Travis AFB Is Ready
Across California, public safety and military officials say they were prepared for possible retaliatory attacks,
following military strikes in Afghanistan today. California National Guard spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Charles Terry Knight said: “It´s show time. It brings it
home that this is serious.´´ Travis Air Force Base near Fairfield in Northern California went to a heightened security level, one short of its highest alert, in
preparation for possible retaliation by terrorists. Travis spokesman Staff Sergeant Mark Diamond said: “A majority of our aircraft and our crews have received
orders.´´ But he could NOT immediately confirm if Travis personnel were involved in today´s assaults over Afghanistan.