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37 Nuclear missile launch officers being investigated
Fox | 1/15/2014 | Fox

Posted on 01/15/2014 12:05:32 PM PST by Viennacon

37 nuclear missile launch officers are now being investigated under drug suspicions, according to Fox


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Very fishy. Remember, Obamabad has recently replaced several nuclear generals based on 'scandals', with his own cronies. What is going on?
1 posted on 01/15/2014 12:05:32 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

That many?? Seriously??


2 posted on 01/15/2014 12:06:13 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Viennacon

The military purge continues.


3 posted on 01/15/2014 12:07:04 PM PST by Phillyred
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To: Yaelle

I find it hard to believe. More likely Obastard is looking for an excuse to replace them with his loyal cronies.


4 posted on 01/15/2014 12:07:37 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Viennacon

What the heck is going on? Is this a preplanned purge?


5 posted on 01/15/2014 12:07:58 PM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Phillyred

But then, he has made the military hostile to patriotic Americans and turned it into a homosexual freak show.


6 posted on 01/15/2014 12:08:29 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Viennacon

37 out of a total of how many?

These may be the EEOC hires.


7 posted on 01/15/2014 12:08:50 PM PST by edcoil ( "All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone." - Blaise Pascal)
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To: Viennacon

Ezekiel 39?


8 posted on 01/15/2014 12:09:24 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Viennacon

installing MuslimBrother.AlQuaida types where they can do the most damage?


9 posted on 01/15/2014 12:10:16 PM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: b4its2late

I don’t know. The Shepster announced it was a developing story, but I have had to turn him off, since he bagn advocating for a father who wanted to murder his unborn child in Texas. Sick twisted Shep.


10 posted on 01/15/2014 12:10:37 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: edcoil

Maybe these are the ones who are not EEOC hires?


11 posted on 01/15/2014 12:10:54 PM PST by Duke of Milan
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To: Viennacon

Could these be guys that refused to follow orders, say, in the Charleston SC arena?


12 posted on 01/15/2014 12:12:22 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The first rule of tyrants is to make sure the military is loyal to you in any showdown. Many have speculated about where the US military would stand in any serious attempt to remove Obama by force. You can bet that he has had his functionaries doing all they can to make sure the DOD will support him in any actions he may take.


13 posted on 01/15/2014 12:12:51 PM PST by Truth29
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To: Viennacon

http://www.app.com/viewart/20140115/NJNEWS18/301150062/US-Air-Force-Secretary-37-nuclear-missile-launch-officers-involved-drug-cheating-scandal


14 posted on 01/15/2014 12:12:52 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Viennacon

Yes, he is a bit nuts.


15 posted on 01/15/2014 12:13:01 PM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Viennacon

We are reducing the number of missiles according to START treaties. Ohio-class subs will be vacation four launch tubes each.

Maybe we don’t need all the officers, if we have less nukes?

Or, there is a purge of key personnel to support some upcoming nuke event. Key question will be, are these guys being replaced, or just removed.


16 posted on 01/15/2014 12:14:21 PM PST by DBrow
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To: Viennacon; MestaMachine; Old Sarge; shibumi; Michael Barnes; Mossad1967; brucecw; ...

17 posted on 01/15/2014 12:15:12 PM PST by LucyT ( If you're NOT paranoid, you don't know what's going on.)
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To: Duke of Milan

lol


18 posted on 01/15/2014 12:15:57 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Nachum

Thats’ it!

This is a big story.


