WASHINGTON — The Air Force said Thursday it was replacing the commander and nine other senior officers at a Montana air base responsible for 150 nuclear-armed missiles after finding they were unaware of widespread cheating by missile …
WASHINGTON - The Air Force has yanked nine nuclear missile commanders from their jobs after as many as 91 missile launch crew members were implicated in a cheating scandal on proficiency tests. The nine officers - majors, colonels …
WASHINGTON — The cheating scandal inside the Air Force’s nuclear missile corps is expanding, with the number of service members implicated by investigators now roughly double the 34 reported just a week ago, officials said …
U.S. defense officials acknowledged last week that a handful of Air Force officers safeguarding the country’s nuclear missiles had been implicated in a drug investigation. But the probe has spawned another embarrassment: The …
WASHINGTON — Investigators dubbed them “the librarians,” four Air Force nuclear missile launch officers at the center of a still-unfolding scandal over cheating on proficiency tests. “They tended to be at the hub” of illicit exchanges of test ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the nuclear missile wing at a base in Montana resigned on Thursday and nine officers were removed from their jobs over a test-cheating scandal that involved 91 missile launch officers, the Air Force …
The news that the Air Force has relieved nine officers, allowed a commander to retire and will discipline 91 others as a result of a cheating scandal among intercontinental nuclear ballistic missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force …
The cheating scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls 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 …
WASHINGTON -- In a stunning setback for a nuclear missile force already beset by missteps and leadership lapses, the …
All of them are members of missile-launch crews at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana. The cheating was discovered during an investigation of two of the officers suspected of drug possession. The inquiry quickly widened to include …