Just like the Marine Corps story below about them loosing Marines at the cyclic rate, the USAF has discovered they are f8cked. Accordingly, they have implemented "stop loss". Whats that you say?
The Sept. 18 update to Air Force Instruction 36-3203, which governs retirements, changes the criteria by which the Air Force can stop airmen from retiring.
Yup, you have been offered that job that you have been looking for following 20 years of the military and BAM, the USAF says nope, your staying. (Something the Marine Corps hasn't figured out yet). Its not pretty folks, your military is jacked up and it starts at the top. Time for a C-Gar Read more here