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 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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  • 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
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