Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry: Keep Critical Disaster Recovery Air Assets in Texas

Wednesday, April 11, 2012  •  Fort Worth, Texas

Gov. Rick Perry, along with members of the Texas Congressional Delegation and Texas Legislature, continued urging the Department of Defense to overturn a decision by the U.S. Air Force to relocate eight C-130 aircraft, currently based with the 136th Airlift Wing in Fort Worth, to Montana. These are the only Air National Guard C-130s currently located in Texas, and play a critical role in disaster response efforts in Texas and along the entire Gulf Coast.

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