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New Air Force plan cuts base C-130 fleet, staffing

Posted: January 6, 2013 at 5:12 a.m.

Members of the 314th Airlift Wing take part in a change-of-command ceremony in June at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville. The Air Force wants to cut 16 planes and more than 830 active-duty forces of the 314th and 19th Airlift Wings.

A new Air Force plan calls for deep cuts to the active duty force and C-130 cargo plane fleet at Little Rock Air Force Base while continuing to grow reserve forces, reflecting a Pentagon move to meet required spending cuts by shrinking the airlift fleet.

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The word "Airmen" is supposed to be capitalized.

Posted by: Tankersley101

January 6, 2013 at 2:49 p.m. ( | suggest removal )