Latest "enlistment" stories
The Air Force says it’s having one of the toughest recruiting stretches of the past quarter-century.
About 4,800 people entered the Air Force in the first quarter of fiscal 2022, down from around 7,100 at the same point in fiscal 2021. And there are fewer prospects in the pipeline.
Nearly 600 people in their late 30s have enlisted in the active duty Air Force since the age limit changed in 2014.
The Army has rescinded a memo that set off a firestorm of objections after USA Today reported on Saturday that the service would begin considering waivers for mental health and substance abuse issues.