stands for Space-required. Unlike downrange (or when one retires) when one flys Space-A (Available).
In the former case, it means that the Air Force is obligated to find me a seat sooner or later. And the Army is probably going to have to pay for that seat.
In the later, it means that the burden of getting somewhere is on me, and it will take however many days it takes (and, in some cases, can you spell …. never?)
Ramstein PAX terminal has a DVQ lounge, so at least I have been able to hook up my netbook to a LAN line and download a few things.
Flight goes out in a while, KC135. Never have flown on one of those before. The bad thing is, I know it is headed down range because there is the need for a CCAT mission…
More tomorrow when I am back to what passes for normalacy in my deployed world.