An internal memo instructing federal air marshals to wear suits
and ties while performing their duties during the same period in
which the Republican convention will be taking place in New York
has made the news.
career mobility pilot, I am convinced that the C-130 is one of the
greatest aircraft ever built. The ‘Herc’ has earned its
place in history through its enormous contributions to crisis
response for 50 years. With our C-130 fleet and the dedicated
active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve aircrews that
fly them, we are a tremendous force multiplier in the global war on
Source: Gen. John W. Handy,
commander of U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command,
commenting on the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the
ubiquitous C-130 transport aircraft.