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Posted: 5/2/2015 8:06:30 PM EDT
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-navy-goat-20150502-story.html#navtype=outfit

Navy Capt. John Banigan is no longer aboard the San Diego-based guided missile cruiser Lake Erie.

Neither is a goat named Master Chief Charlie.
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Banigan was ousted from command this week after the brass lost confidence in his ability to lead, the standard explanation when a commanding officer is removed.

Banigan has been reassigned to a desk job. Master Chief Charlie is also ashore, though it remains unclear whether he is on Navy property or civilian property. He is, however, in excellent health, the Navy said.

The fate of the captain and the goat became mixed when the Navy began an investigation into the command climate aboard the Lake Erie, which was reassigned to San Diego from Hawaii in September.

According to Navy Times, one of the things that investigators found was that Banigan allowed Master Chief Charlie to make the trip from Hawaii to San Diego.

Banigan may have failed to comply with the rules of the California Department of Food and Agriculture that require anyone bringing farm animals into th


Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:08:37 PM EDT
If the goat is Navy property Calif stand down
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:09:52 PM EDT
Because fuck you for trying to have fun, that's why!!
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:10:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:11:54 PM EDT
If this is what the brass worries about, they need to unfuck their priorities.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:12:04 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By DV8:
Navy Captain relived of duty after being caught with Afghani whore.
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Equal opportunity for gheys and critter bangers?
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:12:28 PM EDT
Don't Demote The Goat!!!
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:13:11 PM EDT
He should have said they rescued the goat from ISIS.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:14:41 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Thug_Hunter12:
If this is what the brass worries about, they need to unfuck their priorities.
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I'm going to guess that there was a bit more to it than the goat.

They were "assessing command climate" for some reason.

Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:15:02 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By DougR:
Don't Demote The Goat!!!
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Did the goat go through Chief's initiation? If the goat's a genuine, what's the problem?
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:15:52 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Johnny_Reno:




I'm going to guess that there was a bit more to it than the goat.

They were "assessing command climate" for some reason.

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Originally Posted By Johnny_Reno:
Originally Posted By Thug_Hunter12:
If this is what the brass worries about, they need to unfuck their priorities.




I'm going to guess that there was a bit more to it than the goat.

They were "assessing command climate" for some reason.


Are you suggesting the goat broke the camel's back?
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:17:50 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/2/2015 8:19:27 PM EDT by Medicfrost]
Ummmm.....







Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:18:21 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By DV8:
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Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:18:22 PM EDT
If he has a goat - you must promote.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:21:06 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By DV8:
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I chuckled.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:21:45 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:24:12 PM EDT
The question is did the goat sleep in the Goat locker or with the captain?
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:25:15 PM EDT
Lord Banigan!
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:27:28 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By CWO:
If he has a goat - you must promote.
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Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:33:02 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:34:37 PM EDT
Mess with the goat, get the horns.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:40:56 PM EDT
Hey... be nice to Stevie Nicks!
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:54:10 PM EDT
Don't worry Captain, they got gays openly in the navy now, beasty lovers can't be too far down the pier.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 8:57:08 PM EDT
He was just watching it while they refitted the Goat Locker.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 9:04:57 PM EDT
So the CO was not only following a fine navy tradition, but the lead of Senator Harry Reid, who is alleged to keep a goat in fishnet stockings in his Senate office?

There has to be more to the story than a goat.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 9:05:58 PM EDT
now the guys are gonna have to go ashore for liberty.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 9:07:10 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 9:08:25 PM EDT
When did Lake Erie do home port change?
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 9:35:53 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Thug_Hunter12:

Did the goat go through Chief's initiation? If the goat's a genuine, what's the problem?
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Originally Posted By Thug_Hunter12:
Originally Posted By DougR:
Don't Demote The Goat!!!

Did the goat go through Chief's initiation? If the goat's a genuine, what's the problem?


The goat was probably used in the initiation....
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