Senior Airman Peter Reft/Senior Airman Peter Reftagile

Air Force cuts number of occupations available for reenlistment bonuses as retention flourishes

The service dropped nearly half of the occupations from its reenlistment bonus list for 2021.

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Air Force filling its employment holes, looking to improve leadership

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More pilots are staying in the Air Force and others may come home this fall

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Navy’s pilot shortage may be shored up by 2023, but then the real challenge begins

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Air Force beefing up pilot pipeline in 2019 budget to deal with shortage

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Oldies but goodies: Air Force looks to retirees to help pilot shortage

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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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33rd Fighter Wing/Public Affairs/Senior Airman Stormy ArcherPilots with the 33rd Fighter Wing prepare to take off during exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field, Wis., Aug. 26, 2016. Northern Lightning is a joint total force exercise that gives the Air National Guard, Air Force and Navy a chance to practice offensive counter air, suppression and destruction of enemy air defense and close air support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stormy Archer)

New Air Force secretary announces new pilot incentives, bashes budget unpredictability

In one of her first public appearances, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson gives pilots more flexibility in contract lengths.

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

Air Force puts money where its mouth is to retain airmen

The 2018 budget proposal funds programs that will keep airmen in the service and better their life outside the military.

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Staff Sgt. Daniel Phelps

Air Force getting big response to squadron revitalization, making moves on pilot shortage

The Air Force is getting about 5,000 visitors a day on its site created to aggregate ideas on how to better squadrons.

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