Four ‘librarians’ at center of nuclear cheating

At least 82 missile launch officers face disciplinary action

Four ‘librarians’ at center of nuclear cheating

Investigators dubbed them “the librarians,” four Air Force nuclear missile launch officers at the center of a still-unfolding scandal over cheating on proficiency tests. “They tended to be at the hub” of illicit exchanges of test information, says Adam Lowther, one of seven investigators who dug into details of cheating that has embarrassed the Air […]

General who deep-sixed sex assault conviction retiring

Helms' nomination for the post ran into trouble due to concerns about her decision last year to overturn a conviction of an Air Force captain for aggravated sexual assault.

General who deep-sixed sex assault conviction retiring

The first woman from the U.S. military to go into space has decided to retire after her promotion to a top Space Command job was blocked in the Senate due to her decision to overturn a sexual assault conviction. Former space shuttle astronaut Lieutenant General Susan Helms has told the Air Force she plans to […]