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Thursday, October 21, 2021

A US Navy report has concluded that major failures within the military command chain allowed a fire to destroy a US warship, according to US media.

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The report has not yet been made public and it is unclear if any of the 36 individuals have been punished by commanders.

I would write "wake me up when any admiral or FGO is held responsible," but the resulting duration of sleep would be coma-esque.

#1 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-20 11:15 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Cushy country club for lewzers that can't do real jobs. The Roman's would decimate the commanders. The Chinese would do worse. The US might cut back on their booze budget, for a bit.

#2 | Posted by bored at 2021-10-21 01:18 AM | Reply

My nephew is a Commander in the Navy. He was part of the team that investigated this incident. My niece said he was questioning whether he wanted to remain in the Navy after working on this. He said they basically ignored everything they are taught.

#3 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-10-21 07:06 AM | Reply

he was questioning whether he wanted to remain in the Navy after working on this.

Tailhook, Fat Leonard, USS Fitzgerald. Case studies in minimum accountability for leadership

#4 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-21 08:13 AM | Reply

"36 officials, including five admirals, face potential discipline over Bonhomme Richard fire"

www.navytimes.com

#5 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-21 11:38 AM | Reply

an hour into the fire, no water or retardant had been laid onto the fire, even though FedFire crews had laid down their hose line toward Lower V. The fire had spread unabated for nearly two hours before the first firefighters " crews from the San Diego Fire Department " poured water onto the flames....

"The DC Central Watch Supervisor stated that neither he nor EDO had an idea of how bad the fire was until later events forced them to evacuate DC Central. At no point did either the DC Central Watch Supervisor or EDO attempt to start any additional equipment or activate Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) firefighting systems," investigators wrote.

No wonder the ship was lost.

FUBAR

#6 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-21 12:04 PM | Reply

Woke kills.

#7 | Posted by visitor_ at 2021-10-21 09:10 PM | Reply

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