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BREAKING NEWS: 37 Nuclear Missile Launch Officers in Scandal

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posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:27 PM
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Just saw on the Shepard Smith Show on Fox News that 37 Nuclear Missile Launch Officers are involved in a wide scandal.

3 Officers are accused of possessing drugs and 34 are being accused of cheating on a Nuclear Missile Certification Test. The report was vague but there was no mention of these officers be discharged. Shepard Smith said at the end of the segment that the 34 officers caught in the cheating scandal will have to take the test again.

Hmmm this wouldn't have to do with the reported missing nuke heads out of Texas?? Or the firing of 2 top officers in charge of the U.S.'s nuclear arsenal???

2014 is starting out realllly strangeeeeeeeeeee!!

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posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:32 PM
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Eek!!

That's all I need to say.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:36 PM
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Sounds like a good old fashioned barn cleaning, to me.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:36 PM
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I certainly hope not though it wouldn't be the first time that a wmd had disappeared. My grandfather was sent to the UK decades ago in a search for a missing atomic bomb so it definitely happens. It's pretty disappointing that there are these issues within the missile launch officers because the importance of such a position requires that they be of a higher quality. Overall, I'm glad it was uncovered and hope that the USAF works to resolve both issues to eradicate the drug issues and the method that was used to cheat on the tests.


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posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:41 PM
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How certain are you that the officers being fired were for the reasons the media is telling us? What if these officers actually were trying to stop the moving of the missiles that was ordered by a "higher power"?? What if they were defying orders to save our lives??



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:46 PM
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In that case, I don't believe you would hear anything about it.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:47 PM
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34 Nuclear officers caught cheating will have to take the test again?

Just slightly dodgy, considering they've all already proven they are dishonest and untrustworthy...but it's only nuclear weapons, what could possibly go wrong eh?


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posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:48 PM
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How does Alex Jones really get this type of info?



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:50 PM
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Were those two missing nukes the ones that are supposed to have gone awry in California recently?



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:50 PM
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FreedomKnight
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How certain are you that the officers being fired were for the reasons the media is telling us? What if these officers actually were trying to stop the moving of the missiles that was ordered by a "higher power"?? What if they were defying orders to save our lives??


There are plenty of threads that talk about the secret cabal of "real Mericans" versus nwo military types that have the smart on their side.
They even fought a war in underground bases and that's what the USGS picked up as earthquakes. 0_o

This is a much needed purge of the military of the chaff that has somehow risen to the top. Cannon fodder that can barely read is one thing. Idiots placed in charge of the most dangerous weapons that we know of...that is something else entirely. And maybe they should investigate the Navy too while they are at it.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:51 PM
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Actually, let me apologize, I just read the 34 lost their certification but their futures are unknown.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:52 PM
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No problem, thanks for clarifying.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:54 PM
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Apparently, 3 warheads were moved to TX to SC. The 2 top officials were fired for illegal gambling and acting dishonorable while visiting Russia.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:56 PM
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FreedomKnight
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How certain are you that the officers being fired were for the reasons the media is telling us? What if these officers actually were trying to stop the moving of the missiles that was ordered by a "higher power"?? What if they were defying orders to save our lives??


I agree.

It makes sense.

The media always has to go along with a cover up.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:56 PM
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Ok..thank you.

I suppose the fear is, running up massive gambling debts could make you a little 'pliable' to the worng people...or even the wrong people.



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posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 02:57 PM
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Of course they would tell the public. Their version has to be told first before one of them starts spilling the beans but I'm sure these officers were told to go along with the media version "or else".



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 04:02 PM
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I found this a while back. This is a list, not a work. I have no link.

One General, who was fired because he was caught cheating at Blackjack at an Indian casino, brought it on himself for sure. I don't know how many officers were removed from command by previous presidents, but this list alone seems like too many to not serve another purpose.

