Friday, March 18, 2016

Warren Air Force Base:14 Removed From Duty Suspected of Drug Activity

Air Force personnel at US nuclear missile base suspected of drug activity
Stars and Stripes
By Corey Dickstein
Published: March 18, 2016
33 minutes ago

A static display of intercontinental ballistic missiles at the F.E. Warren
Air Force Base, Wyo., front gate the evening of April 4, 2012.

R.J. ORIEZ/U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO
WASHINGTON – Fourteen United States airmen have been removed from duty at a Wyoming nuclear missile facility under suspicion they were involved in illegal drug activity, an Air Force general said Friday.

An investigation was launched Tuesday at F.E. Warren Air Force Base into the alleged activity of the airmen, all security force personnel ranging in rank from airman to senior airman, after it was reported by another member of their unit, said Air Force Gen. Robin Rand, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command.

Rand called the allegations “credible,” but he declined to detail what the activity might have involved.

“We will wait for the investigation to be complete before I will comment on the specifics,” he said.
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