As a result of the videos he produced while XO, the Navy has relieved CAPT Owen “Opie” Honors of his command of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. Said ADM John Harvey:
While Capt. Honors’ performance as commanding officer of USS Enterprise has been without incident, his profound lack of good judgment and professionalism while previously serving as executive officer on Enterprise calls into question his character and completely undermines his credibility to continue to serve effectively in command.
The Admiral did not explain how the videos from 2007 Read more
According to various sources, the US Navy plans to investigate the creation and use of “inappropriate” videos on board the USS Enterprise. The “star” and producer of the videos, which were created in 2006-2007, was reportedly the ship’s second in command, since promoted to its Captain. US Navy CAPT Owen Honors is a Navy fighter pilot (or “naval aviator”) as well as graduate of the Navy Test Pilot School. The Enterprise is scheduled to deploy early this year. The videos were apparently released to the Virginian-Pilot by Sailors who currently remain anonymous.
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