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The submarine in the Q pic is the USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) Blue crew. It fits the drop.
The deputy commander of US nuclear forces, Vice Admiral Tim Giardina, was notified Wednesday that he has been relieved of duty amid a military investigation of allegations that he used counterfeit chips at an Iowa casino, the Navy said.
The move is exceedingly rare and perhaps unprecedented in the history of US Strategic Command, which is responsible for all US nuclear warfighting forces, including nuclear-armed submarines, bombers and land-based missiles.
After the allegations surfaced, Giardina was suspended by Air Force Gen. Robert Kehler and prohibited from performing duties at the Offutt Air Force Base near Bellevue. Kehler also recommended to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that Giardina be reassigned.
Giardina has been the deputy commander of Strategic Command since December 2011, but was to be rotated out of that position later this year as President Obama had appointed someone to replace him back in early July. According to his biography on navy.mil, Giardina “most recently served as deputy commander and chief of staff, United States Pacific Fleet.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Skyfloating
A few of the things that have come to pass so far:
Overthrow of House of Saud
What? Why was I not informed of this? When did it happen?
originally posted by: RelSciHistItSufi
a reply to: carewemust
I sensed also that Ryan is being kept around to sway votes on resolutions.
The post implies the congress/senate need to drive some of these votes so that they are seen as objective rather than partisan/storm driven.