United States Air Force http://kgou.org en 34 Officers At Nuclear Site May Have Cheated On Exams http://kgou.org/post/34-officers-nuclear-site-may-have-cheated-exams Already reeling from reports about <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/01/09/261110708/nuclear-missile-officers-reportedly-implicated-in-drug-probe" target="_blank">alleged drug use</a> by some officers in its nuclear missile corps and the alleged "<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/09/us-usa-defense-suspensions-idUSBREA081EE20140109" target="_blank">drunken and inappropriate behavior</a>" of that command's top general, the Air Force now has another scandal on its hands.<p>Thirty-four nuclear launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force base in Montana have been suspended Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:52:29 +0000 Mark Memmott 21274 at http://kgou.org 34 Officers At Nuclear Site May Have Cheated On Exams Spartan Will Train Air Force So They Can Train Afghans http://kgou.org/post/spartan-will-train-air-force-so-they-can-train-afghans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A Tulsa air school has been awarded a $12 million Air Force contract to provide ground and flight training for operations in Afghanistan.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The Tulsa World reports that Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology is getting the five-year contract.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:35:53 +0000 Associated Press 12494 at http://kgou.org Spartan Will Train Air Force So They Can Train Afghans Inhofe Praises USAF For Getting Pilots Flying Again http://kgou.org/post/inhofe-praises-usaf-getting-pilots-flying-again <p></p><p>The U.S.&nbsp;Air&nbsp;Force&nbsp;says many of its combat&nbsp;air&nbsp;forces&nbsp;will start flying again after being grounded since April because of budget cuts.</p><p>The Defense Department received authority from Congress to shift about $7.5 billion from lower priority accounts to more vital operations. The&nbsp;Air&nbsp;Force&nbsp;says the restored flying hours represent about $208 million of that allocation authorized by Congress.</p><p>U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) is the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee. He says if the Air Force can find the money to put its pilots back in the air, it can also find the money to end civilian furloughs.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 19:37:59 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 9679 at http://kgou.org Inhofe Praises USAF For Getting Pilots Flying Again