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Wilson: Air Force needs massive combat squadron boost to compete with Russia, China

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Air Force must add 74 combat squadrons to retain military advantages over near-peer adversaries seeking to challenge American power, the service’s top civilian said Monday. “We know now from analysis … that the Air Force is too small for what the nation expects of us,” Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said during in a speech on the opening day of the Air Force Association’s annual Air, Space and Cyber…