A former U.S. Navy commander has been censured for allowing a subordinate to be tagged with anti-gay slurs, records show.
Cmdr. Liam Bruen ran Strike Fighter Squadron 136 at Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach, Va., at the time of the August 2009 incident. He was promoted to a ranking post on the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis before abruptly retiring in May, The (Norfolk, Va.) Virginian-Pilot reports.
At a meeting to pick call signs for new officers, Ensign Steve Crowston, a Dallas Cowboys fan, was given the call sign (quarterback Tony) "Romo's Bitch." Other tags considered for him were "Fagmeister" and "Gay boy."
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