The US will be
left “less ready and less viable in meeting national defense requirements both
now and in the future” if sequester fully returns in Fiscal 2016, Maj. Gen.
James Jones said during a House Armed Services Committee’s seapower and
projection forces panel on April 2, 2014. Jones said if sequester continues,
USAF would be forced to divest the entire KC-10 fleet. Here, a KC-10 assigned
to JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., departs an undisclosed base in the European theater on Nov. 8, 2011.
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