The Navy Times is reporting that the command master chief of the Guam-based Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 was fired in May.
An article posted on navytimes.com reports that Master Chief Explosive Ordnance Disposalman Michael Knudsen was relieved on May 21.
His dismissal was not announced by the Navy.
The IG report concluded that DoD personnel assigned to Joint Region Marianas “did not properly plan and manage” the ‘Munitions and Explosives of Concern’ program.
According to the Navy Times article, a reader alerted Navy Times to Knudsen’s departure.