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Officer Relieved of Duty

The former Commanding Officer of the Blue Angels has been relieved of duty.
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Captain Gregory McWherter served as Blue Angels Commanding Officer, from November 2008 to November 2010

He was currently serving as the Executive Officer of Naval Base Coronado in San Diego... Until yesterday.

According a release from the Navy, he was removed from duty based on the intial findings of an investigation into recent allegations of misconduct and an "inappropriate command climate" within the Blue Angels, while he was in command.

Mcwherter has been temporarily reassigned to Naval Air Forces in San Diego.