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U.S. airlift forces

United States. Congressional Budget Office.

U.S. airlift forces

enhancement alternatives for NATO and non-NATO contingencies

by United States. Congressional Budget Office.

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Published by The Office : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization,
  • Airlift, Military,
  • United States -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEnhancement alternatives for NATO and non-NATO contingencies
    Statement[prepared by John J. Hamre] ; the Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office
    SeriesBackground paper - Congressional Budget Office, Background paper (United States. Congressional Budget Office)
    ContributionsHamre, John J
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17984081M

      The U.S. is our closest ally." Raettig, who attended the event on behalf of the Frankfurt lord mayor, was born in Berlin in "My family was in Bremen during the airlift, but my grandparents.   Footage of rolling shock and other cargo being transported to and from Afghanistan by the th Air Expeditionary Group - operating from an undisclosed .

    The ‘airlift of evil’ in a Page 1 story describing a two-day airlift by Pakistani aircraft, complete with witnesses describing groups of armed men awaiting evacuation at the airfield, then. As part of its warfighting role, the 18th Air Force commands assigned forces, presents air mobility forces (airlift and air refueling) and supports forces to the combatant commanders through USTC. The 18th Air Force commander acts as the Air Force's Transportation commander and Joint Force Air Component commander when so designated.

    U.S. Air Mobility Command (AMC), emblem. Silver Gray a globe rotated counter clockwise through 27 degrees, grid lines White, charged with a pair of wings fesswise conjoined, surmounted by an arrow palewise and by two arrows in saltire, all Gold, and all within a diminished bordure of the last. Wings of Hope: The U.S. Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations, revised With Courage: The United States Army Air Forces in World War II Within Limits: The U.S. Air Force and the Korean War.


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