Fired Enterprise CO Seeks Support

The Navy Times notes US Navy CAPT Owen Honors, relieved of his command of the carrier USS Enterprise, has started a website requesting statements of support.

The site indicates he will face a board of inquiry to determine his future in the Navy — or under what circumstances he will leave the service.

On a related note, and without a hint of irony, the Washington Times published an article noting the US Navy has become “too politically correct for ‘old salts’.”  Of course, it also makes reference to a recent patch circulating among the “young” salts after the recent controversies over Honors, his language, and other “scandals” about callsigns:

Despite the claim it’s the “older generation” that can’t get with the program on the new military culture, it appears some younger troops may feel the same way.

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