Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The World Burns, TACAIR Reaches Deep to Support Marines in Sinjar, and ye

Here we go.
The Navy has postponed the stand-up of an expeditionary electronic attack squadron as the process awaits environmental clearance, according to a service official.

The stand-up of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 143, to be equipped with Boeing EA-18G Growlers, had been planned for October at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash.

“A new date has not been set and will not be set until after the completion of the environmental impact study,” said CDR Jeannie Groeneveld, public affairs officer for commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
The Navy has been operating aircraft a lot more impactful to the environment than the EA-18G since Moses walked the earth, and will be until the crack of doom ... and yet.

If the government autoasphyxiates itself like that as the world burns, imagine what it is doing to the private sector every single day.

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