MNH: Air Force Nukes Make News Again, Manning Troubled Before Intel Breach


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* The sentencing hearing for Bradley Manning has turned to his mental state when he leaked classified government documents.
Defense attorneys described a troubled young man who acted bizarrely, including cross-dressing. They argue that Manning’s commanders should have removed him from duty before the intelligence breach.
The 25-year-old Manning faces a possible 90 years in prison.

* Air Force continues to have problems with its nuclear force.
The latest concerns center on a missile wing based at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont.
The unit that manages 150 Minuteman ballistic missiles recently failed a safety and security inspection.
Back in March the Air Force also found problems at a North Dakota unit that launches nuclear missiles.
A 2008 Pentagon study found a “dramatic and unacceptable decline” in the Air Force’s commitment to its nuclear mission.
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* The military is set to offer marriage benefits to same-sex couples for the first time, including healthcare and housing benefits.
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