Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, hosts the sixth episode of AETC Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force April 22 at 3 p.m. on AETC’s Facebook page. With Webb, for this episode, will be Maj. Carl Chen, AETC budget analyst. The discussion will be on Asian American and Pacific Islander disparity in the military and current country climate.
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass, along with other senior enlisted leaders, will share her personal perspective on mentoring and the impact it has made on her personal life and career as part of virtual panel May 25.
Air Force leaders officially released the service’s Rated Diversity Improvement Strategy, marking the force’s ongoing commitment to attract, recruit, develop and retain a diverse rated corps.
The Air Force has formally added “Digital Literacy” and “Fosters Inclusion” as Air Force foundational competencies, and both have been incorporated into the ‘Pathfinder 2021’ self-assessment tool in MyVector that allows Airmen to assess themselves and review resources to further their personal and professional development.
The AETC Innovation Dashboard connects anyone interested to the innovation activities happening across the command and provides them with data and networking capabilities for their own innovation ambitions.
A video showing the many facets of the AETC mission -- to Recruit, Train, and Educate Exceptional Airmen


  • Rated Preparatory Program now accepting applications for FY21 Fall class

    Active duty Air Force officers and enlisted personnel interested in becoming rated officers have until May 25 to apply for the Fall 2021 Rated Preparatory Program.
  • Newly selected AETC chiefs gain knowledge on developing the Airmen we need at chiefs’ course

    Air Education and Training Command’s newest Airmen selected for the rank of chief master sergeant will soon lead the Air Force of tomorrow, but, not before gaining more knowledge on how to develop the Airmen we need during AETC’s Chief’s Orientation Course. The AETC Chiefs’ Orientation Course starts with understanding the priorities that shape the Air Force, starting with the National Security Strategic Guidance, National Defense Strategy, chief of staff of the Air Force’s direction to accelerate change or lose and chief master sergeant of the Air Force’s focus areas of people, readiness and culture.
  • Air University Press soliciting for DOD, DAF Arctic Strategy journal articles

    In support of the Department of Defense and Department of the Air Force’s Arctic Strategy, Air University Press is soliciting journal articles to support the growing national security interests and requirements for operating in the Arctic region. Products could be historical cases with applied lessons for the future, lessons-learned from ongoing initiatives, or suggestions for future constructs.
  • AETC officials name building in honor of retired Gen. Stephen Wilson

    Officials at Air Education Training Command named building 905 “Wilson Hall” and unveiled a plaque bearing the name and image of former U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff retired Gen. Stephen Wilson during a building dedication ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph April 9.

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