19 posted on 01/15/2014 12:16:13 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: DBrow

~~~Ohio-class subs will be vacation four launch tubes each.~~~

Huh?


20 posted on 01/15/2014 12:17:29 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Yaelle

I just read it. The 37 aren’t busted for drugs, they’re being busted for cheating on (having the answers for) a monthly proficiency exam, most likely their EWO (Emergency War Order) exam if I had to guess. Might also be a Code Handler exam. Missileers are/were required to train and test monthly on a number of key areas but the EWO training and exam are the most important since it involves the procedures and knowledge to execute nuclear release orders. Not sure what the exam passing scores are now but they used to be 90% minimum passing score under SAC. Failing an exam requires retraining and you are decertified until you are successfully retrained on the concepts.

To some extent, this went on even back in the 70s but where I was at it didn’t involve the EWO exams, it was usually monthly code handler exams where the questions became so chickenshit that became stump the dummy exercises. When it comes to the EWO exams there is no excuse, it is the most critical part of the job.

Many of us who were old SAC hands predicted this sad state of affairs in the early 90s when they did away with SAC and its strict rigor. The fighter jocks took over and all bets were off. Serving in SAC might have been a daily rectal exam experience but they tried to ensure that nuclear weapons and warplans were protected and strictly controlled.


21 posted on 01/15/2014 12:19:46 PM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Yaelle

Launch Officer is extremely stressful, as well as being incredibly boring. That some turn to drugs isn’t surprising.

The Air Force has always had problems with Launch Crew individuals, but never this publicized, I think.


22 posted on 01/15/2014 12:20:02 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: RJS1950

“Many of us who were old SAC hands predicted this sad state of affairs in the early 90s when they did away with SAC and its strict rigor.”

Quite correct.


23 posted on 01/15/2014 12:21:57 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: RJS1950

34 investigated for cheating. 3 for drugs.


24 posted on 01/15/2014 12:27:40 PM PST by kaboom
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To: Viennacon

They must’ve been involved in some sort of prayer service. One or two ‘druggies’ I can see, but that many???

With that many, it sounds more like they are more “good” than ‘bad’.


25 posted on 01/15/2014 12:29:08 PM PST by LibFreeUSA
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To: RJS1950

I was a member of the 44th at Ellsworth. Our guests from Vandenberg always gave us high grades for readiness.


26 posted on 01/15/2014 12:29:18 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("The GOP fights its own base with far more vigor than it employs in fighting the Dims.")
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To: F15Eagle

Obummer is trying to correct our neutron inequality problems with Iran.


27 posted on 01/15/2014 12:30:01 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: F15Eagle

Never been to Ohio and I do not plan to go on vacation there, ever. Mason-Dixon line is far enough North to me.


28 posted on 01/15/2014 12:30:15 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: RJS1950

Thank you for providing that insight. The suspicion comes from Obama’s recent purge of top level generals who were involved with the nuclear program, and the mysterious nuke disappearance in Texas.


29 posted on 01/15/2014 12:32:24 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

Tell Vladimir that after the election I’ll have more FLEXIBILITY — TO COMMIT TREASON AND LEAVE THE UNITED STATES NAKED BEFORE YOUR NUCLEAR WEAPONS. Once the US is naked, she’ll be more than happy to become communist.

THAT’S what’s going on, aided and abetted by the fools on Capitol Hill!


30 posted on 01/15/2014 12:39:05 PM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Viennacon

The Tyrant and Holder cannot quite decide
whether to put the Black Panthers
or al Qaeda in charge of the nuclear weapons,
and is thinking of diving them up.


31 posted on 01/15/2014 12:48:57 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: Viennacon
I have had to turn him off, since he bagn advocating for a father who wanted to murder his unborn child in Texas

Same here. You don't want to know the words I hollered at the tv. He's acting like the woman is the "patient, patient, patient, patient, dead, dead, dead patient", when it's the baby who is in need of care. As for 37 officers being investigated, we need to know if that's across all stations or a select few. Either way, it seems a large number and why now? I thought hussein was supposed to make a personnel announcement this afternoon but still haven't heard it.

32 posted on 01/15/2014 12:49:45 PM PST by bgill
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To: bgill

According to the Shepster, the father is a ‘poor, poor man’. No, he’s an aspiring murderer.


33 posted on 01/15/2014 12:51:55 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: RJS1950

Ahh SAC, AKA the Real Air Force. The best of the best in the worst assignments. Why not, Minot? LOL

It is simply amazing how time has morphed the Cold War into a time of stablility and sanity. Of course, when compared to today’s leadership, it really was.


34 posted on 01/15/2014 12:52:22 PM PST by antidisestablishment (Islam delenda est)
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To: Viennacon

Time to replace them with the WOPR.


