Air Force Says It Recovered Trove of Files in Corrupted Database

The service is still investigating how files from more 100,000 inspector general cases — and their backups — became corrupted.

In a short, four-sentence statement released midday on Wednesday, service officials said the Air Force continues to investigate the embarrassing incident in which the files and their backups were corrupted.

“Through extensive data recovery efforts over the weekend and this week, the Air Force has been able to regain access to the data in the Air Force Inspector General Automated Case Tracking System (ACTS),” the statement reads.

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