Air Force, reservist lawmaker clash over flight suit
from Military Times
A KC-135 pilot in Congress is facing off against Air Force leadership over whether now is the time to invest $100 million in a new high-tech flight suit. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a Reserve captain and first-term Illinois Republican elected last year on a tea party platform to cut spending, has already gotten the House to go along with his push to cancel the $99.4 million, seven-year program.
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