From the June 1971 magazine.

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Alcoholism in the Services

A retired Army master sergeant, testifying before a Senate subcommittee, said he was in charge of atomic warheads during periods when he was consistently drunk.

The subcommittee on alcoholism and drugs also heard a Navy captain say that he commanded a ship while drank, and a retired Air Force colonel admit that he flew jets while he was [sic] an alcoholic.

-- Rocky Mountain News

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