Marine Corps Maj. Richard "Bart" Bartolomea says he feels at
home serving with his brother, Bill, in an operational
environment."It's awesome," he said. "I brought the board games,
but haven't had the chance to break them out yet."
General Says The Entire System Needs To Be Recapitalized
One of the biggest challenges facing the Air National Guard
today is replacing its fleet of aircraft that are approaching the
end of their service lives, the Air Guard's director said here
today. "A big problem we have in the Air National Guard is figuring
out how to recapitalize our aging fleet."
Measure Contains Money For Two Programs That Have
Drawn Veto Threats
The U.S. House Of Representatives Thursday passed a Defense
Appropriations Bill 400-30 which contains four programs
that President Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates have said
are a waste of taxpayer money.
The CAF (Commemorative Air Force) has spent 5 years restoring
this P-51C after it was involved in a crash in which pilot Don Hinz
was killed. The airplane flew for the first time just five
days before Oshkosh 2009.