The data tell a different story, although the Air Force says it has not made it harder to sit out the PT test.
Meanwhile, an American fighting man in Afghanistan refused to wear the Chinese-made boots his unit gave him.
Air Force Times tracks down why he wasn’t given American-made boots and whether it’s legal for U.S. troops to have gear made overseas.
And the family of a Marine killed in Afghanistan is still waiting for an apology from the Air Force over the treatment of their son’s remains at the Port Mortuary at Dover Air Force Base, Del.
Workers hacked off the fallen Marine’s arm to make him fit in his uniform.
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