Gina Grosso

This Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va., is seen on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced at a news conference Tuesday, that Reta Mays, 46, of Harrison County, W.Va., a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va., pled guilty to murder and assault in the deaths of eighth veterans under her care in federal court in Clarksburg, W.Va., Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

After favorable Best Places to Work results, VA pushes further workforce improvements

VA was the only large agency to increase its employee satisfaction score in 2021, but VA senior leader Gina Grosso said workforce improvements don’t…

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(Spokane VA Medical Center Photo)veterans affairs spokane washington, Mann-Grandstaff

VA hired 59,000 employees this fiscal year, but still struggles with workforce shortages

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(Photo courtesy of the Department of Veterans Affairs)VA

VA seeks higher pay caps for more health care workers to address high turnover rates

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Air Force ReserveEven the rain cannot stop friends and families from reuniting with Airmen of the 934th Airlift Wing as they return from overseas. The Airmen have been deployed since early 2012 from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station, Minn. (Shannon McKay)

To boost retention, Air Force wants smoother transitions between reserve, active service

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Military personnel chiefs want more flexibility in career paths, but not an end to ‘up-or-out’

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Staff Sgt. Luis Loza Gutierrez

Air Force eliminates ‘unnecessary’ performance evaluations for junior enlisted personnel

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(U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Steven R. Doty)Air Force pilot

Navy, Congress put money on pilot shortage

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Airline meeting is the beginning of a long road for Air Force on pilot shortage

The Air Force is meeting with airline companies May 18th, but the service isn’t expecting to solve the pilot shortage quickly.

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FILE - This Sept. 2, 2015 file photo shows an F-16, below, escorting two F-35 jets, above, after arriving the latter arrived at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. The U.S. and its Asia-Pacific allies are rolling out their new stealth fighter jet, a cutting-edge plane that costs about $100 million each. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Air Force exempted 54,000 civilians from hiring freeze

When the hiring freeze started there were about 8,500 vacancies across the Air Force and the service was taking on about 1,300 each month.

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Air Force Pilot

UPDATED: Air Force meeting with airlines on pilot shortage in May

The Air Force alone is dealing with a shortage of more than 600 pilots. The service is having trouble competing with airlines that can pay pilots more.

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