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Stratton base may keep C-130s as Congress fattens military cash

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Stratton Air National Guard Base may not lose four C-130H aircraft slated to be transferred next fall under reductions proposed by the Air Force. An 11th-hour amendment to block the relocation or retirement of C-130 aircraft throughout the country may mean they will remain in Glenville into the foreseeable future. The House Armed Services Committee on Thursday approved an amendment to the fiscal 2013 Defense Authorization Bill that would prevent the relocation if it is ...

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May 11, 2012
11:23 a.m.

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What social programs will be cut to keep a few toy planes?