US Air Force Failed To Report Dozens of Criminal Histories To Gun Background Check System

The U.S. Air Force said there were at least several dozen cases of serious crimes involving its personnel that it failed to report to the federal database used by licensed gun dealers to conduct background checks on those that try to purchase firearms on Tuesday, according to Reuters. The issue was highlighted after the Air Force admitted earlier this month that it failed to provide data on the man who carried out Texas’ deadliest mass shooting in Sutherland Springs. Former Airman Devin Kelley opened fire on the small First Baptist Church, killing 26 people and injuring 20 others with a firearm that he should not have had since he was convicted five years ago by a general court-martial on…