"NO person can command a nuclear equipped unit if there is even the appearance of wrongdoing, even if totally unfounded!"
"US sacks nuclear missiles General Michael Carey"
"The Air Force cited General Carey's behaviour on a temporary duty [TDY] assignment"
"The general in charge of the US Air Force's long-range nuclear missiles has been sacked due to 'loss of trust and confidence', officials have said."
Those allegations of mis-behavior during a TDY assignment not specified. Again, even the appearance counts. And even if totally unfounded. Allegations NOT of a sexual nature so it is stated.
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"On Wednesday the US Navy announced an admiral overseeing nuclear weapons forces had been sacked from the role."
"That was due to illegal gambling activities, officials said."
Counterfeit chips as used at a gambling casino that is!
This General Carey at the end of his career, thirty-five years of service, unblemished to this point, and now disgrace of a sort.
The relief of cashiering of a flag officer [general or admiral] not taken lightly, nonetheless a sign that all is being done according to the book, no strings pulled, regulations applied in an even and fair manner.