Quotations of the day
- Article by: The Associated Press
- Associated Press
- October 23, 2013 - 2:05 AM
"The only way that you can have a crew member be in 'rest status' is if that blast door is shut and there is no possibility of anyone accessing the launch control center." — Lt. Gen. James Kowalski, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, after 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.
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