Diversity has crippled our Military

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neighbor
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Diversity has crippled our Military

Post by neighbor » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:49 pm

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There has been a spate of accidents in the military. Boats have been crashing. Jets have been crashing. And now helicopters are falling out of the sky.

I suspect that this has something to do with the increased diversity in the US army. ---HLM

learning
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Re: Diversity has crippled our Military

Post by learning » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:05 am

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nat ... 495882002/

wo soldiers in the Army's 101st Airborne Division were killed Friday night in a helicopter crash at Fort Campbell, located on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

The crew was doing routine training at the time, according to a news release, and the cause of the accident is under investigation. The names of the soldiers who died have not yet been released.

"This is a day of sadness for Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne," said Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Families during this difficult time."

The AH-64E Apache helicopter crashed at a local training area on Fort Campbell just before 10 p.m. Friday. The two soldiers who died were in the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.

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Re: Diversity has crippled our Military

Post by Liberty » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:51 pm

http://dennismichaellynch.com/breaking- ... ona-video/

An Air Force fighter jet has crashed Tuesday in Arizona during a routine training flight, but the pilot was able to eject himself from the aircraft prior to the crash and is in good condition, according to statements from the Air Force.

The Luke Air Force Base released the following statement:

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m. today during a routine training flight.

During landing the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft. The pilot is in good condition and is being transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center.

First responders are on site and there is no immediate danger to the public.

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C130 crashes after take-off

Post by learning » Wed May 02, 2018 11:29 am

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/05/02/c- ... -says.html

A WC-130 military plane crashed and burst into flames Wednesday shortly after takeoff at a Georgia airport, killing all five people aboard, the Georgia Air National Guard said.

The Puerto Rico Air National Guard plane crashed just before 11:30 a.m., shortly after takeoff from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, the Savannah Air National Guard said. The plane was bound for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona and on a training mission when it went down.

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