For example, in tonight's NY Times:
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates made the decision after an inquiry into the mishandling of nuclear weapons found systemic problems in the Air Force.
Atomic process take place in the space of an Angstrom. Nuclear processes take place in the space of a fermi. There's a factor of 100,000 between them.
Does it matter? I think it does. It is... well, it's 10:03 pm on a Thursday night. Too late to pontificate.