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Admiral picked to lead Navy is retiring; bad judgment cited

Jul. 8, 2019 8:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The four-star admiral set to become the Navy's top officer on Aug. 1 will instead retire, an extraordinary downfall prompted by what Navy Secretary Richard Spencer called poor judgment regarding a professional relationship. The sudden move by Adm. William Moran, announced Sunday, may add...

US Naval War College is getting its 1st female president

Jun. 14, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam will be the first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College, the Navy announced Friday, days after removing the college president who came under investigation over questionable behavior. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will be...

AP Interview: Navy's top admiral discusses war college probe

Jun. 12, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Navy's top admiral said Wednesday that he felt he had enough information to warrant removing the president of the Naval War College from his post this week, days after The Associated Press reported on the investigation at the college and more than a year after the initial complaint...

Correction: Naval War College story

Jun. 11, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In a story June 10 about an investigation into the president of the U.S. Naval War College, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer was scheduled to attend a strategy forum at the school. The Navy says he was only planning to attend...