Anyone with half a brain cell will realise the recent LA incident was that of a comet that was somehow not even spotted by NASA themselves. Luckily no impact level event for now...
>be US airforce
>decide to be cool guys and do a guy fawkes light show for the civvies of SJ, but it's delayed because fucking bureaucrats
>finally fire them off, looks amazing
>mfw PR fucked up, no public announcement
>mfw everyone thinks it's aliens or a comet or a rocket test or whatever
>only way to not look like tards is to tell everyone it was just a secret missile launch... in full view of the entire region
>thousands in equipment and logistics has just been wasted because noone outside the force will appreciate what we thought was thoughtfulness on our part