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News Release: JTF-GTMO commanding officer relieved of duty

Release No: 19-004 April 29, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL

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.
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LINKS TO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 
Biography, U.S. Navy Adm. Craig Faller, Commander of U.S. Southern Command
http://www.southcom.mil/About/Leadership/Bio-Article-View/Article/992093/adm-craig-s-faller/ 


 
 

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