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  1. #1 Gates ousts Air Force leaders in historic shake-up 
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    Jun 5, 5:11 PM (ET)

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    (AP) In this July 18, 2005 file photo, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Michael Wynne testifies on...
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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates ousted the Air Force's top military and civilian leaders Thursday, holding them to account in a historic Pentagon shake-up after nuclear missile warhead fuses were mistakenly shipped to Taiwan.


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    You really never have to fire anyone, they fire themselves. The thing at Minot probably sped this along too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aklover View Post
    You really never have to fire anyone, they fire themselves. The thing at Minot probably sped this along too.
    Nice to see Gates do the right thing.
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    While I have no problem agreeing with the action(s) to dimiss these folks, I certainly hope that they were not alone!
    In this age of technology and computerized transactions, it should be relatively simple to figure out whose keystrokes sent that shipment on its way!
    Social Order at the expense of Liberty is hardly a bargain - Marquis de Sade
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