Air Force

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Air Force Officer From Md. Pleads Guilty To Child Porn

A U.S. Air Force officer from Maryland has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges.

04/21/2014

A member of the US Air Force (USAF) stands near a USAF cargo plane. (Photo credit: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

Commanders Fired In Nuke Missile Cheating Scandal

The Air Force is firing nine mid-level commanders and disciplining dozens of junior officers at a nuclear missile base in response to an exam-cheating scandal that spanned a far longer period than originally reported.

03/27/2014

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US Sends More Troops, Aircraft To Search For Kony

The U.S. is sending military aircraft and more forces to assist in the hunt for fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony, more than doubling the number of American troops and airmen on the ground to 250.

03/24/2014

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Air Force Sergeant Faces 25 Years In International Child-Sex Case

An Air Force sergeant faces 25 years in military prison after pleading guilty to charges he sexually molested girls in Germany and the United States.

03/21/2014

40 freshman Air Force Academy cadets may have cheated in a chemistry class. (Getty Images)

Air Force Academy Investigates Possible Cheating

The Air Force Academy is investigating whether freshman cadets cheated on a chemistry test.

03/04/2014

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Report: Nuke Test Scores Among Lowest Of Year Despite Officers Alleged Cheating

Last summer, when dozens of nuclear missile officers allegedly cheated on exams, test scores were among the lowest of the year, according to Air Force records obtained by The Associated Press.

02/22/2014

The Navy cheating scandal involves the instructors who train sailors to operate nuclear powered submarines and aircraft carriers. (Getty Images)

Exam Cheating Scandal Hits Navy Nuclear Force

The Navy is investigating cheating allegations against about one-fifth of its trainers at a school for naval nuclear power reactor operators.

02/05/2014

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Air Force: 92 Implicated in Nuke Cheating Scandal

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.

01/30/2014

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Hagel Seeks Root Cause Of Nuke Missile Problems

In taking a deep look at trouble inside U.S. nuclear forces, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is searching for the root causes of recent Air Force missteps but also for ways to make the nuclear warrior’s job more attractive at a time when the military has turned its attention away from such weapons.

01/25/2014

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Hagel Ordering Full Review Of Nuclear Force

With public trust and safety at stake, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered immediate actions Thursday to define the depth of trouble inside the nation’s nuclear force, which has been rocked by disclosures about security lapses, poor discipline, weak morale and other problems that raise questions about nuclear security.

01/23/2014

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