An unprecedented shortage of experienced pilots is forcing the U.S. Air Force to reexamine training and operational regimes. Huge numbers of aviators, many with hundreds of hours of combat time in their logbooks, are leaving to establish a more stable family life and gain better pay. They are unhappy with the high tempo of training and deployments that has typified service life, particularly with conflicts in the Middle East. Now a joint service task force has been established in the ...
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