November 20, 2017

Congress Wants Details of Afghan Strategy

Appearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee this week, DefSec James Mattis described the US’ Afghanistan strategy as “R4+S” — “regionalize, realign, reinforce, reconcile, and sustain.”

Will Hike in Flight Pay Help Retain Pilots?

Pilots

The Air Force is looking to keep its pilots so the service is increasing its flight pay for the first time since 1999.

F-35 Getting Closer to Combat Readiness

F-35C Combat Readiness

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is getting closer to full combat readiness, as pilots continue to test the jet in challenging environments.