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Are or have nuclear weapons stores been maintained at Sunny Point?

Jason Gonzales

A bus unloads people prior to the dedication ceremony for two new cranes at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point on Oct. 3, 2012. Star News photo by Matt Born

We will likely never know the answer to this question.

It is U.S. policy not to deploy nuclear weapons aboard surface ships, attack submarines, and naval aircraft. However, the U.S. also does not discuss the presence or absence of nuclear weapons aboard specific ships, submarines, or aircraft, according to Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point spokesman Mitch Chandron.


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