding officer of a fast-attack submarine during his 26 years in the service, is on his way out.
The press release carried the same "boiler-plate" we usually get when a CO is canned. " . . . he was relieved due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command."
In other words, Swanson should be getting his retirement papers in order. He has no future left in the silent service.
NO "PERSONAL TRANSGRESSIONS" CITED
At least we know this much. Swanson's relief wasn't a result of him walking the plank for being drunk on duty, messing around with females, or even the males. The reason he was canned was not - repeat, not - the result of a "personal transgression."
A spokesperson for CAPT Harry Gantfaume, boss of Submarine Squadron 1 at Pearl Harbor, hinted Swanson's fate was related to "operational decision-making." The flak declined to elaborate, saying an "on-going investigation" precluded further comment.
Prior to this, Swanson has maintained a blemish-free record. The Perdue University graduate won plaudits for his service as an engineering officer aboard the USS Greenville, before coming on board the Mississippi in April 2013.
SQUADRON C.O. SACKED IN SEX SCANDAL
NAVY SAYS CAPTAIN SCOTT BAWDEN RELIEVED
OF COMMAND "DUE TO LOSS OF CONFIDENCE"
BUT MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM HAS LEARNED
WHAT BRASS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW - THE
WORD IS BAWDEN MAY HAVE BEEN "INVOLVED
WITH" WIFE OF ENLISTED SAILOR - BIG "NO-NO"
BAWDEN - FORMER MARINE ENLISTED MAN - TO
LOSE ANY CHANCE FOR PROMOTION TO ADMIRAL
BAWDEN FIRED SKIPPER OF SUBMARINE
"COLUMBUS" IN JUNE - NOW HE GETS THE BOOT
|TWO MORE TOP NAVY MEN "WALK THE PLANK"
COMMANDING OFFICER OF PROWLER SQUADRON
ON CARRIER VINSON AND CMC OF DOCK LANDING
SHIP "FORT McHENRY" GET THE BOOT - CMDR
JONATHAN JACKSON IS 22ND C.O. RELIEVED
THIS YEAR - WELL-RESPECTED COMMAND MASTER
CHIEF DONALD DARCY IS AXED - NAVY WON'T
DISCLOSE DETAILS - 23-YEAR VETERAN JOINS
SIX OTHER CMC'S AND ONE CHIEF OF THE BOAT
(SUBMARINE) TO BE FIRED SO FAR IN 2011
|"MAN OVERBOARD!" - NAVY CAPT. DAVID SOLMS
RELIEVED OF COMMAND AT TRIDENT TRAINING
FACILITY - "INAPPROPRIATE PERSONAL BEHAVIOR"
CITED AS REASON FOR FIRING - SOLMS 14TH
SKIPPER MADE TO WALK THE PLANK - CANNED
CAPTAIN WAS FORMER COMMANDER OF ATTACK
SUBMARINE USS HAWAII FROM 2005 - 2007
|NAVY FIRES FIRST COMMANDING OFFICER
FOUR DAYS INTO THE NEW YEAR - SUB SKIPPER
CDR THOMAS WINTER RELIEVED AFTER HIS
BOAT COLLIDES WITH CRUISER - INCIDENT TOOK
PLACE LAST OCTOBER OFF FLORIDA COAST
|TWO MORE SUB OFFICERS WALK PLANK
BOTH COMMANDER AND XO OF USS JACKSONVILLE
RELIEVED - FIRINGS COME IN WAKE OF ACCIDENT
AT SEA - PERISCOPE DAMAGED WHEN FAST ATTACK
SUBMARINE COLLIDED WITH CIVILIAN CRAFT
|ANOTHER SUB SKIPPER GETS THE BOOT
CMDR CHARLES MAHER RELIEVED IN WAKE
OF NAVY PROBE INTO SOME CREW "CHEATING"
ON TRAINING EXAMS - NOTRE DAME GRADUATE
REASSIGNED TO DESK DUTIES AT GROTON
|FORMER NAVY TOP GUN INSTRUCTOR "SHOT
DOWN" FOR INAPPROPRIATE RELATIONSHIP WITH
FEMALE OFFICER IN HIS CHAIN-OF-COMMAND
NAVAL ACADEMY GRAD (1989) HAD BEEN C. O. OF
CARRIER AIR WING 17 ASSIGNED TO USS CARL
VINSON - "CHILLY" WINTER - ONE OF NAVY'S BEST
PILOTS - OVER 4000 HOURS IN AIR, COMBAT DUTY,
AND MORE THAN 800 CARRIER LANDINGS