The Pentagon has identified an airman who was killed during operations in Afghanistan Saturday as SrA. Adam P. Servais, 23, of Onalaska, Wis. Servais was a member of Air Force Special Operations Command’s 23rd Special Tactics Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla. He died during a four-hour firefight with Taliban extremists in Uruzgan province.
The Air Force overall reduced its size by 120 aircraft in fiscal year 2021, but kept about the same number of fighter, bomber and attack aircraft, according to data supplied by the service. The F-35 fleet saw the biggest increase while the B-1B bomber fleet saw the largest decline.