Air Mobility Command will stand down two C-17 squadrons over the next two years and move the units’ 16 total airplanes into backup status as part of a cost-saving plan laid out in Fiscal 2015 defense legislation, announced the command on Monday.
Lt. Gen. Chris
Nowland assumed leadership of Air Forces Southern and 12th Air Force during a
change of Dec. 19 command ceremony at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
The planned update to
the US-Japan Defense Cooperation is on hold until local Japanese elections next
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