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12: Attack sub skipper canned

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.

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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.

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.

Thomas 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 ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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