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The Air Force has removed the commander of a nuclear weapons unit at a Montana base following a failed safety and security inspection that marked the second major misstep this year for one of the military's most sensitive missions.
It'll take more than a big belly to fail the Air Force fitness test after changes into effect later this year. Since 2010, abdominal circumference has been a major component of the service's physical fitness test, measured along with an airman's ability to run and perform pushups and sit-ups.
The Navy announced that Navy Secretary Ray Mabus had approved a plan to "reduce, eliminate or consolidate a net of 35 Navy flag officer positions" at the one-, two- and three-star ranks.