Skip to comments.Air Force command brings focus to nuclear enterprise
Posted on 11/10/2010 12:09:54 AM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld
Over the past 15 months, Air Force officials have built from scratch a model new command that will sustain and modernize U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile wings and the nuclear-capable bomber fleet, said the general who leads the new command.
"Some people have likened that to trying to build an airplane while actually having to fly it," Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz told a group of defense reporters here Nov. 9. "And at times, it has seemed like that to us."
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The U.S. nuclear fleet is what keeps this nation safe and strong. And now it’s being rebuilt? A new command?
Who’s been in charge of our nuclear fleet for the past 15 months?
Trust me on this.
Disbanding the old Strategic Air Command in 1992 was probably the stupidest decision ever made by Dick Cheney.
but no one can focus on what made that ICBM fly out of the water.
Another one is "We're on the glide path to success". A business administrator used that one once during a briefing and I went off on him. "A kamikaze was also on a glide path to success", I commented, "but I don't think we really want to emulate him."
Just remaking the wheel.The Clinton administration disbanded SAC and the Air Force Nuclear strike capability became an afterthought.
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