News Release: JTF-GTMO commanding officer relieved of duty
Release No: 19-004
April 29, 2019
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DORAL, Fla – Commander, U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Navy Adm. Craig Faller, relieved U.S. Navy Rear Adm. John Ring, commander, Joint Task Force - Guantanamo, April 27, due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. John Hussey, JTF-GTMO’s deputy commander, has been designated the acting commander. This change in leadership will not interrupt the safe, humane, legal care and custody provided to the detainee population at GTMO.
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
• Biography, U.S. Navy Adm. Craig Faller, Commander of U.S. Southern Command