The Air Force

A well-oiled machine?  Not hardly. The boss is a big critic.

Secretary Gates Slams Air Force: Getting Them To Send Equipment To Iraq “Like Pulling Teeth”

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday the Air Force is not doing enough to help in the Iraq and Afghanistan war effort, complaining that some military leaders are “stuck in old ways of doing business.” Gates said in a speech at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., that getting the Air Force to send more surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft to Iraq and Afghanistan has been “like pulling teeth.” Addressing officer students at the Air Force’s Air University, the Pentagon chief praised  […]

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