March 04, 2015

Air Force Seeks More Female Pilots, Aims to Retain, Promote Women and Minorities

The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday announced a series of initiatives aimed at increasing the number of female pilots and improving retention and promotion of female and minority airmen.

The initiatives include a push to give more waivers to people who don’t meet Air Force height requirements to increase the pool of officers who are eligible to become pilots. While the waiver program currently exists, many cadets aren’t reviewed to see if they are eligible, Air Force officials said.

Read the full article at The Wall Street Journal.