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This image provided by the U.S. Air Force shows Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh, right, and Tech. Sgt. Justin Richie, a 341st Maintenance Operations Squadron team trainer, riding in a work cage on Nov. 20, 2012, inside the T-9 maintenance trainer at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The Air Force says 34 nuclear missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana have been implicated in a cheating scandal and have been stripped of their certification. It is believed to be the largest such breach of integrity in the nuclear force.(AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Beau Wade)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, after the final vote on a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill. The measure sailed through the House with no suspense and little dissent — fueled additionally by lawmakers' desire to avoid an election-year replay of last fall's widely unpopular 16-day federal shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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A student leaves the Performing Arts Center in Medina, Ohio Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Ohio Gov. John Kasich will once again give his State of the State address outside the capital, delivering the annual speech Feb. 24 at the center, his office announced Monday. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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The 1100-seat auditorium at the performing Arts Center in Medina, Ohio is seen Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Ohio Gov. John Kasich will once again give his State of the State address outside the capital, delivering the annual speech Feb. 24 at the center, his office announced Monday. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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The entrance to the Performing Arts Center in Medina, Ohio, is seen Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Ohio Gov. John Kasich will once again give his State of the State address outside the capital, delivering the annual speech Feb. 24 at the center, his office announced Monday. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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FILE - This Aug. 1, 2013 file photo shows Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., flanked by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. Policy trades big and small make up the $1.1 trillion spending deal that Republican and Democratic leaders are rushing through Congress this week to avoid a repeat of October’s partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, after the final vote on a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill. The measure sailed through the House with no suspense and little dissent — fueled additionally by lawmakers' desire to avoid an election-year replay of last fall's widely unpopular 16-day federal shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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FILE - This Aug. 31, 2004 file photo shows a protester being arrested by New York City Police officers during the Republican National Convention in New York. New York City agreed Jan. 15, 2014, to pay $18 million to settle dozens of lawsuits filed by protesters, journalists and bystanders who said they were wrongly arrested at the 2004 Republican National Convention, lawyers said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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This image provided by the U.S. Air Force shows Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh, right, and Tech. Sgt. Justin Richie, a 341st Maintenance Operations Squadron team trainer, riding in a work cage on Nov. 20, 2012, inside the T-9 maintenance trainer at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The Air Force says 34 nuclear missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana have been implicated in a cheating scandal and have been stripped of their certification. It is believed to be the largest such breach of integrity in the nuclear force. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Beau Wade)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JAN. 19 AND THEREAFTER - In this Dec. 24, 2014 photo, Woodlawn Cemetery sexton Edward Ricks poses in front of an ornate grave marker at the Edwardsville, Ill., cemetery that is still recovering from a summer storm. The statue on the top had been knocked off in the storm. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Tim Vizer)