"Commander, Navy Special Warfare Command", Adm. Collin Green dismissed the three high-level leaders of the SEAL Team Seven from their offices on September 6. US Navy Captain Tamara Lawrence, spokeswoman for the Navy's Special Warfare Command, told CNN in a statement that explains the rare move.
"Green relieved the commanding officer of the unit, Cdr. Edward Mason; the senior officer, Lt. Cdr. Luke Im; and the team 's best – placed leader, Commanding Chief, Chief Hugh Spangler, due to a loss Englisch: www.germnews.com/archive/eng/news_2006.html which brought order and discipline into two subordinate units when deployed in combat zones, "added Lawrence. No additional penalties or disciplinary action have been imposed.
The Navy SEAL officers are not accused of engaging in the alleged behavior The Navy has blamed them for the behavior of their subordinates and the command climate they control.
Navy officials said they could not recall a similar time to the leadership a SEAL team has been similarly dismissed from their positions.
One platoon of their SEAL team, SEAL-T eam 7, was sent home early in July from Iraq because "an alleged deterioration of order and discipline" led to a loss of confidence of a military commander in the team's ability to perform mission. "Defense officials familiar with the situation told CNN that the unusual move to send the team home was based on allegations of alleged sexual assault and alcohol consumption during downtime, which led to one Violation of General Orders to Troops Involved in Overseas Campaigns
Recent Problems with the SEAL Discipline
Another recent case of discipline violations has led to an internal naval investigation where members of the SEAL team 1
Values such as honor and dedication and the principles of our naval warfare ethos due to a lack of action at all levels of leadership, "Green wrote in a memo to key subordinate commanders.
Green said that" part of the Navy SEALS "is ethically wrong with ours Culture, "and said that the root of our problem lies with members who do not correct this behavior in their leadership and prefer that misalignment to loyalty to the navy and nation."