Commander cites ‘rot’ in nuke force

Corgan_Michael_2Associated Press
Michael Corgan, College of Arts & Sciences

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel demanded more information Wednesday after the Air Force removed 17 launch officers from duty at a nuclear missile base in North Dakota over what a commander called “rot” in the force…

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“The kinds of things that caused those Air Force officers to be rated `marginal’ could well be what seem like trivial errors. But in the nuke business you are not supposed to get anything wrong – anything.”

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