Air Education and Training Command


Air Education and Training Command, with headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, was established and activated in January 1942, making it the second oldest major command in the Air Force. Its training mission makes it the first command to touch the life of nearly every Air Force member.

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  • USAFA Aerial Event Requests

    United Stated Air Force Academy Flyovers & Aerial Events Request additional information HERE CONTACT USAFA Flyover POC: 306oss.osf@usafa.af.mil  
  • 98th Flying Training Squadron History

    Today Parachuting programs began as unsanctioned club-type, off-duty activities in 1964 by Fort Benning staticline graduates. In the Spring of 1966, the programs were formalized as military activities. With Air Staff approval to teach military parachuting, the parachute Branch under the Airmanship Division was born. In 1982, parachuting became a
  • 306th Operations Support Squadron

    Vision AETC's Best...for the world's finest Airmen of tomorrow Mission Safe, Efficient and Effective...operations support for the USAF's Cadets GENERAL CONTACT INFORMATION Commander 306 OSS/CC (719) 333-9315 Director of Operations 306 OSS/DO (719) 333-0931 Assistant Director of Operations 306 OSS/ADO (719) 333-6424 Commanders Secretary 306 OSS/CCA
  • Riggers

    A LOT OF EQUIPMENT IS REQUIRED TO MAKE THIS PROGRAM SUCCESSFUL. THERE ARE VARIOUS PARACHUTE SIZES THAT ARE UTILIZED FOR VARIOUS STAGES OF TRAINING. 490 STUDENTS JUMP WITH A 300 SQUARE FOOT CANOPY. WINGS OF GREEN UPGRADERS USE A 280 SQUARE FOOT CANOPY, WHILE THE WINGS OF BLUE CADETS USE CANOPIES OF EITHER 253 OR 235 SQUARE FEET DEPENDING ON THEIR
  • Soaring Programs at USAFA

    Soaring occurs at the Academy on a year-round basis. The program is the largest glider operation in the world. Its mission is to form the foundation of cadet exposure to military aviation, build character, and help motivate cadets toward a career in the United States Air Force. The Basic Soaring program (Airmanship 251) provides a motivational
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