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HELP WANTED: EXPERIENCED FIGHTER PILOTS APPLY HERE

According to the Air Force, the military organization has a few job openings ? over 2,000 ? in the pilot department, especially if you have experience. In his three-part series, Mike Benitez does a wonderful job illustrating how the service got to this position and how the lack of experienced pilots degrades its lethality and disrupts its ability to replenish the force through basic pipeline training. A year after War on the Rocks published Benitez?s articles, I hope to offer a ?front line? perspective as one of the pilots the Air Force is attempting to retain.

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