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US suspends 34 nuclear missile officers for cheating on exams
AFP ^ | January 16, 2014

Posted on 01/17/2014 11:22:26 AM PST by opentalk

The US military has suspended 34 officers in charge of launching nuclear missiles for cheating on a proficiency test, Air Force leaders said Wednesday.

The scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana marked the latest in a series of damaging revelations dogging the country's nuclear force,including a separate probe into illegal drugs that came to light last week.

"There was cheating that took place with respect to this particular test," Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James told a news conference.

"Some officers did it. Others apparently knew about it,and it appears that they did nothing,or at least not enough,to stop it or to report it."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: airforce; cfr; disinformation; falseflag; militarypurge; nationalsecurity; nwo; obama; obamasecurityforce; scfalseflag

1 posted on 01/17/2014 11:22:26 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

cheating? like, using somebody else’s social security number?


2 posted on 01/17/2014 11:25:29 AM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: opentalk

Were they taking IQ tests or Final exams?

Maybe they want more diversity and dyslexics manning the launch keys .. equality and all.

you know how boring it must be sitting around in bunkers..

no video games,, just .. duty.


3 posted on 01/17/2014 11:25:40 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: opentalk

They were talking about the drug scandal on Russian TV last night. Makes me proud to be an American... /sarc


4 posted on 01/17/2014 11:25:46 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: opentalk

Keep in mind these are the people part of the always win generation so it does not surprise me that the feel entitled to cheat for that “A”.


5 posted on 01/17/2014 11:25:51 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: opentalk

This kind of cheating could lead to election theft and stuff like that, fake birth certificates or selective service cards, or using stolen Social Security numbers, or covering up terrorist attacks by labeling them ‘protest over a video’, or telling people they can keep their health care plan or their doctor to trick them into voting for you again, etc..


6 posted on 01/17/2014 11:27:20 AM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: opentalk

The real headline was “34 nuclear officers suspended for helping to prevent Charleston SC being nuked in false flag by Obama”.


7 posted on 01/17/2014 11:28:38 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: opentalk
It says..."This particular test"...

That's a clue....No such thing as mass cheating. Was this test a trap??

8 posted on 01/17/2014 11:33:54 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: opentalk

Question 1: Are you now or have ever been a Christian?


9 posted on 01/17/2014 11:44:41 AM PST by Buffalo Bob
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To: opentalk

:: including a separate probe into illegal drugs that came to light last week. ::

And, will anyone ask Obamugabe for a stement regarding this “revelation”?


10 posted on 01/17/2014 11:45:08 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: opentalk
Sample question:

If you detect inbound Russian ICBMs you should:

a) Talk to your silo-mates about your feelings.
b) Call the Russians "racists!" and hope they stop their attack.
c) Pray to Obama for guidance and victory.
d) Follow your training, orders, and SOP.

11 posted on 01/17/2014 11:46:25 AM PST by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: opentalk
Rigged, so he can replace them with 0bama supporters.

12 posted on 01/17/2014 11:47:20 AM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: DCBryan1
If you detect inbound Russian ICBMs you should:

a) Talk to your silo-mates about your feelings.
b) Call the Russians "racists!" and hope they stop their attack.
c) Pray to Obama for guidance and victory.
d) Follow your training, orders, and SOP.

Note: If you answered d) Follow your training, orders, and SOP prior to 20 JAN 2009, you would be correct. Starting 21 JAN 2009, the correct answer is either a), b), or c).

13 posted on 01/17/2014 11:52:44 AM PST by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: napscoordinator

This story is really disturbing. Having a strong, loyal, honest miliary used to be the cornerstone of US strength. With the cheating and rule breaking described here, it seems that it’s widespread, an accepted part of the culture, and not hidden.


14 posted on 01/17/2014 11:58:34 AM PST by grania
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To: opentalk
It _is_ possible that the base(s) they are on are trying to keep loyal USAians in these USAF positions. It _is_ possible that new elements of USAF have instituted a new test, to deliberately flunk many current and reasonable members in the current USAF missile force.

Perhaps the test is only given to these bases?
Do we even know what the test is about?
Is is some new _equal_opportunity_ test or a legitimate skills test?

Regardless, I sure there are _new_ elements w/i USAF who are eager to move their kind of people into crucial positions.
Winkitty-Wink...many are asleep; many are afraid; fear manifests in many different behaviors.

15 posted on 01/17/2014 12:04:38 PM PST by veracious
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To: BitWielder1
Rigged, so he can replace them with 0bama supporters.

