U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Air Force Band engaged in a little guerilla advertising Tuesday, as 120 members treated visitors to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to a surprise performance.
The U.S. Air Force says many of its combat air forces will start flying again after being grounded since April because of budget cuts.
A top general says federal budget cuts that will ground one-third of the U.S. Air Force’s active-duty force of combat planes including fighters and bombers means “accepting the risk that combat airpower may not be ready to respond immediately to new contingencies as they occur.”
The Pentagon notified Congress it wants to sell Israel nearly 7,000 Boeing-made bomb kits which include the most precise weapons in the U.S. arsenal.