Recent string of deadly military crashes is no accident
Why can’t a $782 billion defense budget keep planes from falling out of
the sky? By Connor Echols of Responsible Statecraft.
Less than two weeks ago, service members, veterans, and their families gathered together to mark Memorial Day. Flags waved above solemn ceremonies as Americans of all walks of life took a moment to remember those who have died fighting for the United States around the world.
Since then, three military aircraft have gone down, leaving at least five service members dead and two injured. But these tragedies didn’t happen over far-off battlefields. Instead, they came on routine training missions in Alabama and California..... Click for article