The Air Force has a mechanic shortage. Not surprising as the need for technicians continues to grow. As posted before, Boeing expects 679,000 new mechanics will be needed worldwide in 20 years. 129,000 of those will be in the United States. ... See MoreSee Less
Make pay comparable to the outside, and stop justifying tricare as part of the compensation. Doctors get offset pay, so do lawyers and nurses in the USAF. Pilots get 100k bonuses. So why not take a little better care of the people working crazy long hours trying to get birds in the air? IJS.