MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. --
The commander of Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 225, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, was relieved for cause following concerns of poor judgement, January 24.
The relief came as a surprise from an otherwise exceptionally performing commander with a long and distinguished career.
It is a necessity to enforce standards and is vital that 3rd MAW provides strong and effective leadership to promote operational excellence, trust, and combat readiness.
An Officer-In-Charge has been assigned, in the interim, to complete the remaining tasks needed to finalize VMFA-225’s “sun down” items.
The outgoing commander’s relief should not detract from his accomplishments and outstanding performance in both the operational and supporting establishments.
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