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YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The executive officer of the Yokosuka-based cruiser USS Shiloh has been “temporarily reassigned,” a Navy official said Tuesday.

Commander, Naval Forces Japan spokesman Cmdr. Dave Waterman said Lt. Cmdr. Brett Morash was reassigned to CNFJ “while administrative proceedings are taking place.”

Waterman would not comment on the reason for the administrative move nor provide clarification about the nature of the proceedings.

Contracting specialty seminar for soldiersSEOUL — Soldiers interested in a new Army job specialty are invited to attend a seminar at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Commiskey’s on Yongsan Garrison.

According to a recent issue of Army Logistician, the new military occupational specialty — contingency contracting noncommissioned officer — is open to staff sergeants and sergeants first class with less than 10 years of service. For more information, contact David Warner at 724-6161, or e-mail him at


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