Don’t forget to tell the boss – Admiral Sacked

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February 22, 2008

Admiral Eiji YoshikawaA short follow up to yesterday’s post: 72 ColRegs and a Japanese Destroyer

Japanese Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba has decided to dismiss Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) Chief of Staff Eiji Yoshikawa over failure to report a ship collision in time on Tuesday, Japanese media reported Friday. Yoshikawa waited ninety minutes to inform higher ups.

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This post was written by Richard Rodriguez, Rescue Tug Captain, and US Coast Guard approved instructor for License Training. You can read more of his articles at the BitterEnd of the net.


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