Defense secretary ousts top Air Force officials after nuclear weapons blunders

Friday, June 06, 2008

In an unprecedented double firing, Defense Secretary Robert Gates asked for the resignation of two top Air Force officials. Gates cited the mistaken shipment of missile parts to Taiwan and a declining nuclear mission focus in announcing the removal of Chief of Staff Gen. Michael Moseley and civilian secretary Michael Wynne. Noah Shachtman, editor of Wired's National Security Blog "Danger Room," explains the significance.

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Joe Corrao

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