October 21, 2007

Betty Crocker Blue Ribbon Panel to Tests Nukes

Wow! Is Barbara Starr related to Brenda Starr? Brenda (not Barbara), was my hero! If heroes never lie, then it must be true that a few stupid, clumsy pilots mistakenly flew nukes from North Dakota to Louisiana without clearance or ANY procedures, on a lark.

Air Force officers relieved of duty over loose nukes
updated 7:37 p.m. EDT, Fri October 19, 2007
From Barbara Starr, (CNN)
A six-week probe into the mistaken flight of nuclear warheads across the country uncovered a "lackadaisical" attention to detail in day-to-day operations at the air bases involved in the incident, an Air Force official said Friday.
… Wynne has convened a blue-ribbon panel to review all of the Air Force's security procedures and adherence to them. That panel is to report back on January 15.
What a relief they are "reviewing" this incident. We do have lots of time, citizens, not to worry. Just set those pies on the window sill, get a tall glass of lemonaide and wait until ...?

Previous posts on this story:
The Loose Nukes Story Has a New Wrinkle
October 14, Nuke transportation story has explosive implications

Four Minutes to Midnight?
September 14, 2007, Nuclear Bombs Mistakenly Flown Over US
Loose Nukes Col. Bruce Emig

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