Air Force secretary: Stress and fear fueled cheating scandal; 92 nuclear officers implicated

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: January 30, 2014 - 1:55 PM

WASHINGTON — Top Air Force officials described a persistent culture of "undue stress and fear" that led 92 out of 550 members of the military's nuclear missile corps to be involved in cheating on a monthly proficiency test on which they felt pressured to get perfect scores to get promoted.

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rschildkJan. 30, 14 2:10 PM

This is what happens when your commanding officers and teachers at the Air Force Academy are more interested in Evangelical Proselytizing and preparing you for "Holy War" than in you being trained and capable of doing your actual job.

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holmescity49Jan. 30, 14 5:01 PM

Security breaches, burnout and low moral. Working 24 hour shifts every 4 days may tend to do that to a mind and body. Having them work 24 hours every 3 days is not the answer. Maybe a simple medical opinion is needed, then heeded.

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