3 senior leaders of embattled Navy SEAL 7 team relieved of duty

The team was sent home from Iraq after allegations of sexual assault and drinking; the Navy said the top leaders were being held responsible for the behavior.
0:51 | 09/07/19

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Transcript for 3 senior leaders of embattled Navy SEAL 7 team relieved of duty
Three top leaders of the elite navy seal team seven. Have been relieved of duty and whenever any BC's chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz tonight and Martha this comes after the entire platoon had already been sent home from Iraq. They were David the picture was sent home after allegations of sexual assault and have been drinking. These three leaders fire today are not themselves accused of engaging in that behavior. The navy says they bear responsibility for those under their command. This is not the only seal team that his face serious accusations of late others were investigated for cocaine use. And additional issues the head of the Navy SEALs acknowledged last month at his community. Has a problem but vows to fix it. This may be a first step because it is very rare for seal team leaders to be fired like this David Howard Martha Raddatz witness on a Friday night Martha thank you.

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