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The missing wing

Where is the 188th Fighter Wing in this bill?

Posted: January 7, 2013 at 4:18 a.m.

THE CURIOUS workings of the military mind grow curiouser and curiouser. Amidst all the authorizations, major investments and obscure pork projects in the 2013 defense authorization bill that finally cleared Congress (Whew!), there’s no provision for keeping what may be the consistently highest-rated outfit in the Air National Guard: the 188th Fighter Wing out of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

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Editorial, Pages 10 on 01/07/2013

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