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US Air Force returns to retirees

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The US Department of Defense found an opportunity to resolve the "silent crisis" in the ranks of the Air Force. According to the portal businessinsider.com, US President Donald Trump has signed amendments to the executive order, which will allow about a thousand pilots to return to the service.


In August last year, the US Air Force personnel service officially recognized the shortage of professional pilots. At the same time, the greatest personnel deficit is observed in fighter aviation. If the US Air Force as a whole should have 20 pilots, including 300 fighter pilots, today the shortage is estimated at 3500 people, of which 1500 are fighter pilots.
According to the spokesman for the US Air Force Deborah Lee James, there is high demand for fighter aircraft pilots among private companies. Commercial carriers offer pilots more favorable and comfortable working conditions. The problem has become so large-scale that the term “silent crisis” was introduced to it in the military.

US Air Force returns to retirees

The crew of one of the aircraft of the US Air Force.


The US Air Force personnel service introduced additional programs to retain and motivate pilots, but in order to quickly patch the holes, actions were required at the level of the president. Donald Trump's special order allows Defense Secretary James Mattis to call for retired officers again.

After the September 11 2001 attacks, Executive Order No. 13223 allowed the US President to postpone the retirement of the military, as well as re-call officers who have already retired. In the basic form, the order allowed the officers to return to the active service up to 25, the new amendments extended its effect to a significantly larger number of military personnel, reports "Warspot".
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  1. 210ox
    210ox 23 October 2017 11: 46 New
    +9
    Normal move. They have learned that with transgenders, gays and Latinos you won’t get much. You need to call the old school
    1. pvv113
      pvv113 23 October 2017 11: 52 New
      14
      After the Serdyukov reforms in the Air Force, we also have a personnel shortage
      1. Logall
        Logall 23 October 2017 11: 55 New
        15
        America’s pensioners will send Koreans to bomb, they say they’re not sorry!
        1. pvv113
          pvv113 23 October 2017 11: 59 New
          14
          Pensioners do not need to study the card, they must remember wink
          1. Shurik70
            Shurik70 23 October 2017 12: 37 New
            +3
            Really prepare for war.
            1. pvv113
              pvv113 23 October 2017 12: 41 New
              0
              Judging by the statements, they do not hide this. But still fear lol
              1. l7yzo
                l7yzo 23 October 2017 12: 50 New
                +1
                we are no longer just military, already civilian. Base managers do. Well, a contest for future governors and ministers. This zzzz is not casual ...
            2. Titsen
              Titsen 23 October 2017 13: 33 New
              0
              Quote: Shurik70
              Really prepare for war.


              And we think not?

              There will be no repetition of 41 years!
              1. Stirbjorn
                Stirbjorn 23 October 2017 13: 39 New
                +1
                Quote: Titsen
                And we think not?
                There will be no repetition of 41 years!

                we are preparing for war with gangs, judging by the latest exercises, and not the fight against the regular army of conditional opponents
                1. Johns
                  Johns 23 October 2017 17: 30 New
                  0
                  to postpone the retirement of the military, and also to call on officers who have already retired on a well-deserved rest.

                  Those who write such nonsense think that all over the world there is a laf for military retirees, as it was in the USSR. But the figs. No one there at 45 years of age "on a well-deserved rest" and even less so "retirement".
                  The earliest retirement age is 62 years. It is with perks. But this happens infrequently, they retire much more often in 65 years or more.
                  What do the military do after resigning and enlisting in the reserve (and this is far from being "getting a well-deserved rest and retirement")? Differently.
                  Someone serves in the National Guard and other paramilitary structures.
                  Someone gets a job in civilian life.
                  Someone beats the bucks and goes on the allowance. This is not a pension, but you will not die of hunger. Yes, extremely poor life in the barn (sometimes on wheels) is enough.
                  In the "exit to a well-deserved rest and retirement" (very decent and earned earlier in military service), this is already together with the whole country. Somewhere around the age of 65, and not before. And from 45 to 65 years old, arbeiten. Or a wellcome to the barn to eat frozen legs on coupons. No one promised communism.
            3. Do not care
              Do not care 24 October 2017 03: 50 New
              0
              Quote: Shurik70
              Really prepare for war.



