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Ex-Blue Angels leader (TRUNCATED) gets a 'career-ending' letter of reprimand
Daily Mail ^ | 4 June 2014 | Snejana Farberov

Posted on 06/04/2014 1:44:10 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel

Full Title: "Ex-Blue Angels leader who did nothing to stop sexual remarks and porn in the workplace gets a 'career-ending' letter of reprimand".

A former Blue Angels commander tolerated inappropriate sexual comments and naked pictures in the cockpits of the team's planes during his time as its leader, the Navy said Tuesday. (snip) The Navy said his command had explicit pornography, including photos of naked women, in aircraft cockpits; the painting of giant male genitalia in blue and gold on the roof of the center point trailer at the Blue Angels' winter training facilities in El Centro; and sexually charged, raunchy, and homophobic humor on maps and itineraries.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: blueangels; captgregorymcwherter; doublestandard; gaymilitary; gregorymcwherter; navy; regorymcwherter; subversion; witchhunt
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I searched and couldn't find where this particular article had been posted. It has more detail than the LA Times or other articles.

Also, a check of Google Earth shows only the Blue Angels' shield painted on the hangar roof (not the other explicit paintings as alleged in the article).

1 posted on 06/04/2014 1:44:10 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel
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To: Fast Moving Angel
Probably meant ceiling.

None of this is surprising. It is SOP for flag officers.

2 posted on 06/04/2014 1:45:50 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

so what gay was offended the pilots liked women more?


3 posted on 06/04/2014 1:46:34 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: Fast Moving Angel

This is today’s military (severe barf warning):

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=753058391383889&fref=nf


4 posted on 06/04/2014 1:47:39 PM PDT by IChing
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To: blueplum

It was a woman who was offended. And she took down a really good man by all reports except this ONE.


5 posted on 06/04/2014 1:48:24 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: IChing

This is the most disturbing thing I have ever watched, I was hoping it was a gag, staged....these are United States marines!!!!?? To an extent, I get the Islamic beheading vídeos, but I just don’t get this...our military has been completely pussified!!!! In my day these fags would have gotten the sh*t beaten out of them if they acted like this watching some girly kiddie cartoon!!!!! Wtf???!!


6 posted on 06/04/2014 1:49:23 PM PDT by IChing
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To: Fast Moving Angel
Lurking under this title:

Naked photos in aircraft cited in Navy probe

7 posted on 06/04/2014 1:49:41 PM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: blueplum
so what gay was offended the pilots liked women more?

Doesn't say -- but apparently all this arose out of the filing of a single complaint in March. So a single complaint has the power to bring a warrior like him down.

As a side note, he was also president of the Tailhook Association.

8 posted on 06/04/2014 1:50:21 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

pictures of squack and dirty jokes. BDD


9 posted on 06/04/2014 1:50:30 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Ha! They should have seen the Harbor Patrol electrical shop in Danang, RVN in 1968. It was wall to wall Playboy foldouts. I’d have loved getting a “career-ending” letter.


10 posted on 06/04/2014 1:50:34 PM PDT by Seruzawa (Gully Foyle is my name, and Terra is my nation)
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To: Ezekiel

That God this wasn’t the norm in WWII or we’d all be speaking German now.


11 posted on 06/04/2014 1:51:35 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men)
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To: Ezekiel

Thanks ... similar article, but there are better photos at the Daily Mail article :-)


12 posted on 06/04/2014 1:52:05 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: petitfour

I guarantee you the way this worked was somebody was screwing around and got caught, then tried to deflect blame by bringing up all this history. What the Navy did was take down an exceptional officer and pilot and get to discredit Naval Aviation again on charges that are totally blown out of proportion.


13 posted on 06/04/2014 1:52:43 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

homophomic humor - (don’t make fun of the fags, it will hurt their feelings)


14 posted on 06/04/2014 1:53:23 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Well they are called cockpits aren’t they? (I am referring to the area of the plane where the pilot sits, of course)


15 posted on 06/04/2014 1:53:49 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparisons)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

The United States will never win another war again with these guys running it.

