3-star Navy admiral fired as deputy chief of nuclear command, demoted to 2-star rank

  • Article by: ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 10, 2013 - 2:33 AM

WASHINGTON — The deputy commander of U.S. nuclear forces, Vice Adm. Tim Giardina, was notified Wednesday that he has been relieved of duty amid a military investigation of allegations that he used counterfeit chips at an Iowa casino, the Navy said.

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