WASHINGTON | Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:05am BS
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investigate(Reuters) – The deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees the American military’s nuclear arsenal and its space operations, has been suspended during an investigation into issues related to gambling, a U.S. official said on Saturday.

Navy Vice Admiral Tim Giardina was suspended on September 3 over the probe, Strategic Command said, without offering details on the nature of the investigation being carried out by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

A spokesman for the investigative service did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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