4,000 To Go

The Air Force says it has 4,000 officers too many. USAF has been trimming its ranks over the past year to get down to its authorized end strength. The enlisted numbers are right, but USAF said it must cut another 4,000 officers to meet its Fiscal 2006 end strength of 357,400. The surplus is acute in the junior grade officer ranks, according to Brig. Gen. Glenn Spears, heading up force management policy. Want eligibility criteria, read here.