The commanding officer of guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) was relieved April 27 by Commander, Carrier Strike Group 9.
Rear Adm. Mark Guadagnini relieved Cmdr. Jay Wylie due to loss of confidence in his ability to command stemming from allegations of misconduct. Deputy Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9, Capt. Mark Johnson is the interim commanding officer until an appropriate replacement can be named.
An investigation into the allegations is ongoing.
Wylie has been temporarily assigned to Commander, Naval Surface Forces, Pacific, pending the results of the investigation.
Momsen is assigned to DESRON 9 and homeported in Everett, Wash.