National Guard Leader Backs Limited C-130 Retirements, Fleet Upgrade

Airmen from the 179th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group work on a C-130H at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio.
Credit: Air National Guard
The leader of the National Guard Bureau said he supports a proposal to cut one C-130 wing in the component, though the rest of the Hercules fleet needs to be modernized not just for homeland missions but also for wartime needs, as Congress, the U.S. Air Force and the Guard wrestle over the airlifter...

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