Navy 'stands down' air wing, as cuts ...

Navy 'stands down' air wing, as cuts begin

There are 2 comments on the The San Diego Union-Tribune story from Mar 2, 2013, titled Navy 'stands down' air wing, as cuts begin. In it, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that:

The skies and waters of San Diego will become quieter as the Navy slashes ship training and even stands down an air wing in response to sweeping automatic budget cuts triggered Friday.

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Heather

Dinuba, CA

#1 Mar 4, 2013
If we dont have a military that is trained and ready how is country protected. Hope nothing bad happens.
What Now

Carmel, ME

#2 Mar 4, 2013
Heather wrote:
If we dont have a military that is trained and ready how is country protected. Hope nothing bad happens.
There is nothing to worry about as far as the US Military is concerned. The type of training that will be put on hold all involves the expenditure of costly fuel. The fact we have an 'all volunteer' military means most of those in service now have adequate training for the short term.

But this does have an affect on the right to bear arms issue. It will be impossible for the people to give up their arms if our military and Obama sends the public the wrong signal about not having an adequate and ready force for protecting the country.

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