Air Education and Training Command, with headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, was established and activated in January 1942, making it the 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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  • 58th SOW History

    A Brief History of the 58th Special Operations WingLocated on Kirtland Air Force Base (AFB), the 58th Special Operations Wing (58 SOW) serves as the premier training site for Air Force special operations and combat search and rescue aircrews. The wing provides undergraduate, graduate and refresher

  • Vance Air Force Base

    LOCATIONLocated 90 miles north by northwest of Oklahoma City at Enid, Oklahoma; elevation of 1,307 feet above sea level; Vance Air Force Base is the northernmost Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training base in the Air Education and Training Command.PHYSICAL FACILITIESBesides family housing,

  • Sheppard Air Force Base

    The host unit on Sheppard Air Force Base is the 82nd Training Wing whose mission makes it the most diversified training base in the Air Education Training Command. For more than 70 years, the men and women of Sheppard AFB have ensured that America's Airmen have the skills they need to succeed in

  • Maxwell Air Force Base

    Maxwell Air Force Base is located in Montgomery, Alabama. Maxwell's history dates back to the Wright Brothers' flying school of 1910. Today, Maxwell is home to more than 12,500 active-duty, reserve, civilian and contractor personnel providing a significant economic and cultural impact on the

  • Luke Air Force Base

    Luke - A Broad OverviewLuke Air Force Base is the largest fighter wing in the U.S. Air Force with 138 F-16s assigned. The host command at Luke is the 56th Fighter Wing, under Air Education and Training Command. The wing is composed of five groups (and the Range Management Office), 28 squadrons,