Entries in the March 29 and 30 Daily Report incorrectly
stated the F-22A aircraft availability in relation to other Air Force
platforms. The F-22A aircraft availability for the fourth quarter
of 2016 was third lowest among 17 aircraft included in Air Force data
provided to the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee. We have
corrected the original entry.
Across nearly all of its combat and mobility aircraft,
the Air Force is failing to meet aircraft availability standards,
according to data the service recently provided to Congress.
As the possibility of another government shutdown
looms, the Senate may put a $30 billion supplemental defense spending
bill on hold in order to pass an omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal
Army Gen. Joseph Votel, chief of US Central Command,
told Congress Wednesday that, “Iran poses the greatest long-term threat
to security in this part of the world.”
Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of US Central
Command, told Congress Wednesday that Iraqi Security Forces “have got
their hands full” in the last stage of the fight to retake Mosul from
Delaware Air National Guard C-130s and airmen this week wrapped up an almost month-long training deployment to Poland.
Twelve F-16Cs and Reserve airmen from the 482nd Fighter Wing at Homestead ARB, Fla., deployed to Greece for a NATO exercise.
A US service member died of “suspected natural causes” on March 29 in Syria, US Central Command announced Wednesday.
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