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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Commentaries on Leadership

The following commentaries were written by Ret. Gen. Stephen R. Lorenz during his tenure as AETC Commander.

Thank You

(11/5/2010)

Leaders Come in All Sizes

(10/12/2010)

Ordinary People Becoming Extraordinary Airmen

(9/23/10)

Love your people

(8/31/10)

Professional advocacy

(8/03/10)

The intellectual resource
(7/06/10)

Sustaining a wingman culture

(5/11/10)

Force management

(4/29/10)

Motivation

(4/14/10)

The solid foundation

(3/1/10)

A dynamic tradition

(2/16/10)

A mentor's influence

(2/2/10)

Jessica's legacy

(12/15/09)

Spotting disasters

(11/23/09)

Cherish your spouse
(10/20/09)

A tale of two instructors
(9/21/09)

Technological change
(8/31/09)

Building a winning team
(8/4/09)

It's all about service
(7/16/09)

The art of objective decision-making
(6/29/09)

Develop your vision
(6/2/09)

Greeting Carmen
(4/30/09)

Today's Airmen
(4/13/09)

Creating candor
(3/23/09)

Leading in lean times
(3/3/09)

Strengthening the Air Force family
(2/9/09)

Doing the right thing
(1/20/09)

At war in cyberspace
(12/19/08)

The continuum of training
(11/3/08)

We are all accountable
(9/24/08)

Look into their eyes
(8/18/08)

Staying safe in the real world
(8/11/08)

Getting back to basics
(7/15/08)