16 posted on 06/04/2014 1:53:57 PM PDT by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Once again we have to go to a foreign News source to find out facts about what is going on in this country. Kudos to The Daily Mail.


17 posted on 06/04/2014 1:54:16 PM PDT by Tallguy
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To: IChing

Severe barf warning is right. Please tell me all that was a setup.


18 posted on 06/04/2014 1:54:33 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

He’ll land on his feet. Since the USA doesn’t want him, the Chinese and Russian navies need good consultants...


19 posted on 06/04/2014 1:55:23 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL-GALT-DELETE])
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To: USNBandit

I have no idea. I have read it was a woman with a vendetta for who knows what reason. She waited more than a year to accuse Captain McWherter. People who were there and know her want to know why. It is a terrible thing.


20 posted on 06/04/2014 1:56:25 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Fast Moving Angel

I really wish I could tell you that. I am traumatized by it.


21 posted on 06/04/2014 1:56:35 PM PDT by IChing
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To: IChing

“This is the most disturbing thing I have ever watched, I was hoping it was a gag, staged....these are United States marines!!!!?? “

Every parent I know has memorized the words to every Disney song. I laughed my bottom off. They’re just kids having fun.

I was in Wal-Mart and this really young Marine was behind me so I struck up a conversation. He was buying a bag of (Twizlers I think.) I noticed that was the only thing he had, a kid’s candy.


22 posted on 06/04/2014 1:57:39 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Fast Moving Angel
Anything like these from the noses of WW2 era B-24s?



If the pilots had pictures of naked men, they would have been given medals.

23 posted on 06/04/2014 1:58:40 PM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: Mr. Jeeves
He’ll land on his feet.

I was reading there's a shortage of commercial pilots. The Navy doesn't want him, some civilian carrier might. With any luck, he'll land (pun intended) a plum job with a large carrier for some serious $$$$.

24 posted on 06/04/2014 1:59:00 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: petitfour

>> a woman with a vendetta

A hate-crime by a male-ophobic


25 posted on 06/04/2014 1:59:22 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Fido969

You got that right.


26 posted on 06/04/2014 2:01:10 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: Gen.Blather

We sold Twizzlers at the snack bar at our boys’ high school baseball games. You would be amazed at how many adults love Twizzlers. And so does my hubby, but he uses our children as an excuse to buy them.


27 posted on 06/04/2014 2:02:03 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Fast Moving Angel

It was the homosexual stuff that got him canned. How can we have a society that is as sexually explicit, sexualized and pornned up as ours is and then fault this guy?

It’s as if morality is only for white males.


28 posted on 06/04/2014 2:02:23 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Dr. Thorne
Anything like these from the noses of WW2 era B-24s?

I've never seen gay-related aircraft nose art (and hope NOT to!!). ;-)

29 posted on 06/04/2014 2:02:53 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Yeah, but the passengers might not appreciate the aerobatics, ya know?


30 posted on 06/04/2014 2:05:07 PM PDT by Tallguy
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To: 1010RD
It’s as if morality is only for white males.

Not only morality, but manners, honesty, following the law, self-control, and all other what we could consider normal societal and family values.

Don't get me started!!

31 posted on 06/04/2014 2:05:27 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: JaguarXKE

Yeah no kidding, after the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor and all! :-O

PS how is everything with your friend’s mom and son? I still remember your fine tribute to a man gone way too soon.


32 posted on 06/04/2014 2:05:46 PM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Seruzawa

Oh, please, please don’t send me back to the states!


33 posted on 06/04/2014 2:06:07 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: petitfour

Hell hath no fury like a woman *scorned*.


34 posted on 06/04/2014 2:06:19 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Tallguy
the passengers might not appreciate the aerobatics, ya know?

LOL! Well, the airline could advertise, no extra charge for the thrill ride. And how many times, recently, have you seen an airline give ANYthing away?? ;-)

35 posted on 06/04/2014 2:06:49 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: Wiser now

The woman rumored to be responsible is newly married. But I don’t know why those in the know think it is this particular woman.


