Air Force One was wheels down at JBA at 6:04 pm.
There was no formal gaggle in flight but White House officials confirmed some details en route about the national security advisor decision.
-- McMaster intends to stay on active duty while serving in the post. Scowcroft (Ford) and Powell (Reagan) were both active duty in the same job.
-- McMaster did join POTUS on the flight back to Washington:
We are taxiing.