Navy fires amphibious warship skipper

Navy fires amphibious warship skipper

The Navy fired the skipper of the Harpers Ferry on Thursday, the fourth senior San Diego-based amphibious warship leader to be relieved of duty over the past year.

Rear Adm. Cedric Pringle, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 3, relieved Cmdr. Tammy Sue Royal, 48, after superiors lost confidence...