Navy Captain Fired From Command of Guantanamo Naval Base

Officials say they have lost confidence in Capt. John Nettleton as they investigate charges he had an affair with a civilian base employee.
1:03 | 01/22/15

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We turn to that Navy captain just fired from his command at the naval base at guantanamo bay. Officials say they lost confidence in captain Jon Nettleton as they investigate charges about an affair with an employee's husband who was found dead in the bay less than two weeks ago. Martha Raddatz is tracking the story. Good morning. Reporter: It began when the coast guard discovered the body of 42-year-old Christopher Tur, a civilian who worked at the Navy exchange in the waters off the base. His wife laura had reported him missing the day before. It's unclear exactly how he died. But officials tell ABC news that it was in the course of the investigation they learned that laura Tur was allegedly having an affair with captain John Nettleton. Nettleton has been commander of the base for more than two years. Nettleton is a helicopter pilot by training who did a tour in Iraq and numerous other deemployments. Laura Tur is the director of the fleet and family services center at the base where she and her husband had lived, George, since 2011. Okay, Martha, thanks very much. A lot of questions still to answer.

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