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Military Apologizes For Bombing A New Year's Eve Tweet

U.S. Strategic Command faced a backlash after it tweeted about the Time's Square ball drop, adding that "if needed" it would "drop something much, much bigger."
U.S. Strategic Command deleted a New Year's Eve tweet depicting a B-2 bomber in flight (not this one), saying it was in "poor taste." Source: Getty Images

Updated at 12:30 p.m. Eastern

U.S. Strategic Command is charged with controlling the nation's nuclear operations, but conceded it missed the mark with a New Year's Eve tweet comparing the famed ball drop to a B-2 bomber dropping weapons.

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