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Due to an editing error, the Aug. 24 story on Air Force cuts provided incorrect information and attributed that information to an Air Force official. The passage should have read:

But unlike past years, when thousands of airmen were tapped for involuntary separation, in fiscal 2008, no enlisted members and just 645 officers will have to be cut using “force-shaping measures” — programs that prompt airmen to leave on their own accord; or a “force-shaping board” that selects them to depart involuntarily, Air Force Col. Chuck Armentrout, chief of the Air Force’s military force management policy division, told Stars and Stripes in a telephone interview.


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