Commanding Generals fired:
General John R. Allen-U.S. Marines Commander International Security Assistance Force [ISAF] (Nov 2012)
Major General Ralph Baker (2 Star)-U.S. Army Commander of the Combined Joint Task Force Horn in Africa (April 2013)
Major General Michael Carey (2 Star)-U.S. Air Force Commander of the 20th US Air Force in charge of 9,600 people and 450 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (Oct 2013)
Colonel James Christmas-U.S. Marines Commander 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit & Commander Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response Unit (July 2013)
Major General Peter Fuller-U.S. Army Commander in Afghanistan (May 2011)
Major General Charles M.M. Gurganus-U.S. Marine Corps Regional Commander of SW and I Marine Expeditionary Force in Afghanistan (Oct 2013)
General Carter F. Ham-U.S. Army African Command (Oct 2013)
Lieutenant General David H. Huntoon (3 Star), Jr.-U.S. Army 58th Superintendent of the US Military Academy at West Point, NY (2013)
Command Sergeant Major Don B Jordan-U.S. Army 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command (suspended Oct 2013)
General James Mattis-U.S. Marines Chief of CentCom (May 2013)
Colonel Daren Margolin-U.S. Marine in charge of Quantico’s Security Battalion (Oct 2013)
General Stanley McChrystal-U.S. Army Commander Afghanistan (June 2010)
General David D. McKiernan-U.S. Army Commander Afghanistan (2009)
General David Petraeus-Director of CIA from September 2011 to November 2012 & U.S. Army Commander International Security Assistance Force [ISAF] and Commander U.S. Forces Afghanistan [USFOR-A] (Nov 2012)
Brigadier General Bryan Roberts-U.S. Army Commander 2nd Brigade (May 2013)
Major General Gregg A. Sturdevant-U.S. Marine Corps Director of Strategic Planning and Policy for the U.S. Pacific Command & Commander of Aviation Wing at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan (Sept 2013)
Colonel Eric Tilley-U.S. Army Commander of Garrison Japan (Nov 2013)
Brigadier General Bryan Wampler-U.S. Army Commanding General of 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command [TSC] (suspended Oct 2013)
Commanding Admirals fired:
Rear Admiral Charles Gaouette-U.S. Navy Commander John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Three (Oct 2012)
Vice Admiral Tim Giardina(3 Star, demoted to 2 Star)-U.S. Navy Deputy Commander of the US Strategic Command, Commander of the Submarine Group Trident, Submarine Group 9 and Submarine Group 10 (Oct 2013)

Naval Officers fired: (All in 2011)
Captain David Geisler-U.S. Navy Commander Task Force 53 in Bahrain (Oct 2011)
Commander Laredo Bell-U.S. Navy Commander Naval Support Activity Saratoga Springs, NY (Aug 2011)
Lieutenant Commander Kurt Boenisch-Executive Officer amphibious transport dock Ponce (Apr 2011)
Commander Nathan Borchers-U.S. Navy Commander destroyer Stout (Mar 2011)
Commander Robert Brown-U.S. Navy Commander Beachmaster Unit 2 Fort Story, VA (Aug 2011)
Commander Andrew Crowe-Executive Officer Navy Region Center Singapore (Apr 2011)
Captain Robert Gamberg-Executive Officer carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower (Jun 2011)
Captain Rex Guinn-U.S. Navy Commander Navy Legal Service office Japan (Feb 2011)
Commander Kevin Harms- U.S. Navy Commander Strike Fighter Squadron 137 aboard the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln (Mar 2011)
Lieutenant Commander Martin Holguin-U.S. Navy Commander mine countermeasures Fearless (Oct 2011)
Captain Owen Honors-U.S. Navy Commander aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (Jan 2011)
Captain Donald Hornbeck-U.S. Navy Commander Destroyer Squadron 1 San Diego (Apr 2011)
Rear Admiral Ron Horton-U.S. Navy Commander Logistics Group, Western Pacific (Mar 2011)
Commander Etta Jones-U.S. Navy Commander amphibious transport dock Ponce (Apr 2011)
Commander Ralph Jones-Executive Officer amphibious transport dock Green Bay (Jul 2011)
Commander Jonathan Jackson-U.S. Navy Commander Electronic Attack Squadron 134, deployed aboard carrier Carl Vinson (Dec 2011)
Captain Eric Merrill-U.S. Navy Commander submarine Emory S. Land (Jul 2011)
Captain William Mosk-U.S. Navy Commander Naval Station Rota, U.S. Navy Commander Naval Activities Spain (Apr 2011)
Commander Timothy Murphy-U.S. Navy Commander Electronic Attack Squadron 129 at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA (Apr 2011)
Commander Joseph Nosse-U.S. Navy Commander ballistic-missile submarine Kentucky (Oct 2011)
Commander Mark Olson-U.S. Navy Commander destroyer The Sullivans FL (Sep 2011)
Commander John Pethel-Executive Officer amphibious transport dock New York (Dec 2011)
Commander Karl Pugh-U.S. Navy Commander Electronic Attack Squadron 141 Whidbey Island, WA (Jul 2011)
Commander Jason Strength-U.S. Navy Commander of Navy Recruiting District Nashville, TN (Jul 2011)
Captain Greg Thomas-U.S. Navy Commander Norfolk Naval Shipyard (May 2011)
Commander Mike Varney-U.S. Navy Commander attack submarine Connecticut (Jun 2011)
Commander Jay Wylie-U.S. Navy Commander destroyer Momsen (Apr 2011)

