(Nellis Air Force Base, NV) — The Thunderbirds demonstration team could be grounded if Congress and the Obama administration don’t reach a budget compromise.

Air Force officials warn upcoming Red Flag combat training exercises at Nellis Air Force Base could also be scrapped if sequestration goes into effect.

Officials say automatic budget cuts would hurt pilot readiness and aircraft maintenance.


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