35 posted on 01/15/2014 12:53:13 PM PST by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: Viennacon

He needs to replace them with 37 muslim brotherhood types who will be willing to nuke an American city. No kidding.


36 posted on 01/15/2014 12:58:16 PM PST by pgkdan
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To: C210N

hmmmmm...could be.


37 posted on 01/15/2014 12:59:08 PM PST by pgkdan
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To: Viennacon
Remember, Obamabad has recently replaced several nuclear generals based on 'scandals', with his own cronies.

Not only that, but he already replaced one base of lower-level nuclear launch officers.

May 8, 2013: AP Exclusive: Air Force sidelines 17 ICBM officers


The Air Force stripped an unprecedented 17 officers of their authority to control - and, if necessary, launch - nuclear missiles after a string of unpublicized failings, including a remarkably dim review of their unit's launch skills. The group's deputy commander said it is suffering "rot" within its ranks...

But in April it quietly removed 17 officers at Minot from the highly sensitive duty of standing 24-hour watch over the Air Force's most powerful nuclear missiles, the intercontinental ballistic missiles that can strike targets across the globe. Inside each underground launch control capsule, two officers stand "alert" at all times, ready to launch an ICBM upon presidential order.


-PJ

38 posted on 01/15/2014 1:05:44 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: faithhopecharity

That’s a real concern.


39 posted on 01/15/2014 1:09:49 PM PST by onedoug
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To: Phillyred

This could be more than a purge...


40 posted on 01/15/2014 1:11:03 PM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: F15Eagle

Vacating, sorry. it’s a news item today, the boomers are taking missiles out of four tubes per sub.


41 posted on 01/15/2014 1:19:34 PM PST by DBrow
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Ah. So our remaining 14 of 18(?) SLBM’s will be 20 tubes instead of 24.

The neutering of the U.S.A. under Commie Obama continues.

I’ve been afraid of this since Bush41 took the bombers off their fail-safe points. If we had maintained the forces on the ground, out of range of cruise missiles, I would have been OK. But that eventually got trimmed as well.

And then we destroyed a B-1 intentionally for the Russkies.

Don’t remember when they went from B-1 back to B-52.


42 posted on 01/15/2014 1:23:27 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: onedoug

definitely! he’s slipped them into all sorts of high security jobs already....why not the nuke trigger jobs too? its almost a given......that is what he’s up to... with this latest odd purge....


43 posted on 01/15/2014 1:32:43 PM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Our guests from Vandenberg always gave us high grades for readiness.

Too bad they got rid of the 3901st. The dumping of all things SAC was a portent of the trouble now.

Riding the pony while in the MPT was an occurrence I watched from the cab now and then I do not recall ever knowing someone cheating on a T1 or Codes test.

From waht I hear in the field today the morale is so much worse than the 70s and 80s when I pulled Alerts. It seems the squadrons pull the crew members in for additional duties and make-work on most of their days off during the month. The complaints are they may have just one or two days off each month.

44 posted on 01/15/2014 1:42:21 PM PST by OldMissileer
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To: faithhopecharity

Its all part of the overall plan to diminish the capability of our military. Odumbo has his targets picked and needs the military out of the way.


45 posted on 01/15/2014 1:42:52 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: Progov

“A nation can survive its fools and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.
An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and he carries his banners openly against the city. But the traitor moves among those within the gates freely, his sly whispers rustling through all alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself.
For the traitor appears no traitor; he speaks in the accents familiar to his victim, and he wears their face and their garments and he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men.
He rots the soul of a nation; he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of a city; he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist.
A murderer is less to be feared. The traitor is the plague.”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman Orator - 106-43 B.C.


46 posted on 01/15/2014 1:51:20 PM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: tcrlaf

Every launch crew member I’ve met have been half nuts, in proportion only second to pararescuers.

Those are some serious crazies!


47 posted on 01/15/2014 2:05:54 PM PST by warchild9
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To: Viennacon

soon to be replaced by 0bama loyalists


48 posted on 01/15/2014 2:38:26 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: RJS1950

Thanks. That made a lot more sense.

I have a relative that was in the silos and his stories, the few he could ever tell, were chiiiiiilling. Each one could have been a full length movie.


49 posted on 01/15/2014 3:02:29 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I was an assistant ops officer in the 66th, chief of ops/plans and an Ops Controller in the old 4th ACCS from 85-90. One of my best assignments.


50 posted on 01/15/2014 3:05:38 PM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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