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Check out AETC Innovation in action!

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About AETC Innovation

Developing a world-class culture of innovation is key to the Air Force sustaining a competitive advantage.  The reason why innovation is so important to AETC, and our Air Force, is that it is about mission effectiveness in the way we train and educate our Airman throughout their careers, enhancing their lethality and readiness by developing them with the needed competencies and skillsets for their follow-on to their operational units, Air Force warfighting requirements, and Joint Force commanders’ needs.

Creative approaches, innovation, resources and execution at the speed of relevance are required to sharpen our competitive edge. The advantage will go to those who create the best technologies and who integrate and field them in creative operational ways that provide military advantages

Through new programs like Pilot Training Next, which is using virtual and augmented reality technology to study how Airmen learn more rapidly, AETC is embracing a culture of innovative thinkers who are emboldened to always look for better ways to complete the mission.


  • AETC’s Detachment 62 leading Agility Prime’s training effort

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., has empowered Airmen across the Air Force to make decisions at the speed needed in a dynamic global environment, urging them to remove bureaucratic processes and eliminate redundancies to help the service increase effectiveness, drive innovation,

  • AETC Innovation Summit set for Nov. 10

    The 6th Innovation Summit (iSummit) will be hosted virtually by Air Education and Training Command officials Nov. 10 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The theme for the event is, “Innovation Accelerators You Need to Know.” The iSummit is designed to advance collaboration by providing AETC Airmen at all

  • Tech Training Transformation introduces MOTAR

    Once again, the Analysis and Innovation Directorate’s Det 23 has accelerated change in the education and training landscape. This time, their Tech Training Transformation (T3) team is strengthening the entire Air Force with an Air Education and Training Command digital platform that will deliver,