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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  • Laughlin Air Force Base

    Laughlin AFB is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, one of the world's premier pilot training wings. Approximately 400 new military pilots earn their silver wings at Laughlin each year after an intensive 52-week course where they learn to fly using the T-6A Texan II, T-38 Talon, and T-1A

  • Keesler Air Force Base

    Keesler Air Force Base is the "Electronics Training Center of Excellence" for the United States Air Force. Located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the 81st Training Wing is host to 2nd Air Force, the 403rd Wing (AF Reserve) and the single largest employer on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Keesler trains

  • Goodfellow Air Force Base

    Goodfellow Air Force Base is home to the 17th Training Wing, which includes four Groups, fifteen squadrons, more than a dozen specialized staff agencies, more than a half dozen separate tenant units, as well as an Army battalion, Navy and Marine Corps training detachments. At Goodfellow, Soldiers,

  • Columbus Air Force Base

    Mission Columbus Air Force Base is home of the 14th Flying Training Wing of Air Education and Training Command. The 14th FTW mission statement is "Produce Pilots, Advance Airmen, Feed the Fight." The wing's mission is specialized undergraduate pilot training in the T-6 Texan II, T-38C Talon and T-1A

  • Altus Air Force Base

    Altus Air Force Base - Born out of the cotton fields of southwestern Oklahoma, Altus AFB first became home to military aircraft and personnel in 1943. With an average of more than 300 days of weather favorable to flying each year, a generally flat landscape and few obstructions, the base was then