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Gates Cleans House

...and gains admirers.

This will surely tick off Obama "military advisor" Merrill McPeak, who was the Don of the "Fighter Pilot Mafia" Gates just neutered.

As a former Air Force logistics officer, I support Gates' decision. The limiting factor in modern military engagments is not fighters, but airlift and reconnaissance. Transports, tankers, and drones are far and away the most pressing need for the Air Force, no matter how "unsexy" fighter jocks find them.

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