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Operation Desert Sky

Arizona Unleashes Air Posse and Tank, As Nation Celebrates AZ Native Son Cesar Chavez Today

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

On the eve of Arizona's most famous native son's celebrated birthday, Joe Arpaio unveiled his latest media stunt, the war-time invoking Operation Desert Sky -- a 30-plane air posse of armed volunteers to track Mexican smugglers.