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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Obama appointed the head of the air force downed in Serbia, pilot


The U.S. Secretary of defense Ashton Carter called the name assigned by U.S. President Barack Obama’s new chief of staff of the us air force (IAF) of the country.

They became General David Goldfin, who has experience of participation in hostilities in the Balkans, in Afghanistan and Iraq, flew over the controls of the aircraft 4.2 thousand hours. Also, according to Carter, due to the interaction Goldfine with States in the region that are now “critical partners” in the fight against US (banned in Russia) LIH, was at one time established a command operations center U.S. air force in the Persian Gulf.

However, there is in his career one nasty page — during the NATO bombing in Yugoslavia on 2 may 1999, his fighter-bomber F-16CJ was shot down over Serbia. Lecky ejected and escaped capture, reports TASS.

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