Naval Officers fired: (All in 2012):
Commander Alan C. Aber-Executive Officer Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71 (July 2012)
Commander Derick Armstrong- U.S. Navy Commander missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (May 2012)
Commander Martin Arriola- U.S. Navy Commander destroyer USS Porter (Aug 2012)
Captain Antonio Cardoso- U.S. Navy Commander Training Support Center San Diego (Sep 2012)
Captain James CoBell- U.S. Navy Commander Oceana Naval Air Station’s Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic (Sep 2012)
Captain Joseph E. Darlak- U.S. Navy Commander frigate USS Vandegrift (Nov 2012)
Captain Daniel Dusek-U.S. Navy Commander USS Bonhomme
Commander David Faught-Executive Officer destroyer Chung-Hoon (Sep 2012)
Commander Franklin Fernandez- U.S. Navy Commander Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 24 (Aug 2012)
Commander Ray Hartman- U.S. Navy Commander Amphibious dock-landing ship Fort McHenry (Nov 2012)
Commander Shelly Hakspiel-Executive Officer Navy Drug Screening Lab San Diego (May 2012)
Commander Jon Haydel- U.S. Navy Commander USS San Diego (Mar 2012)
Commander Diego Hernandez- U.S. Navy Commander ballistic-missile submarine USS Wyoming (Feb 2012)
Commander Lee Hoey- U.S. Navy Commander Drug Screening Laboratory, San Diego (May 2012)
Commander Ivan Jimenez-Executive Officer frigate Vandegrift (Nov 2012)
Commander Dennis Klein- U.S. Navy Commander submarine USS Columbia (May 2012)
Captain Chuck Litchfield- U.S. Navy Commander assault ship USS Essex (Jun 2012)
Captain Marcia Kim Lyons- U.S. Navy Commander Naval Health Clinic New England (Apr 2012)
Captain Robert Marin- U.S. Navy Commander cruiser USS Cowpens (Feb 2012)
Captain Sean McDonell- U.S. Navy Commander Seabee reserve unit Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14 FL (Nov 2012)
Commander Corrine Parker- U.S. Navy Commander Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 1 (Apr 2012)
Captain Liza Raimondo- U.S. Navy Commander Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, MD (Jun 2012)
Captain Jeffrey Riedel- Program manager, Littoral Combat Ship program (Jan 2012)
Commander Sara Santoski- U.S. Navy Commander Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (Sep 2012)
Commander Kyle G. Strudthoff-Executive Officer Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 (Sep 2012)
Commander Sheryl Tannahill- U.S. Navy Commander Navy Operational Support Center [NOSC] Nashville, TN (Sep 2012)
Commander Michael Ward- U.S. Navy Commander submarine USS Pittsburgh (Aug 2012)
Captain Michael Wiegand- U.S. Navy Commander Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (Nov 2012)
Captain Ted Williams- U.S. Navy Commander amphibious command ship Mount Whitney (Nov 2012)
Commander Jeffrey Wissel- U.S. Navy Commander of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 1 (Feb 2012)