36 posted on 06/04/2014 2:09:05 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: 1010RD

“It’s as if morality is only for white males.”

You just swerved into it. It’s merely an excuse to fire the guy. That’s all it is. Somebody had a vendetta against the captain — probably some junior officer in his unit — and this was the easiest, most convenient way to go outside the chain of command and ‘get’ the CO.

The “guns are laid” for certain subjects like homophobia and sexism. All that has to happen is somebody stands up and makes the accusation and the wheels of injustice begin to grind. The beauty part (from the accuser’s standpoint) is that they often get to remain anonymous.


37 posted on 06/04/2014 2:10:15 PM PDT by Tallguy
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To: Fast Moving Angel

There needs to be another purge in the military come 2016. Every POS liberal has to go. And everything returned to reality.


38 posted on 06/04/2014 2:16:55 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

It was all because he wasn’t into celebrating LBGTQMNOP stuff, I guess. Wasn’t he set to become commander of some big California base? I am guessing.


39 posted on 06/04/2014 2:20:56 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Norm Lenhart

You are correct and the justice dept too.

5.56mm


40 posted on 06/04/2014 2:24:05 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Fast Moving Angel

I have flown over the El Centro base several times and I never saw St Peter.


41 posted on 06/04/2014 2:24:06 PM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Ezekiel
Thanks for asking.

Rogle's mom moved from Albuquerque to Phoenix to live near her sister. The son moved to Oklahoma with his mother (Rogel's estranged wife). Probably not a great thing, but the best under the circumstances since his mom was over 80 and in no shape to raise a teen.

42 posted on 06/04/2014 2:27:33 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

The ONLY good side of all these ‘purges’ is that BO and company are removing the WARRIORS from the ranks as Leaders.

Which means, their expertise may be put to use by the ‘rifle behind every blade of grass’ crowd that a one time Japanese Admiral or General Officer referred to.

If ‘weaker’ women, ‘dumber’ minorities, queers, cross dressing don’t know what head to use people etal are going to be ‘OUR’ Protectors, we need to grow some more blades of grass.


43 posted on 06/04/2014 2:31:48 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Those are my principles. If you don't like them, I have others. (G Marx))".)
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To: 1010RD
It’s as if morality is only for white normal males.

Fixed it for ya........

44 posted on 06/04/2014 2:37:13 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Fast Moving Angel

since when are nude pictures pornographic....they are nudes and museums are full of them


45 posted on 06/04/2014 2:39:38 PM PDT by terycarl (common sense prevails over all else)
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To: Tallguy

I remember flying into a WV town (you know how they shave off the top of a hill and put a runway on it) on a regional jet. The pilot had to be a NavAir vet and was reliving trapping his Tomcat on the three wire. Cause he just stuck the landing - BAM - and we were down.

I quite enjoyed it.


46 posted on 06/04/2014 2:49:37 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: petitfour
It always works out to be somebody screwing around and wants to take out everybody around them. Usually it is sexual.
47 posted on 06/04/2014 2:50:54 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

We’re in the middle of a major war, and need every top notch pilot we can get. What about this guy?

1) Amazing quality pilot. Led the Blue Angels.

2) Accomplished on the very best technology.

3) Very highly skilled, a Top Gun worth a dozen or more enemy pilots.

4) Whoops. He looked at porn. Well, too bad. I guess we’ll just lose this war.


48 posted on 06/04/2014 2:53:49 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: Gen.Blather

“I was in Wal-Mart and this really young Marine was behind me so I struck up a conversation. He was buying a bag of (Twizlers I think.) I noticed that was the only thing he had, a kid’s candy.”

Yeah so?


49 posted on 06/04/2014 2:57:12 PM PDT by 2CAVTrooper (If you ain't CAV, you ain't.......)
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To: petitfour
What he didn't give her something off her gift registry from Neiman Marcus?
50 posted on 06/04/2014 3:00:09 PM PDT by 2CAVTrooper (If you ain't CAV, you ain't.......)
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