Friday, June 6, 2008

Pushed, Not Jumped - Losing Nukes a Career-Limiting Move

From the New York Times
Published: June 6, 2008

WASHINGTON — The Air Force’s senior civilian official and its highest-ranking general were ousted by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Thursday after an inquiry into the mishandling of nuclear weapons and components found systemic problems in the Air Force.

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In other words, when you've had this stuff for the last sixty years, and you haven't really thought about it much since the Berlin Wall came down, it's easy to lose track of it. Rather like those hockey cards or army men you enjoyed as a kid, and you know are around the house somewhere, you're just not sure where. If things are this bad in the USAF, imagine how much worse it is in the former East Bloc.

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