Michael Auslin Articles


Colorado's 'Epic Firestorm' Reveals Danger of Air Force Cuts

11:10 AM, Jun 27, 2012

Colorado's wildfire has exploded into an "epic firestorm," in the words of Colorado Springs fire chief Richard Brown. Over 30,000 people have evacuated, and already hundreds of homes have been consumed. Ironically, the U.S. Air Force Academy has also been evacuated, at the very time that Colorado desperately needs more Air Force C-130s to fight the massive fire.

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Flying Not Quite as High

Our threatened airpower.
May 07, 2012