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Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Air Force guys say Air Force is important

Reported, not too surprisingly, in Air Force Magazine is a report on a meeting at which the importance of the Air Force is stressed.
For the public, the wars and subsequent stabilization efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan have accentuated the actions of US ground forces, but airpower has been a key behind-the-scenes factor all along. Air warfare will, if anything, grow even more critical to American military operations in years to come.

Modernization of the combat Air Force is not only a strategic necessity, but it is also a fiscally sensible course of action.

So said a wide variety of speakers at AFA’s Air & Space Conference held in September in Washington, D.C.


And is it just me or does every photo in the article involve an HH-53 Pavelow helicopter, including a nice photo of what on first glance I assumed was a general? That's some stealthy helo...

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