What Long Beach Wanted To Hear?:

The California delegation that came to Washington to lobby C-17 support (DR 11/30/05) has come away “cautiously optimistic,” Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-Calif.) told reporters after the group met with Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne. According to Millender-McDonald, Wynne recognizes the value of the C-17 airlifter and the effect stopping production at 180 would have on Boeing’s Long Beach plant. Does Long Beach have more rose-colored glasses