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.
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.

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