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File photo of an Air Force base. (credit: Andrew Lee/U.S. Air Force via Getty Images)

Air Force: Nuke Officers Left Blast Door Open While Sleeping Twice This Year

Twice this year alone, Air Force officers entrusted with the launch keys to nuclear-tipped missiles have been caught leaving open a blast door that is intended to help prevent a terrorist or other intruder from entering their underground command post, Air Force officials have told The Associated Press.

10/22/2013

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