Navy relieves Guantanamo Bay base chief of command

[JURIST] The commanding officer of the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay [official website] was relieved of his duties Saturday and transferred to another base. Capt. Leslie J. McCoy [Navy profile], base commander since March 2003, was dismissed amid allegations of inappropriate management practices. According to a Navy press release [text], McCoy’s reassignment is not related to the Joint Task Force detainee operations at the facility. AP has more.

 

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