34 nuclear missile launch officers taken off duty for alleged cheating on proficiency test

  • Article by: LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 16, 2014 - 1:29 PM

WASHINGTON — In what may be the biggest such scandal in Air Force history, 34 officers entrusted with land-based nuclear missiles have been pulled off the job for alleged involvement in a cheating ring that officials say was uncovered during a drug probe.

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