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New nuclear scandal: 34 officers accused of cheating

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WASHINGTON — In a stunning setback for a nuclear missile force already beset by missteps and leadership lapses, the Air Force disclosed on Wednesday that 34 officers entrusted with the world’s deadliest weapons have been removed from launch duty for allegedly cheating — or tolerating cheating by others — on routine proficiency tests. The cheating scandal is the latest in a series of Air Force nuclear stumbles documented in recent months by The Associated Press, ...

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