Local Air Guard in line for F-35 figh...

Local Air Guard in line for F-35 fighters - if base stays

There are 2 comments on the Journal Gazette story from May 9, 2013, titled Local Air Guard in line for F-35 fighters - if base stays. In it, Journal Gazette reports that:

Two Air Force officials told a Senate subcommittee hearing Wednesday that the F-35, which is still under development, will replace the A-10. 'We'll have a mixed force for a while, and the A-10 is uniquely capable at its mission,' said Gen.

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G Jones

Detroit, MI

#1 May 9, 2013
The AF never liked the A-10. They only kept it in service because the Army said they would take it. Here is a good idea. Cancel the F-35 disgrace of a program and build more A-10's, which actually work.
Space Donkey

Fort Wayne, IN

#2 May 9, 2013
Close the base. Save money!

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