The new 5th Bomb Wing commander at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., isn't mincing words. Col. Joel Westa described his wing's looming nuclear surety inspection as "the most scrutinized inspection in the history of time." He understands his airmen have something to prove to the rest of the Air Force and the nation.

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