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    Navy Fires Executive Officer of Pay and Personnel Support Center Amid Investigation

    Navy Fires Executive Officer of Pay and Personnel Support Center Amid Investigation

    The Navy confirmed Friday that it removed the executive officer of a command responsible for ensuring sailors have accurate pay and allowances amid an ongoing investigation.

    Cmdr. Brandon DeHaan, the executive officer of the Navy Pay and Personnel Support Center, or NPPSC, was relieved Sept. 1 by Rear Adm. Stuart Satterwhite “due to a loss of confidence in his ability to fulfill responsibilities as executive officer,” Lt. Cmdr. John Stevens, a spokesman for the MyNavy Career Center, told .com.

    The service did not publicly announce DeHaan's removal and has previously said that its policy is only to confirm firings of executive officers and command master chiefs when asked. However, he appears to be at least the second executive officer to be fired by the Navy this year.

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    Stevens confirmed that “there was an investigation that resulted in the administrative reassignment of Cmdr. DeHaan” but added that “it would be inappropriate to discuss possible future action at this time.”

    Lt. Cmdr. Leonardo Nicasio, the current acting director of Human Resources Service Center, will take over as executive officer of NPPSC while DeHaan has been administratively reassigned to higher headquarters in Millington, Tennessee, Stevens said.

    The firing comes as the Navy attempts to deal with the fallout of a modernization effort of its pay…

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