Friday, March 29, 2013

Bad day for NOSC CO - Navy Fires CO number SEVEN

As reported by NAVNEWS, Rear Admiral Bryan Cutchen, Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command fired Captain Jay Bowman, Commanding Officer, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Fort Dix, N.J.,  on March 27, due to loss of confidence in his ability to command.

The firing was the result of an investigation that raised concerns over Captain Bowman's ability to effectively command. 

Captain Bowman's Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Derek Dwyer has assumed command on an interim basis.  

Captain Bowman is the second NOSC Commanding Officer fired this month and the seventh Navy Commanding Officer fired in 2013.

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NAVY TIMES said...

The commanding officer of a Navy operational support center was relieved Wednesday for “inappropriate behavior,” the second Reserve NOSC boss dismissed in March.

Reserve Capt. Jay Bowman, CO of NOSC Fort Dix, N.J., was fired due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command, according to a Navy news release. He has been temporarily reassigned to Naval Support Activity Lakehurst, N.J. Rear Adm. Bryan Cutchen, head of Navy Reserve Forces Command, made the decision.

“Capt. Bowman exhibited inappropriate behavior for a commanding officer, and that was ultimately noticed and reported by those assigned to his command,” Johnny Michael, an NRFC spokesman, said. “An investigation into those reports validated the concerns, and CNRFC lost confidence in Bowman’s ability to lead.”

The investigation’s administrative process has not been finalized, Michael said. Lt. Cmdr. Derek Dwyer, executive officer at NOSC Fort Dix, will serve as interim CO.