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GAO: Air Force has experienced maintainer deficit, recommends creating retention strategy

By Sara Sirota  
February 6, 2019 at 5:37 PM
Although the Air Force has made significant progress reducing a gap in aircraft maintainers, a new report from the Government Accountability Office found the service continues to face a shortage of experienced personnel and lacks a strategy to retain its current workforce. "Without goals to measure progress and a retention strategy to guide efforts, the Air Force could face further challenges in managing its maintenance workforce, including ensuring there are enough experienced maintainers to meet mission needs," GAO said in...

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