Intelligent Design

Orlando, February 19, 2010—There is “nothing wrong” with the current construct under which it takes Air National Guard units 72 hours’ notice to mobilize in time of need, Lt. Gen. Bud Wyatt, ANG director, said at AFA’s Air Warfare Symposium. He explained that our founding fathers and existing law did not intend “to make it as easy to reach out and touch that traditional Guardsman … as it should be to reach out and tap our active component.” But this construct shouldn’t mean that the Air Guard is on the outside looking in when it comes to the Air Force fielding new high-end weapon systems and gear, he said. Continue