Maj. Gen. Michael Carey

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Report: Fired Nuke General Engaged in ‘Inappropriate Behavior’ in Russia

Investigators say the Air Force general fired in October as commander of the U.S. land-based nuclear missile force engaged in “inappropriate behavior” while in Russia, including heavy drinking and rudeness to his hosts.


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General in Charge of Nuclear Missiles is Fired

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.