Navy) "Green relieved the unit's commanding officer, Cdr. SEAL Team 7 Reportedly Booted From Iraq Over Alleged Rape - Task & Purpose. Greg Mathieson/Mai/Mai / LIFE Images Collection via Getty, a woman who said she was sexually assaulted. Edward Mason, the commanding officer; Lt. Cmdr. The three, identified as Cmdr. Since its commissioning, SEAL Team 7 has made three combat deployments to … Read Online Books/Novels:Cord (SEAL Team Seven #5)Author/Writer of Book/Novel:Jordan SilverLanguage:EnglishISBN/ ASIN:B01BOABJNGBook Information: Cord is the silent type, at least to the outside world he is. The three team leaders are being held responsible for the character of their platoon, the defense official said. Edward Mason, the commanding officer of ST7; Lt. Cmdr. Series: Seal Team Seven (Book 2) Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages; Publisher: Berkley; 2 edition (October 4, 2011) Language: English; ISBN-10: 042524816X; ISBN-13: 978-0425248164; Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.9 x 6.7 inches Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: 4.3 out of 5 stars 33 customer ratings SEAL Team Six became the U.S. Navy's premier hostage rescue and counter-terrorist unit. The SEALs were members of SEAL Team 7, which has headquarters in San Diego when not deployed, one of the defense officials said. You also agree to our Terms of Service. He cited "recent incidents. SEAL Team 7 was commissioned March 2002 and is a subordinate command of Naval Special Warfare Group 1. The relief of the team's top leaders comes amid these and other high-profile scandals in the SEAL community that has ignited a discussion amongst the senior ranks about ethics and discipline in the small force, which numbers less than 2,500 personnel in a Navy of more than 437,000 active-duty and reserve sailors. By clicking “I agree” below, you consent to the use by us and our third-party partners of cookies and data gathered from your use of our platforms. "Some of our subordinate formations have failed to maintain good order and discipline and as a result and for good reason," the culture of the SEALs "is being questioned," he added.

Marcinko held the command of SEAL Team Six for three years, from 1980 to July 1983, instead of the typical two-year command in the Navy at the time. The spokeswoman declined to name who would take their place, citing operational security concerns for those SEALs and their families. Reach him at, on Twitter @paulszoldra, or through his website. The leaders of the elite U.S. Navy SEAL Team 7 were relieved of duty Friday after allegations were raised about a sexual assault and drinking while units were deployed in Iraq, military officials said. The defense official said they were awaiting reassignment. One senior enlisted team member, who was not named, will also be redeployed, Lawrence said. Green sent a letter to commanders in July proclaiming that "we have a problem," while urging them to detail what issues they see and provide recommendations by Aug. 7 on how to get the SEAL community off the skyline. A defense official told NBC News the action was related to a claim by a woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a member of the team over the 4th of July weekend and allegations that platoon members were drinking in the combat zone.