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US Nuke Officers Gone Wild Print E-mail
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Jan 15, 2014, 07:00 PM

Incompetence and corruption continues to embriol the Obama White House. Recent revelations have disclosed that 34 Air Force officials assigned to take charge of America's entire nuclear weaponry were implicated in a cheating scandal.

The Houston Chronicle reports that, "In a stunning setback for a nuclear missile force already beset by missteps and leadership lapses, the Air Force disclosed on Wednesday that 34 officers entrusted with the world's deadliest weapons have been removed from launch duty for allegedly cheating — or tolerating cheating by others — on routine proficiency tests."

The Air Force uncovered the cheating scam during an in ivestigation of an alleged drug smuggling scheme occurring at Air Force bases nationwide.

According to the Houston Chronicle, "The cheating scandal is the latest in a series of Air Force nuclear stumbles documented in recent months by The Associated Press, including deliberate violations of safety rules, failures of inspections, breakdowns in training, and evidence that the men and women who operate the missiles from underground command posts are suffering burnout. In October the commander of the nuclear missile force was fired for engaging in embarrassing behavior, including drunkenness, while leading a U.S. delegation to a nuclear exercise in Russia."

Pentagon officials are expressing concerns that ICBM missiles are no longer functioning.

To read the entire article from the Houston Chronicle, link here:

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