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Air Force General to VOA: 'We Can't Produce the Sorties'

November 29, 2016 09:05 AM
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Earlier, VOA reported to you that the U.S. Air Force has too few fighter squadrons to meet the commander's needs abroad. But there's a second crisis that's hitting hard at home: a shortage of maintainers, or mechanics, needed to keep the Air Force planes going. Once again, VOA's Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports.