You’ve just gotta love the Marines! There’s never a doubt about where they stand and what they’re thinking. This story goes back to about 1978 when I was flying with the USAF’s 425th
flying club Tac Fighter Training Squadron out of Phoenix. Bear with me and I’ll eventually get this related back to real estate.
A short background. During the Vietnam War, fighter training units virtually eliminated air-to-air combat training because it was ‘dangerous’ and a commander might suffer a training loss. Kill ratios in combat, as a result, approached 1:1. During the ‘70’s a concerted effort was made to change that. Navy Topgun, Air Force Aggressor Squadrons, Red Flag and lots of air-to-air training came to be. A semi-unofficial method was for a bunch of guys to go cross-country over a weekend and stage mini-airwars.
Back to the Marines. This particular weekend a number of folks went to Yuma Marine Corps Air Station for an evening at the bar and a Saturday morning air battle. Ours was a pair of F-5E’s and there were Marine F-4’s and Harriers, some Air Force F-15’s and F-4’s, some Navy F-14’s, and I’m not sure what else. About 30 aircraft in all. The plan was called 2 v many. Everyone was in pairs fighting everyone else. You had no friends other than your wingman. The fight area was a 10 mile radius around a particular mountain peak. Everyone had to be in the area at a certain time and then it was ‘fight-on’. At the designated time everyone was there in their pair, trying to remain invisible. No one said anything on the radio because everyone could get a ‘df-steer’ to them. That lasted for about 30 seconds when here comes the Marines! “Jarhead 21, 2 F-4’s over Chocolate Drop at 15,000 feet. Where’s all you candy-asses who want to come out and fight?” This brings me back to real estate…
Where’s all you Candy Ass Buyers waiting for the bottom of the market?
We’ve just reduced the price on 3009 Hackberry Oklahoma City in Quail Creek. This home came on the market this summer at $445,000 which was a fair price. This is the 4th price reduction and we’re now at the incredible price of $350,000! Guys, this is a great deal and it just doesn’t get any better than this.
What are you waiting for?????