Air Force service members guarding nuclear missiles used and distributed LSD: Report

Mind-altering drugs were reportedly used in the United States armed forces.

The Associated Press received records from the Air Force that show service members reportedly bought, distributed and used LSD and other illegal drugs in Wyoming.

What made matters even more controversial was that these service members were guarding nuclear missiles.

Now, according to the AP, this was all part of a drug ring that operated out of F.E. Warren Air Force Base in March of 2016. In total, 14 airmen were disciplined -- and six were convicted in courts-martial.

None of them were accused of using the drugs on duty but according to the AP, it’s another blow to the reputation of the Air Force.

The airmen accused were part of the 90th Missile Wing, which operates one-third of the 400 ICBMs that are on alert 24/7 in underground silos.

One of the airmen said during his court-martial that he couldn’t have responded if called to duty under the influence of LSD.

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