October 15, 2018

Setting Sights on a Bigger Air Force

Brian W. Everstine

Today’s Air Force may still be the best in the world, but it’s no match for a National Military Strategy that demands more than the current force can deliver.

After years of cutbacks, today’s force is undermanned and under-equipped, Air Force leaders say, and the fight is on to build a bigger, more capable and ready force aligned with the requirements of the National Defense Strategy released in January.