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    Default The Troubled, Covert Agency Responsible for Hauling the Nationís Most Lethal Cargo

    The Troubled, Covert Agency Responsible for Hauling the Nation

    WASHINGTON ó The unmarked 18-wheelers ply the nationís interstates and two-lane highways, logging 3 million miles a year hauling the most lethal cargo there is: nuclear bombs. The covert fleet, which shuttles warheads from missile silos, bomber bases and submarine docks to nuclear weapons labs across the country, is operated by the Office of Secure Transportation, a troubled agency within the U.S. Department of Energy so cloaked in secrecy that few people outside the government know it exists.

    The Los Angeles Times/Tribune Washington Bureau reviewed government documents dating back two decades and interviewed dozens of government officials, former military officers and arms control advocates to examine the agency. The picture that emerges is an organization hampered by an insular management, a crisis of morale among the rank-and-file and outdated equipment.

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    Default Re: The Troubled, Covert Agency Responsible for Hauling the Nationís Most Lethal Carg

    Well they do have to get them from point A to point B.. Trucks are the best way..

 

 

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