Tag Archives: Air Force

U.S. Air Force vows to protect the F-35 program from cuts

The U.S. Air Force is vowing to protect the costly F-35 fighter program, in spite of major budget pressures placed upon the Pentagon (“US Air Force vows to spare F-35 from budget cuts,” Agence France Presse, 19 September 2011).  Air Force Secretary Michael Donley told the Air Force Association that loss of the program would […]

Air Force playing political games with spending

Steve Staples contributed to this article from the front page of the Ottawa Citizen. Check out David Pugliese’s blog. Air force threatens to ground Snowbirds Brass accused of playing ‘game of chicken’ with government over proposed funding cuts By David Pugliese, The Ottawa Citizen May 2, 2009 The air force is warning it won’t have […]