Air Force fighter pilots, crews have extremely higher chances of getting certain cancers

Fighter pilots are at higher risk for certain kinds of cancers, according to a study by the US Air Force Research Laboratory. The 711th Human Performance Wing’s 2021 research study, dubbed “Cancer Incidence and mortality among fighter aviators,” sampled every airman who had more than 100 flight hours in an Air Force fighter aircraft from […]

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Air Force, Space Force graded as “weak,” under equipped to carry out missions

John Vandiver Stars and Stripes The U.S. Air Force and the newly established Space Force were graded as “weak” in an annual assessment of military power that found both services to be underequipped to carry out the full spectrum of their respective missions. The assessments, contained in the conservative Heritage Foundation’s 2022 index on military strength, examined the capability, capacity […]

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