Task Force Recommends Space Command Take Over Overall Nuclear Mission

By Jason Simpson / September 12, 2008 at 5:00 AM
A Pentagon-directed task force recommends that Air Force Space Command take over the air service's overall nuclear mission in addition to its responsibility as stewards of the nation's military satellite assets, the chairman of the panel told reporters during a briefing today at the Pentagon. The defense secretary's Task Force on Nuclear Weapons Management released the results of the first phase of its study looking at the military's nuclear mission and found that there has been "an atrophy of the...

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