Skip to comments.The U.S. Air Force as you know it no longer exists: beginning today, 17 combat units grounded
Posted on 04/09/2013 10:43:33 AM PDT by Nachum
According to internal documents obtained by Air Force Times, beginning on Apr. 9, 2013, the U.S. Air Force will begin grounding front line combat units as a consequence of sequestration and the need to deal with budget cuts.
Seventeen squadrons belonging to the various U.S. Air Force commands are going to be affected by the stand down order.
The grounding is aimed to save the 44,000 flying hours (worth 591 million USD) through September.
The funded 241,496 flying hours will be distributed to those squadrons that will remain combat ready or are expected to keep a reduced readiness level called basic mission capable until the end of the Fiscal Year 2013.
(Excerpt) Read more at theaviationist.com ...
Not sequestration: just castration
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Food stamps and section 8 are still untouched though, right?
May as well send a strongly worded letter to the invaders inviting them to attack us at any time....
Meanwhile we are arming jihadist that what to slit our throats in the middle east .
but what about their commitment to diversity and sustainabilty?! That’s something we can all be proud of!
They will be eliminated when the time for riots is right.
Communists empire destroying America. All hail King Obama
In before the “You all are fools for caring about this, we still have plenty of firepower” posts....
Obama and his crew are carefully selecting the most obvious high profile things to cut, and blaming them on the sequester, which is only a cut in the rate of increase of spending.
What a treasonous jerk.
Hey now we know where Egypt’s 250 million in aid came from.
0 said he was going to redistribute wealth and it is going from American pockets to jihadist pockets , from our military to their military. Someone tell me again how 0 isn’t a muslim . This isn’t even counting what they have been funneling in on the sly to other countries.
Kerry Announces $250 Million in U.S. Aid for Egypt
Besides, those little fighter planes will kill you.
Like a bunch of Air Force officers were ever going to vote for Obama?
No wonder that air strike I keep calling in isn’t happening! Day-um.
AF1 - $180,000.00 an hour.
Party time at the WH.
Obama and Biden vacations
Seperate planes for the Resident and the Beast.
The Liars daughters spring breaks. (I’m sure the SS that went with them should have been doing the tours).
He wants to destroy this nation. Weaken the military, destroy the economy. Create dependence on the Gov. Nothing could be clearer.
King Hussein is just doing what communists do best.
Looks like 0bama is gutting our military while reinforcing foreign gov’t militarys. An international ‘Leveling of the playing field’.
Go through the DOD employees and fire the bottom half. Take all the cooks, fire the bad half. Take all the generals, and fire the bad half. Take all the truck drivers, and fire the bad half. Half of DOD employees are there to make employment “fair”. Fire that half.