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Marine Corps Base Hawaii commander relieved of duty

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The commander of Marine Corps Base Hawaii has been relieved.

Marine Corps Installations Pacific commander Maj. Gen. Peter Talleri relieved Col. Jeffrey R. Woods today due to a lack of confidence.

Marine Corps Forces Pacific spokesman Lt. Col. Curtis Hill said in an emailed statement that the specific circumstances of the relief are a private matter protected by the Privacy Act and aren’t releasable to the public.

Woods is being replaced by interim commanding officer Lt. Col. Michael P. Antonio, who has served as the base’s director of operations and training.

Marine Corps Base Hawaii includes installations at Kaneohe Bay and Camp H.M. Smith, where the U.S. Pacific Command is located.

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