- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cmdr. Mike Varney walks the plank for mishandling sensitive material and then lying to and obstructing the inquiry.
He is the 12th CO to be fired this year, Navy Times reports.