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Comments () | Published June 3, 2013

The Navy has a tradition of not forgiving mistakes. So how is it that a pilot who knowingly fired on a friendly plane—costing the government millions and nearly killing two men—was able to rise through the ranks to the Navy’s highest level?

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  • aloxxley

    Did the Sixth Fleet Commander, Carrier Group Group Commander, Airwing Commander or the the USS Saratoga commanding officer(Captain Frost) suffer any career ramifications as a result of allowing this incompetent naval officer to fly a jet fighter? Will the author please tell us how their careers were effected by this "bozo".
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