The Navy has stated that it has dismissed the top two officers of the USS Montgomery battleship because of “loss of confidence in its command capabilities.”

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Taken on June 29, 2019, this photo shows the USS Montgomery (LCS 8), an Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship of the US Navy, calling at the port of Davao City in southern Mindanao.Man Mandeget via Getty Images / AFP

  • The US Navy has fired USS Montgomery commanders and bailiffs.

  • Rare actions against officials were due to “loss of confidence in their commanding ability.”

  • According to media reports, he was released from his job because he handled the sexual harassment investigation.

The U.S. Navy announced Thursday that it had dismissed the top two police officers in charge of USS Montgomery because of “loss of confidence in command.”

Cmdr. Commanders Richard Zumberan and Cmdr. Executive Officer Philip Lundberg was both released from his duties by the rare dismissal of two senior officials.Both Zamberlan and Randberg will be reassigned to the Navy Naval, Navy of the Pacific Fleet statement Said.

The Navy did not reveal in a statement on December 30 why it was behind the shooting, New York Times When San Diego Union Tribune Shortly thereafter, it was reported that both Zamberlan and Lundberg were removed due to the processing of the sexual harassment investigation.

The details of the investigation and the roles of the two officers in the investigation remain unclear. USS Montgomery is a San Diego-based littoral combat ship.

According to a Navy statement, Cmdr. Dustin Ronero was appointed commander “until permanent relief was confirmed.”

As the Times reported, the US Navy launched some high-profile sexual harassment scandals during the last year.

Last April, the Navy’s 1-star Admiral who oversaw the Fleet Preparation Center Freed from work during sexual harassment investigation.. At that time, the Navy also issued a short statement, stating that its termination was due to “a loss of confidence in his commanding ability.”

Last March, Inspector General General Report A former Navy Auditor has sexually harassed 12 female Navy Audit Service personnel and documented evidence that they “engaged in the epidemic pattern of sexual harassment and sexual harassment when interacting with female subordinates.”

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