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I'll write it cuts are actually impact numerous faces all across the commonwealth there are some 300 civilian and military positions that are being cut -- -- And Otis is getting hit hard -- -- this face it over the course of time has tried to readjust they change their mission over the years is a -- -- fifteen behind me.
This has to be a major -- fighting location and made a place where the jets would fly overhead and now they really focus on the intelligence aspect of things.
But they are getting hit pretty hard with numerous cuts about a 150 positions have been cut from.
The in the guard base here most jobs in the air operations group including 33 full time positions.
We had a chance to speak -- that colonel Anthony ski hobby he's the intelligence wing commander of the 100 seconds intelligence wing commander -- here's what he had to say.
As we deal with you know force structure cuts you know everybody realizes that -- -- sort of -- has to be part of the solution as we try to get our national debt down.
We look to make sure we take cover -- and their families and whenever we that we can as well as continuing to have dialogue about.
Other missions that we think that we can be well suited for that the air force as we still only capability there.
Massachusetts senator Scott Brown who served in the National Guard here in Massachusetts for over thirty years.
I has been adamant that the mission securities be protected the safety and security of the commonwealth in the nation.
And then right behind that are the fiscal concerns.
Because the base is across Massachusetts bring in hundreds of millions of dollars and the across the economy as far as the economic impact disconcerting.
And communities all across the country are actually facing a similar situation the air force making cuts all across the nation some 9900.
Positions expected to be -- by the cut by the end of September next year.
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