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9 lose ICBM commands in exam-cheating scandal

Posted: March 28, 2014 at 3:03 a.m.

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) Commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, finish their statements before taking questions during a news conference at the Pentagon, Thursday, March 27, 2014. 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. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

WASHINGTON — The Air Force reassigned nine midlevel nuclear commanders Thursday and announced it will discipline 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.

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