This is coolbert:
From Freeper and thanks to same:
"Desertions Slow Progress of Afghan Air Force Training in U.S."
latest case [desertion] involves two airmen [Afghans] who were last seen at Moody Air Force
Base near Valdosta, Ga., on Dec. 4, two weeks before they were scheduled
to graduate and return to duty in Afghanistan. They are still being
sought...Most of the Afghan airmen now being trained at Moody Air Force
Base are pilots and maintenance crews for 20 new Brazilian-made A-29
light attack planes, bought for the Afghans by the United States at a
cost of $427 million...Colonel Lawhorn said a total of 80 Afghans were
now being trained at eight American air bases. General Wardak gave a
higher figure of 140, with an additional 50 to 100 scheduled to arrive
in January. It was not immediately clear why their tallies did not
I might imagine these Afghan military personnel
after a temporary residence in the United States have decided to take
advantage of a situation and disappear, joining that underground of
those many millions of illegal aliens to be found within the borders of
the contiguous forty-eight states.
These Afghan are
hardly stupid. They see the hand-writing on the wall with the prospect
of the Taliban [or the Islamic State] eventually becoming the ruling
power in Kabul, with all that means for those that are seen as
collaborators with the Americans.