The Alaska National Guard supported fire suppression efforts in June. UH-60 Black Hawks from the 1-207th Aviation Regiment flew multiple missions, dipping their water buckets into waters east of Willow Lake and dropping thousands of gallons of water over the east side of the fire, about five miles north of Willow Airport.
A Government Accountability Office study loudly disputes the Air Force’s arguments for retiring the A-10 Thunderbolt fighter aircraft. The study criticizes the Air Force’s claim of cost savings and describes a close-air-support capability gap that would result from the aircraft’s retirement. More here.
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