DUI gone critical: Government agents delivering nuclear weapons

Discussion in 'In the News' started by Chuck, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Chuck

    Chuck just the messenger

    [​IMG] The agents take part in a 21-week training course designed to help them prevent "the theft, sabotage or takeover of protected materials by unauthorized persons."

    [FIMG=LEFT]http://www.cleanmpg.com/photos/data/501/floating-russsian-nuclear-plant.jpg[/FIMG]MSNBC - Nov 22, 2010

    What on Earth were they thinking?! --Ed.

    Washington — Government agents hired to drive nuclear weapons in trucks sometimes got drunk on the job, the U.S. Energy Department's watchdog said in a document released Monday.

    The Energy Department's assistant inspector general, Sandra D. Bruce, said her office reviewed 16 alcohol-related incidents involving agents, candidate-agents and others from the government's Office of Secure Transportation between 2007 through 2009.

    The memorandum said the incidents "indicate a potential vulnerability" in what it described as a "critical national security mission."... [RM]http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40313722/ns/us_news-security/[/RM]

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