              And the Russian army to prepare for the sowing?
              1. Shurik70
                Shurik70 24 October 2017 10: 42 New
                0
                Quote: Do not care

                And the Russian army to prepare for the sowing?

                The Russian army has a planned generational change. Both people and obsolete equipment. Everything is only within the framework of maintaining combat readiness.
          2. akribos
            akribos 23 October 2017 13: 22 New
            +1
            I wonder if we will see Missouri in the ranks?
            1. san4es
              san4es 23 October 2017 13: 47 New
              +3
              Quote: akribos
              I wonder if we will see Missouri in the ranks?

              yes ... Yeah ... Already the "couples are raising" fellow
      2. Pete mitchell
        Pete mitchell 24 October 2017 01: 07 New
        +6
        The famine began after '92, when they began to send "retirement" issues, Serdyukov is a so-so character ...
        1. pvv113
          pvv113 24 October 2017 06: 50 New
          +1
          Then there was the first wave, after the collapse of the Union.
          1. Pete mitchell
            Pete mitchell 24 October 2017 09: 21 New
            +6
            So you have to disentangle and still a lot of time will pass, 5-7 years, before they cope
            1. pvv113
              pvv113 24 October 2017 15: 18 New
              +1
              If not more. Can you imagine how many educational institutions are destroyed
              1. Pete mitchell
                Pete mitchell 24 October 2017 19: 20 New
                +6
                Always been an optimist wink
                A robots edge is not plowed, really quickly fail
                1. pvv113
                  pvv113 24 October 2017 19: 33 New
                  +1
                  In any case, we hope for the best!
                  1. Pete mitchell
                    Pete mitchell 26 October 2017 05: 50 New
                    +6
                    It seems to me that you and I can hope, but I want to believe that the fathers of the commanders have a real plan and it will be implemented. Good luck
                    1. pvv113
                      pvv113 26 October 2017 07: 56 New
                      +1
                      With the current leadership of the Russian Defense Ministry, all plans seem feasible.
                      Good luck
    2. 4803010
      4803010 23 October 2017 11: 52 New
      +1
      So they, too, due to lack of call. Soon military service will be introduced instead of criminal. Gee
    3. Finches
      Finches 23 October 2017 12: 22 New
      +4
      We have such a canoe happening and not only in the Air Force ... Serdyukov, he is ... civilian and reasoned that since a furniture maker can steer with all the Armed Forces, a contractor with 3 classes of a parish school will easily tax 35 MiG, will lower the SSBN under water and in general, the army and division will be able to command famously! Probably, after the comfort ... er, official meetings with Vasilyeva, pulling on his belly underpants, sneaking up, squinting under Zhukov: "I command the army and sergeants!"... laughing
      1. Grandfather
        Grandfather 23 October 2017 13: 22 New
        +4
        US Air Force returns to retirees
        aren't they going with us? and then the work is sickened .. I would go to the army better. I miss the airfield, and airplanes. drinks
        1. Rushnairfors
          Rushnairfors 23 October 2017 17: 10 New
          +4
          Grandfather without problems, graduates of 95-96 are restored to us as lawyers, they spent 20 years in civilian life and suddenly wanted to fly abruptly at 42, and this happened by the way after the military raised the salary and the crisis dumbed in 2014 - I suddenly wanted to serve everyone, and when in the 90s the army was bent and everyone fled from it, calling us fools and silly people (I was a cadet then) then nobody wanted to go to heaven, the guys had BUSINESS !!!!!! was. You don’t think I’m not talking about you now, I just remember that time.
      2. Titsen
        Titsen 23 October 2017 13: 34 New
        +1
        Quote: Finches
        Serdyukov, he is ... civil


        Just - DIVANDEK!

