The United States needs to catch up in the realm of
strategic deterrence, US Strategic Command boss Gen. John Hyten told the
audience at AFA's Air, Space & Cyber Conference on Wednesday.
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CMSAF Kaleth Wright offered some potential paths forward during ASC17
to take “as many things off your plate as possible,” so airmen have
more time to take care of the mission, of each other, and of their
—Adam J. Hebert
The United States is in danger of losing longstanding
military advantages because the nation simply takes too long to respond
to threats and develop new capabilities, the commander of US Strategic
Command said Wednesday at ASC17.
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Air Education and Training Command will stand up a new
battlefield airman recruiting squadron on Oct. 1 in an effort to bring
in the right kind of recruits, capable of making it through the grueling
training pipeline, Air Education and Training Command boss Lt. Gen.
Darryl Roberson said.
Congress wants airmen to be able to move from back and
forth from the Active Duty to Guard to Reserve, but policies are
holding such fluidity at bay, said Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris Jr., Chief of
Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements.
—John A. Tirpak
The Air Force has decided in principle that it will go
ahead with re-engining the B-52 bomber force, but is still trying to
figure out when, and with what money.
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