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AF Academy search turns up potential substance abuse

Jun. 20, 2013 - 07:24AM   |  
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AIR FORCE ACADEMY, COLO. — The Air Force Academy says a periodic inspection has turned up possible alcohol and substance abuse by a small number of cadets, which could potentially lead to the cadets being kicked out.

The academy said Wednesday that the inspection this week also found items that aren’t allowed in cadet dormitories, which could include items such as candles, knives and airsoft pistols.

Academy authorities are investigating. Officials didn’t foresee the cases leading to a court-martial but said there could be “involuntary disenrollment” of some cadets.

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