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US reduced its nuclear stockpile, as emphasis on nuclear weapons declined.

After the Cold War

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Revealed a serious erosion of focus, expertise, mission readiness, resources, and discipline within the nuclear enterprise; the inadvertent shipment of ICBM components to Taiwan in 2006; and the unauthorized transfer of nuclear weapons from Minot AFB to Barksdale AFB in 2007.

Secretary of Defense Report (2008)

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Became the norm after SAC was dismantled in 1992. Critical resources were diverted since the nuclear mission was no longer the priority. Little focus on training, discipline, pride, supervision, leadership, standards, self-assessment, etc.

Devaluing the Nuclear Mission

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Series of errors in 2006 led to a classified MK12 forward section being shipped to _____. Set the stage for a potential nonproliferation treaty violation.

Taiwan

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A composite of weapons systems, support functions, and personnel.

Nuclear Enterprise

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A reduction in the nuclear stockpile and forces assigned to operate, maintain, and support nuclear capability coupled with the ongoing challenge of achieving a focused and dedicated work force is?

Events after the Cold War that affected the AF Nuclear Enterprise

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A serious erosion of focus, expertise, mission readiness, resources, and discipline within the nuclear enterprise resulted in?

The inadvertent shipment of ICBM component to Taiwan in 2006

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The dismantling of SAC, diversion of critical resources, and little or no emphasis on training and discipline summarizes?

The Devaluing of the Nuclear Mission

9

A base initiated shipping transaction, plus improper documentation, mislabeling, and a failure to accomplish proper notification summarizes mistakes that led to the inadvertent shipment of?

MK12 Forward Sections to Taiwan

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Following established procedures, holding people accountable, focusing on expertise, mission readiness, and discipline summarizes?

Lessons Learned from Recent Nuclear Weapons Related Incidents