If Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James actually came to Boise last week, she must have been in “stealth mode” or operating from a drone below the local radar.
The politicos who are “cheering for the home team,” (to prevent the Air Guard being based in Mountain Home) claim they saw her, but when a TV station sought promised pictures of her from one of the congressional delegation, they were told pictures were not permitted. The Air Force told the senator’s office they couldn’t take pictures??
They all claimed there was “tremendous support” to keep the Air Guard at Gowen Field. Interesting no members of the media or the public were able to see her. Past reports and comments on the GUARDIAN would indicate there is a significant opposition to the future posting of F-35 fighters in Boise. We find it sad her visit was so orchestrated that no media or anyone agreeing with the Air Force proposal to combine the IANG with the active units at Mt. Home AFB were allowed contact with her.
She’s not a bad looking secretary, so we’re surprised she is so camera shy.
Here’s what we posted LAST YEAR.
A link to F-35 stories shows a diversity of opinions on the fighter.
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