posted on Nov, 19 2013 @ 10:01 PM
reply to post by TDawgRex
The fight now is for the other 14. The Coast Guard wants all of them to refit three air stations, but the Forest Service wants a couple too.
That's what the article says. The firefighting fleet is getting long in the tooth. This could give them a breather, so to speak. Same for the
As for the Air Force juggling funds, I was stationed at Bragg for a decade. The USAF woulds always upgrade housing, the Golf Course, etc, at Pope and
then when they ran out of money they would scream bloody murder that the runways needed to be repaired. What a scam. I was the Air Ops NCO for my
brigade for a couple of years and seen it first hand. You can't jump out of aircraft if those aircraft can't take off.
edit on 19-11-2013 by
TDawgRex because: Just a ETA