Minot performance issues have attention of StratCom head
Gen. Robert Kehler, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new StratCom headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base on Oct. 17, 2012.. At right is U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Matthew Waxenfelter.
Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — The head of U.S. Strategic Command told Congress Thursday morning that he is keeping a close eye on the performance issues that resulted in the Air Force stripping an unprecedented 17 officers of their authority to control nuclear missiles.
“This has my personal attention,” Gen. Robert Kehler testified before the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.
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