AWOL numbers skyrocket after Air Force transitions to camouflage that actually works

“I can never find my subordinates anymore."

By Jordan Hemlock

WICHITA, Kan. –Two weeks after transitioning to a new camouflage pattern, the Air Force is reporting more airmen AWOL than at the peak of the Vietnam War. 

“I can never find my subordinates anymore,” said 2d Lt Billy Lahst, a flight commander for the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at McConnell Air Force Base. “Airmen are constantly m…

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