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Missile in scrapped test was to come from Minot

May 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Air Force officials and U.S. Sen. John Hoeven say the intercontinental ballistic missile for a planned test launch that was scrapped last month because of mounting tensions with North Korea was to have come from the Minot Air Force Base missile field. Continue Reading

Is there a morale crisis in the US nuclear force?

May 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Beyond the Air Force’s embarrassing suspension of 17 nuclear missile launch officers lie two broader questions. Continue Reading

General orders extra review of Minot AFB nuke crew failings

May 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The general who commands the nation’s nuclear forces said Thursday he has ordered further review of failings discovered among Air Force officers who operate nuclear missiles. But he told Congress Thursday he was not alarmed by their shortcomings. Continue Reading