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Air Force to Punish 70 Airmen for Nuclear Flight

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The Air Force announced today 70 airmen are to blame for the August 29-30 "inadvertent flight" of six nuclear-tipped cruise missiles from Minot AFB to Barksdale. Also predictably, a Bush appointee violated national security in originally publicizing the incident, thereby revealing confirmed location of nuclear weapons.
Sixty-five personnel have lost their certification for handling nuclear weapons, and four officers including the 5th Bomb Wing commander, who is also the Minot base CO, are among the personnel being punished.

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Monday update.
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Anybody in the Denison area available to check this out?