Abizaid headed up the Defense Health Board investigative panel, which was created in response to the discovery last year that the remains of fallen service members had been mishandled prior to 2008. The DoD subcommittee panel released its report Tuesday, part of which brought to light the dumping of 9/11 victims' remains.
That same report had a list of recommendations for Dover Port Mortuary, to make sure remains are treated with respect and dignity in the future.
Navy investigators are looking into allegations that Capt. Gregory McWherter, a former two-time commander of the Blue Angels, allowed a hostile work environment filled with lewd comments and pornographic images. On Friday, the Navy relieved McWherter of his post as executive officer of Naval Base Coronado.Read More
The USS Cowpens and USS Spruance are due to return to Naval Base San Diego Thursday following deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean. The Cowpens provided humanitarian help in the Philippines following the typhoon there.Read More