Pentagon To Task Commercial Carriers With Airlifting Baby Formula

Contracted aircraft to carry infant formula
Credit: U.S. Air Force
The U.S. military plans to use contracted commercial aircraft to airlift infant formula into the country amid an ongoing shortage, as part of “Operation Fly Formula.” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said May 19 that U.S. Transportation Command is coordinating with other government agencies to find...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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