Air Force Expects to Miss Every Recruiting Goal this Year; Double Digit Miss Could Set Back Force

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The Air Force will likely miss this fiscal year’s recruiting targets for active-duty and reserve forces, as well as the Air National Guard, a top official recently said as military branches across the board struggle to enlist.

“We are currently projecting about a 10% shortfall this year in the active Air Force and more in the Guard and Reserve,” Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said Tuesday during a speech in Colorado, Military.com reported.

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