Air Force Fires General In Charge Of Nukes For Loss Of Trust

Law360, Los Angeles (October 11, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT) -- The United States Air Force relieved a top general in charge of nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile operations from his command Friday, citing a loss of trust and confidence in his leadership and judgment.

The decision to remove Maj. Gen. Michael Carey, who headed the 20th Air Force, was based on information from an inspector general investigation into his behavior during an unspecified temporary duty assignment. The allegations are not related to operational readiness or the inspection results of any 20th Air Force unit, nor do they...
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