Delayed Again, Airmen Still Waiting

Posted by: Judd Davis - bio | email

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) - Another day, another delay for the 908th Airlift Wing from Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery.   They were supposed to leave Sunday afternoon for Iraq.   That was pushed back to early Monday morning, then it was Tuesday afternoon, then it was Wednesday afternoon, now we've learned they'll try to leave on Thursday.

On Monday morning during our show Today in Alabama the airmen boarded the transport plane, but then had to get off.   The problem is that volcano in Iceland that is once again spewing ash and causing flight problems.

They're scheduled to be overseas for 4 months supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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