Making a “Long Beach” Day: According to the Long Beach Press Telegram, House Appropriators on the defense subcommittee have added $100 million into the President’s war on terror supplemental funding request—specifically to sustain the Boeing C-17 program’s supply base. They want to ensure the supplier stay on board while Congress and the Pentagon wrangle over whether to build more than 180 C-17 airlifters. The addition still must face the full House and the Senate, but sentiment in both would seem to favor buying more of the new strategic airlifters.
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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