The Pentagon has at least two college students in its employ to aid efforts to recruit defense civilians, reports Government Executive. DOD has one student at Michigan Tech and one at the University of Puerto Rico and expects to add three more schools next year. The student recruiters are targeting their efforts to reach students in science and engineering majors.
U.S. Air Force F-35s and F-22s regularly deploy deep into the Pacific region from Alaska, Utah, and Hawaii. In the future, though, the head of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command would like to see the Air Force permanently station fifth-generation aircraft west of the international date line—closer to China.