Naval Officers fired: (All in 2013):
Lieutenant Commander Lauren Allen-Executive Officer submarine Jacksonville (Feb 2013)
Reserve Captain Jay Bowman-U.S. Navy Commander Navy Operational Support Center [NOSC] Fort Dix, NJ (Mar 2013)
Captain William Cogar-U.S. Navy Commander hospital ship Mercy’s medical treatment facility (Sept 2013)
Commander Steve Fuller-Executive Officer frigate Kauffman (Mar 2013)
Captain Shawn Hendricks-Program Manager for naval enterprise IT networks (June 2013)
Captain David Hunter-U.S. Navy Commander of Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 12 & Coastal Riverine Group 2 (Feb 2013)
Captain Eric Johnson-U.S. Navy Chief of Military Entrance Processing Command at Great Lakes Naval Training Center, IL (2013)
Captain Devon Jones-U.S. Navy Commander Naval Air Facility El Centro, CA (July 2013)
Captain Kevin Knoop-U.S. Navy Commander hospital ship Comfort’s medical treatment facility (Aug 2013)
Lieutenant Commander Jack O’Neill-U.S. Navy Commander Operational Support Center Rock Island, IL (Mar 2013)
Commander Allen Maestas-Executive Officer Beachmaster Unit 1 (May 2013)
Commander Luis Molina-U.S. Navy Commander submarine Pasadena (Jan 2013)
Commander James Pickens-Executive Officer frigate Gary (Feb 2013)
Lieutenant Commander Mark Rice-U.S. Navy Commander Mine Countermeasures ship Guardian (Apr 2013)
Commander Michael Runkle-U.S. Navy Commander of Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 (May 2013)
Commander Jason Stapleton-Executive Office Patrol Squadron 4 in Hawaii (Mar 2013)
Commander Nathan Sukols-U.S. Navy Commander submarine Jacksonville (Feb 2013)
Lieutenant Daniel Tyler-Executive Officer Mine Countermeasures ship Guardian (Apr 2013)
Commander Edward White-U.S. Navy Commander Strike Fighter Squadron 106 (Aug 2013)
Captain Jeffrey Winter-U.S. Navy Commander of Carrier Air Wing 17 (Sept 2013)
Commander Thomas Winter-U.S. Navy Commander submarine Montpelier (Jan 2013)
Commander Corey Wofford- U.S. Navy Commander frigate Kauffman (Feb 2013)


157 [ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN] Air Force majors forced into early terminations, no retirement or benefits.
All 157 had been twice passed over for promotion and were within six years of retirement.


That one really bugs me, but I don't know if it's true. 157 AF Majors cut out? Sounds like cost-saving downsizing, but the question remains... Who is replacing these officers, and what do they have that the original 157 didn't?



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 04:09 PM
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Politics is almost always the cause of reshuffling or mass firings, etc. Different power groups struggling for control so they exhale people from opposing sides. Then you have people who play both sides, or opportunists.

The thing is though, usually allegations made have truth to them and everyone has something that could ruin their career. When you look at it overall it kind of just says, "Yeah, we're totally inept."

Or totally corrupt, depending on how you look at it.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 04:12 PM
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... Who is replacing these officers, and what do they have that the original 157 didn't?


A wild guess..they probably don't have pension benefits coming to them within 6 or 7 years.



posted on Jan, 15 2014 @ 06:25 PM
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Sounds just ducky for the guy who spends most of his active life dedicated to the service of his choice, only to have that service spew him out short of retirement.
I am thinking this kind of cashiering wholesale would be demoralizing as hell for anybody still in uniform.
The evidence seems to point to a heartless government that is taking advantage of the technicalities to rid itself of future pension payments....thus these ex warriors get shat on twice....they loose their vocation, and their retirement too.....Thank you for your service ................sucker!



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