A look at some of the military call-ups so far


Thursday, September 20th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Some of the troops and equipment called into action as part of the United States' war against terrorism:


COLORADO:

Buckley Air Force Base: Fighter jets from the 140th Tactical Fighter Wing and about 100 members of the Colorado Air National Guard.

IDAHO:

Mountain Home Air Force Base: Unknown number of B-1 bombers with 34th Bomb Squadron.

NEW JERSEY:

McGuire Air Force Base: More than a dozen C-141 cargo planes and an unknown number of KC-10 air refueling tankers.

NORTH CAROLINA:

Camp Lejeune: 2,200 Marines in 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (part of previously tour to Mediterranean).

Fort Bragg: Unknown number of elite soldiers from the U.S. Special Operations Command.

NORTH DAKOTA:

Grand Forks Air Force Base: Unknown number of flying tankers dispatched to provide refueling for U.S. fighter jets and bombers.

SOUTH CAROLINA:

Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort: F/A 18 jets and unknown number of support staff.

WASHINGTON:

Fairchild Air Force Base: Unknown number of KC-135 flying tankers.