Navy commander at Guantanamo Bay fired

January 22, 2015 6:05 PM

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The commanding officer at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been reassigned due to a "loss of confidence" in his ability to command amid a criminal investigation, the Navy said.

The Navy, citing an ongoing investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, said in a statement that Capt. John Nettleton was reassigned to the a staff position in Jacksonville, Fla.

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