Lt. Cmdr. Randall J. Clemons was relieved of duty as executive officer aboard the USS McCampbell on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. (U.S. NAVY)
Lt. Cmdr. Randall J. Clemons was relieved of duty as executive officer aboard the USS McCampbell on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. (U.S. NAVY)

Navy relieves USS McCampbell officer, the second 7th Fleet firing this week

by Caitlin Doornbos
Stars and Stripes

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — For the third time this week, the Navy has removed a senior officer from duty aboard a warship — the second from the 7th Fleet, according to a Navy statement Thursday.

Lt. Cmdr. Randall Clemons was relieved of duty Tuesday “due to a loss of confidence in his ability to fulfill his responsibilities as executive officer” of the destroyer USS McCampbell, according to the statement.

Capt. Jonathan Duffy, commanding officer of Destroyer Squadron 15, removed Clemons from his position, the Navy said.

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