Air Force wants to send whole units into combat, not just individual airmen

By Vanessa Montalbano / February 26, 2024 at 5:20 PM
DENVER -- The Air Force is changing the way it presents units to the Defense Department's 11 combatant commands as part of a massive structural overhaul announced earlier this month at the Air and Space Forces Association's Warfare Symposium. Rather than taking a piecemeal approach to deployment -- in which people are crowdsourced across wings for any particular mission -- the service will now send entire, coherent squadrons that have spent time training together into operations. The idea is not...

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