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Monday, March 09, 2015

Close Air Support’ Summit Sparks Nod To Textron’s Scorpion

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh. Marine Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford. National Guard Bureau Chief Army Gen. Frank Grass. Gen. Hawk Carlisle, head of Air Force Air Combat Command.

That’s a lot of stars and command authority gathered in one place and they all came together at a week-long summit to discuss the future of one of the military’s most sensitive and important missions: Close Air Support (CAS).

Organized by Gen. Welsh; the summit focused on the future of CAS was. Carlisle told us “gaps” were spotted in training and to, some degree, in future equipment.

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