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Military airlift

Frank C. Conahan

Military airlift

the C-17 program status and proposed settlement : statement of Frank C. Conahan, Assistant Comptroller General, National Security and International Affairs Division, before the Subcommittee on Military Acquisition, Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives

by Frank C. Conahan

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in [Washington, D.C.], [Gaithersburg, MD] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Procurement -- Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesC-17 program status and proposed settlement.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-NSIAD-94-115.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14667456M
    OCLC/WorldCa31747095

    History[ edit ] Need for reserve troop carrier groups[ edit ] After Maythe reserve flying force consisted of 45 troop carrier squadrons assigned to 15 troop carrier wings. The aircraft is the military version of the Learjet 35A business jet. Bradley, the Intelligence Advisory Committee ordered an ad hoc committee chaired by CIA's Office of Reports and Estimates to draft an Intelligence Memorandum for the President judging the likelihood that the confrontation in Central Europe would escalate into war. University of Alabama Press,pp.

    During the Vietnam Warthe wing flew numerous missions to Southeast Asiaalthough the wing flew routes worldwide to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The swept-back wings have hydraulically actuated single-slotted flaps. Other Cs and the contract carriers meanwhile moved those refugees already at Clark eastward to Guam and Wake Island. The following is a partial listing of eligible individuals. Since its introduction inthe C-5A had been plagued by problems.

    During the Vietnam Warthe wing flew numerous missions to Southeast Asiaalthough the wing flew routes worldwide to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Additionally, the United States conducted its own seaborne re-supply operation, delivering 33, tons to Israel by 30 October. The th operated Sikorsky H and Piasecki H Workhorse helicopters as an assault troop carrier squadron. Halvorsen and Wild formed a lasting friendship decades after the Berlin Airlift as Wild remembered Halvorsen as the man who gave her candy and other goods during the Berlin blockade.


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To comply with the demands of other European nations, even U. After some further hedging, the committee answered the first two questions in the negative and deferred the answer to the third, to be dealt with by ORE in an Estimate.

Be ready for immediate processing and boarding. On 1 Aprilthe wing moved to Norton without personnel or equipment and assumed the mission, personnel and Starlifters of the provisional unit, which was discontinued.

Fuel capacity of the C is gallons 3, Operations were around-the-clock, the Cs landing by day and the Cs generally by night. Sponsors on environmental and morale leave EML and accompanied family members.

Unaccompanied family members 18 years or older traveling on EML orders. Other Cs and the contract carriers meanwhile moved those refugees already at Clark eastward to Guam and Wake Island.

Taking the cue, the other C crewmen in the same way escorted each man to the waiting C During the early s, the C-5A force was retrofitted with a new wing to strengthen the aircraft and allow it to carry additional cargo loads. The C can carry eight passengers and 42 cubic feet 1. Military personnel traveling on permissive temporary duty TDY orders for house hunting.

Generally, patients requiring hospitalization for thirty days or more were moved to offshore hospitals; others were sometimes evacuated to keep an empty-bed reserve of fifty percent in Vietnam.

Army and Air Force representatives feared that passage of the defense budget then being debated in Congress might hang on what was said about Soviet intentions in Europe. By the terms of the Paris Peace Accordsthe cease-fire was to become effective in Vietnam the morning of 28 JanuarySaigon time.

The Allied garrison in Berlin became increasingly jittery over the winter. These precautions appeared justified when unidentified Arab fighters made threats over the radio, but no conflict ensued. Roosevelt in October Members of the uniformed services in an ordinary or re-enlistment leave status.

Her story later became the subject of the children's book "Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot. The C-5 also carried "outsize" cargo such as M60 Patton tanks, M howitzersground radar systems, mobile tractor units, CH Sea Stallion helicopters, and A-4 Skyhawk components; cargo that could not fit in smaller aircraft.

Brown was nearly forced to resign after making comments claiming that Israel received U. Family members of United States citizen civilian employees of the DoD when both sponsor and dependents are stationed overseas at the same location.

On 26 Aprilthe wing and its associate th Airlift Wing dispatched the first USAF aircraft, a Dover C, carrying cargo and personnel for humanitarian aid following the earthquake in Nepal. Releases took place on 18 February and on seven dates in March, ending with the final repatriation of the last sixty-seven men on 29 March In ?

Additionally, the United States conducted its own seaborne re-supply operation, delivering 33, tons to Israel by 30 October. The aircraft has a crew of two and may be flown from either cockpit seat. The Berlin blockade illustrated just how poorly Stalin was being served by his intelligence services.

However, ORE did underline the likelihood that the Soviet Union would apply increased political pressure to the US position in Europe, and warned that, in an atmosphere of increasing tension, the chances that war might break out by accident would increase.

The wing's th Operations Groupis Air Mobility Command's main active-duty heavy-lift organization, flying missions worldwide, and supporting combat operations in Southwest Asia and in Afghanistan.

Although he often aggravated his superiors, he got results. Halvorsen and Wild formed a lasting friendship decades after the Berlin Airlift as Wild remembered Halvorsen as the man who gave her candy and other goods during the Berlin blockade.Dover's th Medical Group is one of 50 military hospitals and clinics the Department of Defense plans to restructure to better support wartime readiness of military personnel and to improve clinical training for medical forces who deploy in support of combat operations around the world.

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