navy fires admiral accused of lying

navy fires admiral accused of lyingfrom abc: A top Navy admiral has been fired for misleading Pentagon investigators looking into allegations he had an inappropriate relationship in 1990 while assigned to the White House as the military aide to then-President George H. W. Bush.

Vice Adm. John “Boomer” Stufflebeem was relieved of his position as director of the Navy staff on Friday by the Navy’s top officer, Adm. Gary Roughead, according to Navy spokesman Rear Adm. Frank Thorp

Shortly after Sept. 11, Stufflebeem became a familiar face at Pentagon press briefings when he served on the Joint Staff and routinely briefed reporters in the early months of the war in Afghanistan.

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