Commander of the Naval Air Force Atlantic, Rear Admiral Michael Shoemaker relieved White of his duties after an ongoing command investigation into White's alleged inappropriate relationship with a female Department of the Navy civilian employee.
White has been replaced by Cmdr. Brent Blackmer, who was originally scheduled to take command of the squadron on September 26th as a regularly scheduled change of command.
White has commanded VFA-106 since June 2012. He has been temporarily assigned to Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic pending final results of the investigation.