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Air Force general in charge of ICBMs to be fired
Washington Times ^ | October 11, 2013 | Robert Burns

Posted on 10/12/2013 6:46:01 AM PDT by incredulous joe

WASHINGTON — The Air Force fired the general in charge of its nuclear missiles on Friday, just two days after a Navy admiral with top nuclear weapons responsibilities was sacked. Both men are caught up in investigations of alleged personal misconduct, adding to a cascade of turmoil inside the nation’s nuclear weapons force.

The Air Force removed Maj. Gen. Michael Carey, a 35-year veteran, from his command of 20th Air Force, responsible for all 450 of the service’s intercontinental ballistic missiles. Carey, who took his post in Wyoming in June 2012, will be reassigned pending the outcome of an investigation into personal misbehavior, the service said.

The Air Force would not specify what Carey is alleged to have done wrong, but two officials with knowledge of the investigation indicated that it was linked to alcohol use.

They said it was not related to the performance or combat readiness of ICBM units or to his stewardship of the force.

Removing senior officers in the nuclear force is rare but has happened twice this week.

On Wednesday the Navy said Vice Adm. Tim Giardina, the second-in-charge at U.S. Strategic Command, was fired amid an investigation of gambling issues. He was demoted from three- to two-star rank and reassigned to a Navy staff job until the investigation is completed.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: carey; general; icbm; militarypurge; strategiccommand
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To: SatinDoll
Have you wondered why not all of the names and the rank of those who were killed in the assault have been released? The White House (Obama) ordered their names and rank classified as it would raise alarm bells in Washington DC should the public know Joint Chiefs of Staff members, Provost Marshals and NCIS agents were targeted and killed for threatening to arrest Obama for treason. The White House is claiming that the names of those killed are being withheld pending next of kin notification.


81 posted on 10/13/2013 8:19:20 AM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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To: seeker41
7 generals + 4 recent (2 nuke+2 marine) & 17 nuke launch control officers11 generals and 17 officers total=28 total

Has anyone done an analysis of the people who are replacing them? Or if the power has shifted to another person or unit? Too bad the New York Times and Washington Post have idiot liberals running their papers... They won't even bother to ask a question or two.

82 posted on 10/13/2013 8:22:06 AM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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Hard to find one is Kolowaski I think

83 posted on 10/13/2013 9:01:10 AM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: rodguy911 obummercare is all illegal as all of his actions while in office. This is the biggest lie perpetrated on the world probably ever..not including satan’s to Adam, of course.

84 posted on 10/13/2013 10:12:52 AM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: SatinDoll

While the proposed scenario is possible, I don’t know if it is accurate or rather a hasty rush to CT.

Those reportedly killed included NAVFAC civilian engineers, not NCIS or SpecOps or Joint level operatives.

The situation does cast doubt upon the veracity of this Administration to defend the Constitution of the US.

IMHO, legislation should be passed disallowing spouses or former familial members from holding positions of authority within about 10 levels of the Commander in Chief or possible change of command.

85 posted on 10/13/2013 2:33:20 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: hoagy62

I truly believe he is going to permit Russia or another country nuke us and refuse to retaliate. I think the US is going to get hit by Obama’s permission and conspiracy.

86 posted on 10/13/2013 4:01:35 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: incredulous joe

According to Air Force Magazine online:
.” This action came after allegations against Carey of “personal misbehavior” during a temporary duty assignment. Information Kowalski received from personnel who traveled with Carey prompted Kowalski this summer to engage the Air Force’s inspector general to look into the matter, said Stefanek.”

Happened on a TDY, what happens on TDY stays there ( I think that is the saying). I saw a lot of people come to Korea and hit the bars and prostitutes like there was no tomorrow. But this guy had “horse handlers” who appeared to have turned him in.

87 posted on 10/16/2013 7:07:03 AM PDT by Bruce Kurtz
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