Skip to comments.Fighter Jets to Protect Skies During Democratic Convention
Posted on 09/01/2012 7:53:38 AM PDT by huldah1776
Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region fighters will protect the skies during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
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4. WILL THEY USE THE SAME *#$^@%(&* RULES OF ENGAGEMENT THEY USE IN AFGHANISTAN?
Just curious, did they put jets in the air to protect “the skies” in Tampa? Or is this just all about the “O”?
Were they in the sky over Miami?
Not that I'd enjoy serving in that capacity with the current resident, but fighter pilots like burning holes in the sky.
The biggest threat will be a mid-air with all the flying monkeys that will be escorting Rosa De Lauro....
photo of empty jet fighter cockpit in 3——2
With all the things to feel outraged about, I don’t have enough in the tank to feign outrage over this one.
I only yelled about the ROE. point number 4 of 4. Do they fly over every town he will be at or is it because we know the date and time beforehand? We know he’ll be at the hurricane site on Monday.
Did anyone see the First Lady in a booth at the GOP convention. I sure as hell did. And I might add that the Secret Service is required to protect Romney just as much as the President.
After September 11, 2001 the USAF instituted a CONUS mission called NOBLE EAGLE - selected CAP over the states. While a nice PR effort it also used up just about all of the available airframe and engine hours for the F-16 fleet.
Good PR - Yes.
Effective use of assets - Questionable.
Expensive - Got that right!
To protect a bunch of empty chairs?
Why would terrorists attack their allies?
He knew when he took office that he would make a lot of enemies, otherwise he wouldn’t have had that “tank” of a limo built. But, dictators always fortress themselves well before the begin their tyranny.
I hope they check their oxygen equipment thoroughly, flying over the DNC convention will be like flying over an open cess pool.
My brother told me that the DNC Convention will look like the bar scene in Star Wars. In other words, a freak show, ya think?
I hope they have a full bomb load.
The fighter will be scrambled after the last busload of unwilling union members to fill the stadium is emptied. The jets are not there to protect the conventioneers but to keep the bused in audience from escaping!!!
The Iranians, Muslim brotherhood, Taliban, and terrorists won’t attack allies. Why do they need fighter protection? Carry banners?
oy vey, as a civilian CAP to me meant capitals as opposed to lower case. So sorry. let me guess here, civil air patrol :) Too much. LOL
Is that to keep Muslims from flying an airplane into the building? /s
No doubt. Flamers and cross dressers, Code Pink, NAACP, Yeah it will be a strange sight to behold.
Thank God I have no business in N. Carolina that week.
Loaded for bear, but the bears aren't the problem now.
For the last 40+ years.
They wouldn't but that darn Tea Party Air Force will certainly be testing the defenses.
Rumor has it that Sarah Palin now is qualified to fly anything and she will be Number One this week.
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