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Air Force to bolster ‘high-end’ fighting capabilities

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson held a question-and-answer session Friday at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following her first official trip to the Indo- Pacific region.

The Air Force is ramping up its doctrine to prepare for the possibility of a “high-end” fight against its chief rivals and plans to add more than 7,000 airmen this fiscal year to continue growing a force that’s too small for the missions it may be called upon to perform, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said Friday. Read more

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