(HARRISON TOWNSHIP-WXYZ) - It is kind of like the saying, “When one door closes, another one opens.”
This time however it is, “When a fighter jet takes off, a transport plane lands.”
U.S. Rep. Sander Levin spoke out this week about a Pentagon recommendation to relocate two dozen C-130 air transport planes to Selfridge Air National Guard Base.
He says he hopes it brings enough jobs to make up for the planned relocation of two-dozen A-10 Thunderbolt II air-to-ground attack aircraft currently at the base.
Many had been fighting the move that would have cut a net 450 part-time and 200 full-time jobs at Selfridge.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta recommended Tuesday that the military budget 2,200 personnel needed to support the transport planes that may be coming to Selfridge.
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