Air Force Improving Screening Processes After High-Level Firing

By Courtney Albon / November 13, 2013 at 4:22 PM
The Air Force is changing the way it screens officers for nuclear positions after the commander in charge of three intercontinental ballistic missile wings was fired last month. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh told reporters at a Defense Writers Group breakfast this morning that the service is changing its hiring process and putting more emphasis on pre-screening procedures -- a practice, he noted, that will likely be adopted for all high-level hiring. Welsh said the procedural change...

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