This video is a quick snapshot that highlights the Air Education and Training Command and its' "Big 6": 2nd Air Force, 19th Air Force, 502d Air Base Wing, Air Force Recruiting Service, Air University, 59th Medical Wing.
Fueled by vision, leadership, and energy, 17th Training Wing leadership launches a new strategic approach for 2020. It’s “The Goodfellow Way.”
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Critical Care Air Transport, and Aeromedical Evacuation teams came together on a historic trip, saving the life of a Soldier wounded during combat operations in Afghanistan. The rapid response trip to evacuate the service member saw a level of in-flight critical care never seen before. The 20-hour straight flight home with constant dialysis was a crucial link in getting the Soldier to the higher level of care they needed.
The 36th Rescue Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, commemorated their 700th save in the 48 years they've been active. (Airman 1st Class Ryan Gomez)
A showcase for Keesler's 81 Training Group who leads with innovation.
Wings across AETC are breaking old training paradigms and establishing new ones, such as making proficiency the constant instead of time, teaching in context of the mission, and give the student control of what, when and how they learn.
Lt. Col. Matt Strohmeyer, commander of the 560th Flying Training Squadron, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, discusses how emerging technologies like Virtual Reality (VR), are shattering paradigms in pilot instructor training.

AETC NEWS

  • Staying connected while apart

    The 17th Force Support Squadron is bringing Goodfellow members together for some fun even if they are staying at home.
  • Positive practices emphasized during Child Abuse Prevention Month

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and serves as an annual observation to raise awareness of child abuse and prevention. The statistics about child abuse are stark – in 2018, approximately 678,000 children in the U.S. were found to be victims of child abuse or neglect.
  • Telework. How hard can it be?

    When I Imagined myself teleworking from home as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I was sitting in my cozy home-office, sipping my morning tea, more productive than ever because telework means without the normal daily office interruptions. Easy. I’ll take it!
  • 'Stand Up for MilKids' focus of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

    This Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Department of Defense asks all members of the military community to Stand Up for MilKids by committing to be a positive presence in their lives so they can grow up healthy and safe.
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Air Force News

  • Air Force, Boeing agree on final KC-46 RVS 2.0 design

    RVS 2.0 will include 4K color cameras with proper viewing geometry, operator stations with larger screens, a laser ranger for refueling aircraft distance measurement and boom assistance augmented reality. With the help of scientists and engineers from both enterprises, the Air Force will lead design reviews and approve specifications to drive the partnership toward initial fielding in 2023.
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:
  • School of Aerospace Medicine trains teams to treat, transport COVID-19 patients

    The TIS is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize risk to aircrew and medical attendants, while allowing in-flight medical care for patients afflicted by contagions like COVID-19. The TIS represents an important tool in Air Mobility Command’s COVID-19 response to safely transport patients afflicted by the virus.
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