USAF By the Numbers: The Air Force has released its annual compilation of personnel statistics of the force. The data show that, as of Sept. 30, USAF had 349,369 active duty airmen—73,252 officers and 276,117 enlisted members. Women make up 19.6 percent of the force. Some 39 percent of the force is younger than 26 years of age. The service has 142,335 civilian employees, of which 76.3 percent are “white” collar. Read more of the statistics here.
Feb. 23, 2024
The Department of the Air Force’s space acquisition boss called for industry to stop low-bidding contracts and for the Pentagon to only select realistic proposals on Feb. 23, arguing that failures to do so eventually forces the Space Force to “rob our future to pay for the past.”