just not American troops.
Here they go again...managing our public lands as if Congress had acted.
"The military believes high-altitude combat training is vital for the protection of pilots and aircrews. In combat, aircrews trained in high-altitude aviation have a higher mission success rate as well as fewer accidents."
Absolutely true. Plain old mishaps account for more than 2/3 of the helo losses in combat zones. The high-altitude LXs in Afghanistan are esoecially challenging.
I wonder if Mike Johanns of the US Department of Agriculture knows about this.
FIRE Wendy and her agency pals right away, let them go off to commune with fellow enviro-wankers.
Yeah, they support the troops....... must be the Taliban they have in mind......
Lifesaver Helicopter Pilot extraordinaire:
..BRUCE CRANDALL = Medal of Honor..