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USA – The Air Force’s chief of staff lays out a new way to deploy (Defense News)

Rachel Cohen

Air Force units are moving toward two-year combat deployment cycles that service leaders hope will keep airmen and their planes mission-ready without stretching them too thin. The service wants to add a needed dose of predictability to its operations after three decades of nonstop military involvement in the Middle East. It comes as its focus and resources are increasingly split between continued air warfare in southeast Asia and Africa, and countering Russian influence and Chinese strength across the globe.

The Air Force’s chief of staff lays out a new way to deploy (airforcetimes.com)