The Air Forces Times reports on September 10, 2007 that Air Combat Command will have a command-wide mission stand down (Friday) September 14 to review their procedures in response to this oversight.*
The Air Force is reporting 6 missiles were transported.
The Shreveport Times (home to Barksdale AFB) reports that 5 missiles were transported.
What happened to the missing nuclear missile?
Meanwhile, the military is now searching for Steve Fossett. Maj. General Henry C. Morrow stepped in September 4 to coordinate the search for Fossett.
*That is, the 5 or 6 nuclear missiles that were illegally transported from Minot AFB, North Dakota to Barksdale AFB, Louisiana on August 30.