Air Force gained 15 percent readiness since secretary's confirmation

By Rachel Cohen  
December 4, 2018 at 5:00 AM
SIMI VALLEY, CA -- The Air Force is 15 percent more ready now than it was in May 2017, with 75 percent of operational squadrons able to deploy in lead force packages, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson recently told reporters here. "We still have work to be done, but when I came aboard, restoring the readiness of the force was clearly something we had to focus on and that's where we've been putting our time, energy and resources," Wilson told...

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