Meet the Missileers: Women who help control the US nuclear arsenalPlay Video - 4:52
January 12th, 2018
Meet the Missileers: Women who help control the US nuclear arsenal
Amid growing tension with North Korea, the U.S. Air Force granted NBC News a look inside one of our nation’s nuclear bases, where female officers stand ready to push the nuclear button if need be. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports for TODAY. As first profiled by Marie Claire, there are enough women in this life-or-death job that there has been at least one all-female shift at one of the launch emplacements. More on this story here.