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Air Force inches closer to warrant officers: Could they fix the pilot crisis?

April 12, 2018

From the Air Force Times website

The Air Force is closing in on a new report on whether it should reinstate warrant officers for the first time in six decades.

And while nothing has been settled about whether warrant officers will return or what they will look like, the Air Force’s personnel chief is already thinking ahead, contemplating whether they could include aviators — and if they could help solve the service’s long-standing pilot retention problem.

Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, the Air Force’s personnel chief, said in a March 22 interview at the Pentagon that a long-awaited report on the feasibility of re-establishing warrant officers is expected to be finished in April and provided to Congress.

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Thanks to Gordon Lau for sharing this article with Retiree News 


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