Col. Patrick Hynes
The commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division has been relieved of command, officials announced Wednesday. Col. Patrick Hynes was relieved of command by Maj. Gen. John Nicholson, the commanding general of the division. The action took place after an investigation into allegations of misconduct; Hynes was relieved due to loss of confidence in his ability to command, according to a statement from the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, N.C. More