Thursday, January 9, 2014

Hurlburt general fired

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- A brigadier general has been fired in the wake of allegations of an inappropriate personal relationship. Brig. Gen. Jon Weeks was relieved as commander of the Air Force Special Operations Warfare Center on Thursday. Gen. Eric Fiel, head of Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt, said he made the decision based on preliminary information from the ongoing investigation. The warfare center, headquartered at Hurlburt, has operations at Duke Field, Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., and Robins Air Force Base, Ga. (Source: Northwest Florida Daily News, WEAR-TV, 01/09/14)