How a Shrinking Air Force Can Stay One Step Ahead

Mike O'Brien

Quality and not quantity will be the mantra if the Air Force is to stay on top as budgets shrink, says the outgoing Chief Master Sergeant James Roy. CMSAF Roy retires on January 31 after more than 30 years in the service. From now on the Air Force will have to focus on two key areas to remain one step ahead: employing less battlefield airmen and more cyber experts, plus operators of unmanned surveillance aircraft. Mr. Roy spelled out his vision of the very near future in an interview wit...
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