Air Force discloses drug investigation at nuke missile base

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Air Force officials say airmen responsible for security at a strategic nuclear missile base are under investigation for marijuana use, which is illegal in the military. The officials are declining to disclose the number under investigation or provide other details, but they say the four-star general in charge of Air Force nuclear weapons flew to the base to hold a “no-notice” meeting to address the alleged misconduct by members of the 90th Security Forces Group. That is the same group in which investigators in 2016 cracked a drug ring involving the distribution and use of LSD, cocaine and other illegal drugs.