Wednesday, December 9, 2015

This Doesn't Sound Good: Two Afghan Pilot Trainees Missing From Moody Air Force Base

From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

2 Afghan trainees reported missing from Moody Air Force Base
Two Afghan national air force students assigned to Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta have been reported missing.

The two men, whose names were not released, are both assigned to the 81st Fighter Squadron, but did not show up for work Monday, Moody said in an emailed statement. The two arrived at Moody in February and were screened before their arrival on U.S. soil, more than a year ago, according to officials.

“The students have trained alongside American counterparts for the entirety of 2015 and do not pose any apparent threat,” Moody said. “There is a well-coordinated process among federal agencies to locate the individuals as quickly as possible and return them accordingly to the proper authorities to manage their present situation.”...