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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Margaret Woodward
The Air Force announced Wednesday that it is changing how it selects officers and instructors who train new recruits after a sex scandal at its training headquarters in which dozens of female recruits said they were improperly approached, sexually harassed or raped by male instructors.
Tiny Qatar became the first Arab country to fly combat missions over Libya on Friday after NATO agreed to take command of the no-fly zone part of air operations against Moammar Gadhafi's regime.
Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward, who investigated the Air Education and Training Command at Lackland Air Force Base, said the biggest failure came from bad instructors who took advantage of a weak oversight system and the officers who did not adequately supervise them to catch the abuses.
"It was a spectacular display of airmenship watching this coalition come together the way it did to execute the first airstrikes on behalf of the Libyan people," Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward said after the bombing began.