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Sub Commander Loses Job Over Use Of Classified Material

June 09 2011


The U.S. Navy has relieved the commander of the submarine Connecticut of his command after an investigation into mishandled classified material, reports the Navy Times.

Cmdr. Mike Varney, who took command of the Connecticut in February 2009, was relieved after receiving nonjudicial punishment at a captain's mast for making a false official statement, interfering in an adverse administrative proceeding and violating a lawful general order, according to a Submarine Force Pacific...

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