The history of the use of airlift and tanker forces in the U.S. military from the early biplane to today's advanced aircraft is brilliantly described in this book.Another 28 C-5As and eight C-141s belonged to the Air Force Reserve. ... General Johnson later said he should have asked for a selected ARC activation sooner. ... When President Bush ordered a partial mobilization of Reservists in all the services on January 1 8, 1 99 1 , 22, 000 ARC ... in late August 1990, MAC deployed active duty officers and airmen from its east coast bases at McGuire Air Force Base, New ... United States ground forces would want all the airlift they could get.
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