Recent Air Force Report is a Disappointment
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) released a statement following yesterday’s release of the United States Air Force’s mandatory “Report on C-130 Force Structure” to Congress. The report outlines the Air Force’s plan to shutter the 440th Airlift Wing at Fort Bragg.
“The recent Air Force report is a complete disappointment. Closing one of the country’s unique training and support elements for our airborne forces and special operators would be a terrible strategic decision. I will continue to work with the North Carolina delegation and my colleagues in Congress to find a solution that preserves the readiness of our critical airborne, rapid deployment capability.”
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