posted on Sep, 5 2013 @ 07:10 AM
reply to post by tracehd1
I work in Army aviation. Contractors are a common sight for my particular field.
While they can be helpful, a well trained group of enlisted folks not only saves money compared to what these contractors make, but it also ensures
quality of work.
I have seen several instances of shoddy workmanship in aviation maintenance that if it had not been found, could have very well killed an entire
While the government talks of cutting tuition assistance to troops, even though education is essential in our professional development as well as
being EXPECTED OF US in the Army, they overlook the contractors. They talk about how there isn't enough money for us to train back home. We don't have
enough flight hours and so on. But they never once talked about cutting out the several contracting companies in our hangars that in all actuality we
do NOT need.
But alas I'm far down the latter.
edit on 5-9-2013 by projectvxn because: (no reason given)