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Anti-noise group actions risk chasing away the Navy | Letters

Editor,

So, I see from the latest on the Field Carrier Landing Practices at Outlying Field that the United States Navy is making concessions and taking it to the base or El Centro …

El Centro?

That is 20,000 pounds of JP5, paid for by the same people who hate the noise and the Navy, to travel down there and back.

Now ain’t that smart, when they could do it here were it not for the tree-hugging, Subaru-driving hippies who oppose OLF?

Has anyone read an environmental impact study from, say, NAS Oceana, VA or NAS Lemoore?

No?

Those communities support the U.S. Navy and don’t complain.

The P-8 is on the horizon for Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and more EA-18G’s is a boost to the economy unseen since the 1980s.

But you’re doing your job and chasing away the Navy.

Congratulations for increasing taxpayer cost and giving the Navy the leverage it needs to go to NAS Lemoore, where men are men and fighters are welcome.

By the way, for those of you whom have never been on a carrier on the catapults with a EA-6B at full power, it is much noisier than a Hornet, even if the F/A-18 is in burner.

Been there, done that. Have you?

Dave “Chris” Christopherson

Coupeville

 

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