Rear Admiral Tim Giardina was taken out of his post at STRATCOM after using gambling that is counterfeit at an Iowa casino. (Image: U.S. Navy)
Right Here's something most individuals would agree on: watching over the nuclear arsenal of the united states of america is a fairly serious occupation. And it makes sense that you'd want to leave this particular responsibility in the hands of someone who doesn't have any skeletons in their closet while we might sometimes think that our personal lives shouldn't affect our job status.
Counterfeit Chips Unbecoming an Officer
That is why when it came out that Rear Admiral Timothy Giardina had been under investigation for reportedly using counterfeit potato chips at an Iowa casino year that is last it took virtually no time at all for him to be suspended in September. Not long after, he had been demoted from three-star ranking to two-star, fired from his job once the deputy commander of US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), and reassigned to an employee officer position in Washington.
Of course, their activities additionally meant he'd be charges that are facing. Previously this Giardina was found guilty under the Uniform Code of Military Justice week. In accordance with a statement from the usa Navy, Giardina was convicted on two counts of 'conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.'
' The first count involved Giardina lying to an investigator,' the Navy declaratio