According to the VA, a customer satisfaction report shows that veterans rate the inpatient health care provided by the VA at 83 percent, which is 10 percentage points higher than the rating patients give the private-sector health industry. This marks the sixth straight year that vets have ranked VA health care higher than other Americans rank their care. VA outpatient care also ranked higher—an 80 percent satisfaction rating vs. 75 percent for the private sector.
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.