        Both culturally and tastefully ...
  2. Primipilus
    Primipilus 23 October 2017 11: 49 New
    +7
    Crazy old man Mackain can shake the old days. smile
    1. 210ox
      210ox 23 October 2017 11: 59 New
      +7
      To sink an aircraft carrier? That will be fun!
      Quote: Primipilus
      Crazy old man Mackain can shake the old days. smile
    2. rotmistr60
      rotmistr60 23 October 2017 12: 01 New
      +5
      Mackain can shake antiquity

      But it would not be bad. I would also ditch several American planes.
      1. 72jora72
        72jora72 24 October 2017 00: 42 New
        0
        But it would not be bad. I would also ditch several American planes.
        And maybe the whole aircraft carrier ....... what the hell is not joking.
    3. LSA57
      LSA57 23 October 2017 12: 28 New
      +7
      Quote: Primipilus
      Crazy old man McCain can rock old

      yes who will send him there ??? he is a MONUMENT of democracy !!!!
      1. Grandfather
        Grandfather 23 October 2017 13: 24 New
        +2
        Quote: 210ox
        To sink an aircraft carrier? That will be fun!
        Quote: Primipilus
        Crazy old man Mackain can shake the old days. smile

        Quote: rotmistr60
        Mackain can shake antiquity

        But it would not be bad. I would also ditch several American planes.

        and "Gerald Ford" would burn ... that would be a handsome man!
  3. Dr. Barmaley
    Dr. Barmaley 23 October 2017 11: 53 New
    +5
    US Air Force returns to retirees

    And for each pilot an ambulance bomber will fly ...
  4. sabakina
    sabakina 23 October 2017 11: 57 New
    +8
    First thought: McCain is "wandered."
  5. K-50
    K-50 23 October 2017 11: 57 New
    +3
    I remember our film was shot in the 90s. There, too, pensioners were called up to aviation. One of the heroes of the film, if not forgotten, is Spartak Mishulin and Evgeny Mironov. Also a lot of interesting things. laughing
    But in general:
    the order allowed to return to the active service up to 25 officers

    in my opinion, utter stupidity. Not so great a figure to fence the garden. Plus, to call retirees in fighter aircraft, as if not crumbled. I understand that a pensioner is a pensioner apart, but age reduces not only the stamina of the body, but also the accuracy of motility and the speed of reaction.
    Well, yes, and let them. Do we worry about the shitty Omerigu.
    1. WUA 518
      WUA 518 23 October 2017 12: 06 New
      +1
      Quote: K-50
      I remember our film was shot in the 90s.

      "Good guys"
    2. zivXP
      zivXP 23 October 2017 12: 20 New
      +1
      in my opinion, utter stupidity. Not so great a figure to fence the garden.

      Yes, it's quite okay. The health of some will be enough for one more length of service. My buddy flyer, when he retired so immediately began to look for a new job.
    3. LSA57
      LSA57 23 October 2017 12: 31 New
      +5
      Quote: K-50
      I remember we shot a film in the 90s, like

      I remembered another how WWII veterans stole from the T-34 pedestal and went to seek justice
  6. Turkish
    Turkish Granite 23 October 2017 12: 00 New
    +3
    Sits McCain in the Senate - misses. And then a bailiff comes in - a big neg .. oh African American and hands in a summons (order or whatever they have) to come to the DC district assembly point. RUD in the teeth and the border with Canada to patrol)))
  7. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 23 October 2017 12: 05 New
    +3
    today the shortage is estimated at 1500 people

    However, there is too much for the "very, very ..." army. Today, they suddenly became seriously worried about the combat readiness, which means they are still going to fight.
  8. voyaka uh
    voyaka uh 23 October 2017 12: 06 New
    +5
    They will need to equip B-52 crews at Eun.
    There are not enough people. Here retired technical bombers come in handy.
    1. 34 region
      34 region 23 October 2017 12: 31 New
      +2
      12.06/XNUMX. Warrior! According to the logic of the Americans, every self-respecting American president should start some sort of war. It is beneficial for the United States that North Korea has nuclear charges. A provocation is being carried out, North Korea is bombing the South Caucasus and Japan, thereby eliminating US technological competitors. It goes to Russia and China. I wonder what Eun will do in case of war. Will sit on the defensive or go to South Korea?
      1. voyaka uh
        voyaka uh 23 October 2017 13: 00 New
        +2
        What will Eun do? I do not know.
        Let's see in the spring, after the Olympics.
  9. Alexander 3
    Alexander 3 23 October 2017 12: 26 New
    +5
    For example, I retired at the age of 41, I could fly again, but in Serdyukov’s time we were fired by many officers. And then there was a shortage of pilots in the country. Few returned to the service again. All this is good when health allows. For example, some acquaintances of my colleagues 60 years fly. Everything has its limits.
    1. spirit
      spirit 23 October 2017 12: 35 New
      +1
      So we Serdyuk heaped up. And then civil aviation imposed a fight for the pilots, therefore the pilots to grab and choose where it is better and sweeter for them. Feel the difference. This is the same as we got fired and competitors lured them for the best sn)
      1. reservist
        reservist 23 October 2017 13: 32 New
        +4
        So we Serdyuk heaped

