22 Dec '14, 6pm

The move will save $110M/yr, @AirMobilityCmd says -- Two C-17 squadrons to shut down @airforcetimes

The move will save $110M/yr, @AirMobilityCmd says -- Two C-17 squadrons to shut down @airforcetimes

Sixteen C-17 Globemasters — eight from the 17th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, and eight from the 10th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington — will transition from primary inventory to backup inventory, saving the Air Force about $110 million a year, an AMC news release said. That means the planes will no longer receive funding for personnel and flying hours but will continue to get necessary resources to support weapon system sustainment.

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/story/military/2014/12/22/c1...

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