Air Force Secretary Wynne sees aircraft technology improvements—both in increased reliability and reduced maintenance—as pivotal to the new thinking that USAF can focus its recapitalization efforts in other areas. These new factors are driving “a re-evaluation of how [the Air Force does] operations,” said Wynne. He added that continuing innovation “will change the Air Force character.”
May 23, 2022
The Department of the Air Force announced the retirements of several key leaders within the Air Force and Space Force on May 23, while also unveiling more than a dozen new assignments for current or future one-star generals.