The U.S. Air Force is devising ways to attract new talent and retain what the head of Air Combat Command (ACC) calls “stressed” airmen. In a Aug. 20 roundtable discussion with reporters in Washington, Gen. Mike Holmes outlined how the Air Force is addressing its personnel struggles. On the side of retention, Holmes says airmen are “stressed,” and the force is working to balance readiness rates with caring adequately for its personnel. Both training and deployment ...


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