The Pros And Cons Of Attack Aviation

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Attack Aviation has a large logistical footprint and very limited amount of internal logistical support. Problems arise when you need to move Class I, Class II, Class V, and Class IX to a new and ever evolving footprint. Leveraging the Air Forces to move supplies and personnel limits the extent that we can exert our combat power over time and distance. I felt the limitations of depending on the Air Forces for sustainment in Summer of 2014 when my company redeployed from Camp Buehring Kuwait to Bagdad Iraq. The deployment went well, but the we shortly found the limitations of flying heavy with only what we brought with us and were starting to rely on the Air Force to supply us with the sustainment goods. What we found is that the Air Force
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