24 March 2016


Nobody works... nobody gets hurt...

“If I could make one change to improve our combat effectiveness in the military – it would be turning all those equal opportunity and sensitivity trainers and counselors into combat rifleman. We need more rifles. We don’t need any more sensitivity.”
“We have hundreds of people playing the tuba and clarinet,” McSally said at a House Committee on Armed Services hearing Tuesday, in response to claims from Air Force officials that the service needs to retire the A-10 due to lack of manpower.

The Air Force allocates about 20 officers and 540 airmen to its band programs.


Bill Elder said...

So we can expect our arctic troops to be outfitted in care bear parkas and Scooby Doo boots? Naaaa the Libranos just plain hate the military, rags will become fashionable off base once again.

Neo Conservative said...

under pierre-lite, the canadian military will be relegated to being an honour guard outside of the 10,000 methadone parlours that will spring up in every canadian town & city.

they will be armed with defibrillators and fentanyl lollipops to rescue those poor addicts from society-inflicted servitude.


Rich said...

The fight against madness also includes the fight within the government and armed forces. The top level, air force lunacy is decades old. The USAF hates the A-10; they want to be 100% zoomers.
If it's speed isn't measured in mach numbers and if the weapons are not computer controlled, it's not good enough for us. They also have a wet dream to have control over all services that fly.

That the A-10 is arguably one of the most valuable and effective attack planes in the air is lost on the brass. Control of 'their turf' is more important than saving grunts' lives.
It is out of production and the last plans of which I am aware have it being replaced by the F-35....cough.
It's the old story...even though we need jeeps...we will fight to the death to buy Lamborghinis.
An interesting link:- http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/04/25/a-10-warthog-treason-comments-cost-air-force-gener.aspx

Neo Conservative said...

you only have to search a10 warthog on youtube to realise how much ground troops love the close air support capabilities of this gunship.

it's insanity to not produce an updated version of the a10.