        So what! Punished him and the like?

        The investigator of the prosecutor's office reports to the president:
        "Vasilyeva pointed at Serdyukov, Serdyukov at Chubais, Chubais at Surkov, Surkov at Medvedev, Medvedev at ...".
        "Enough ..." interrupts Vladimir Vladimirovich: "... and so it is already obvious that no one is to blame for anything ..." recourse
        1. reservist
          reservist 23 October 2017 13: 34 New
          +2
          Russian Defense Minister A. Serdyukov dealt the first tangible blow to America.
          When reading his biography, several died from laughter
          dozens of CIA employees. belay
  10. Guru
    Guru 23 October 2017 12: 29 New
    +1
    This is the fire mode for patching holes. I feel a ripening specific Shucher wink
    1. reservist
      reservist 23 October 2017 13: 36 New
      +2
      This is how many millions of civilians around the world could save Serdyukov, he lead the US Army! belay
  11. oldseaman1957
    oldseaman1957 23 October 2017 12: 35 New
    +3
    So it is with us! Ours also need to think about this topic! And then everyone was fired en masse, but in aviation every experienced pilot is like a hundred carat diamond!
  12. bald
    bald 23 October 2017 12: 47 New
    +1
    Some problems are different solutions. I think ours will go the other way, spoke with the former, no offense - heavy steel. But the revival, schools such as ChVVAKUSH, Kaliningrad, etc. need to renew.
    1. WUA 518
      WUA 518 23 October 2017 12: 58 New
      0
      Quote: bald
      FACILITY

      What's wrong with him?
      1. bald
        bald 23 October 2017 13: 12 New
        +2
        But there, for the most part, they began to devote to a completely different one, of course, the necessary thing, but does this not limit the educational part. Classes are now rarely seen. But retraining and proficiency testing is constant. My window, just coming out for takeoff, is visible.
  13. vasilkovichi
    vasilkovichi 23 October 2017 13: 36 New
    0
    An alternative to queers?
  14. midshipman
    midshipman 23 October 2017 13: 58 New
    +1
    I can’t talk about our deficit in aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces, and there are not enough 500 pilots in civil aviation. At the same time, 450 pilots left to work in the PRC. I have the honor.
  15. aszzz888
    aszzz888 23 October 2017 14: 01 New
    0
    At the same time, in September, State Department Special Envoy Kurt Walker considered Ukraine and Georgia unprepared to join NATO.

    flyers - peruns ... especially the poor one in the center, with glasses ... they bring him on a gurney? bully
    1. Vadim237
      Vadim237 23 October 2017 23: 07 New
      0
      Campaign this old man the crew commander.
  16. Bare
    Bare 24 October 2017 07: 49 New
    0
    Call Macken. Let him talk about being in captivity and how to behave if that ...
  17. Fkjydjckfrgh
    Fkjydjckfrgh 24 October 2017 09: 59 New
    0
    I hope they will continue to act in this way. The old people have children and grandchildren, well, and some kind of oil in their heads, They will think twice before messing up.
  18. Livonetc
    Livonetc 25 October 2017 18: 52 New
    0
    Lucky peasants.
  19. aikon1974
    aikon1974 27 October 2017 18: 02 New
    0
    Anyone with us is even worse, do not go to the grandmother.