Or Valerie Jarrett supporters.

16 posted on 01/17/2014 12:10:23 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: opentalk

Will they all be running for political office now?


17 posted on 01/17/2014 12:12:16 PM PST by Old Yeller
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To: opentalk
US suspends 34 nuclear missile officers for cheating on exams

"Psst. What did you put for #3 "Which way do you turn the key"? Clockwise or counterclockwise?"

18 posted on 01/17/2014 12:16:53 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: veracious

I saw the story as it broke on the MSM. They were calling it a ‘proficiency exam’. I don’t know what they are calling it now. The cheating was passing answers by phone texting. If this is true then the punishment is warrented.


19 posted on 01/17/2014 12:28:37 PM PST by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: Old Yeller

They’ll all unionize and become educrats in Atlanta.


20 posted on 01/17/2014 12:50:53 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Yup! Obama getting rid of anyone in the military who might rise up against him.


21 posted on 01/17/2014 1:00:04 PM PST by doc maverick
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To: opentalk

I conclude the mad narcissist in the WH has a pressing objective behind his long list of recent military officer dismissals. The paranoid power hungry narcissist realizes that those who have their fingers on the nuke triggers are his greatest threat. He desperately needs to know that these military officers are unwaveringly under his dictatorial control. His paranoia peaked last October when his false flag event went haywire as three flag grade officers actually put country ahead of his unlawful nuke deployment order. There is even speculation that two of the three nukes are still out there somewhere and out of Obummer’s control. So the plan now is to quickly rid himself of all possible disloyal types and replace them with only those officers who pass his litmus test - possess an unquestioning willingness to kill Americans on his order. Once he replaces these officers with his loyal Nazis, he can confidently rely on being able to use the taxpayers’ nuclear arsenal to blackmail the country into submission when the public wakes up one morning to his indeterminate dictatorial reign. Of course, his job is made much easier by the NSA, which has become Obummer’s personal dirt devil vacuum, sucking up dirt on everyone he labels as untrustworthy or the enemy.


22 posted on 01/17/2014 1:15:31 PM PST by iontheball
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To: Secret Agent Man

You are so right on and most Americans are clueless.


23 posted on 01/17/2014 1:18:28 PM PST by ladyL
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To: veracious
Perhaps the test is only given to these bases? Do we even know what the test is about? Is is some new _equal_opportunity_ test or a legitimate skills test?

Missile Combat Crews have, as a minimum, three training days per month. The First is a full day of Emergency War Orders (EWO) training and testing. This is to make sure they remain competent in the procedures for receiving and processing the messages used for day to day and wartime operations, to include launch orders. The EWO test requires a minimum of 90% to pass and there is a fierce competition for people to maintain a long streak of 100% in testing.

The second training day consists of a Codes class and test and a weapons systems class and test.

Codes are hardware based items within the launch control system that ensures the systems cannot be hacked and verifies system integrity. The Weapons System test keeps the crews current on troubleshooting malfunctions and also updates any changed procedures within the system.

The third day is a six hour "ride" in the Missile Procedures Trainer (MPT). The MPT is an exact copy of a Launch Control Center and has a hidden control area where instructors can input malfunction scenarios so the crews can keep current on their procedures and to give them a view of malfunctions and other operational items that rarely or have never yet occurred so they know how to handle those situations. half of this trainer ride is EWO and the crews go through a ramp up to war and a launch scenario.

Remember, these occur every month and they crews must show very high competency on every one of these subjects or they are decertified and not allowed to pull Alerts at the real Launch Control Centers (a career ender).

24 posted on 01/17/2014 1:20:08 PM PST by OldMissileer
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To: iontheball
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/01/15/Former-Defense-Secretary-Gates-Obama-Suspicious-of-Military-Leaders-and-Detests-Congress

From former defense secretary, Gates recent book and interviews, claim Obama seemed suspicious of Military leaders

25 posted on 01/17/2014 1:23:13 PM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

I wonder what their ranks are/were?


26 posted on 01/17/2014 1:40:34 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: opentalk

Like the cheating all of the military academies currently engage in having broken their Honor Codes?

“We will not lie, cheat nor steal, nor tolerate those who do.”

Who thinks the framers of those words would not consider homosexuality cheating?


27 posted on 01/17/2014 2:58:32 PM PST by onedoug
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Oh, no, how would we survive if things like that started happening. It would be awful.


28 posted on 01/18/2014 9:07:48 AM PST by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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