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  • Seventh episode for AETC’s Real Talk focuses on LGBTQI+

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, to host the seventh episode of AETC Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force, June 17 at 3 p.m. Central time, CDT, on AETC’s Facebook page. The episode will focus on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex population within the Air Force. Joining Webb for this discussion will be Brig. Gen. Brenda Cartier, incoming AETC’s director of operations and communications.
  • AETC COVID-19 Oral History with 59th Medical Wing

    In episode 50 of "The Air Force Starts Here," we take a look back at how the COVID-19 pandemic and changed Air Force training. Gary Boyd, Air Education and Training Command historian, speaks with Maj. Gen. John J. DeGoes, who is the former 59th Medical Wing commander, and has been credited by Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of AETC, as a pivotal leader in fighting though the pandemic.
  • AETC Announces Winners of iChallenge 2021

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, announced the winners of the AETC iChallenge and awarded a combined $300,000 during the annual Gathering of the Torch event at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The winners will work with their wing leadership to use the funds to further advance their ideas.
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  • 368th TRS hosts ground trans summit, competitive rodeo at Fort Leonard Wood

    Fort Leonard Wood’s Air Force 368th Training Squadron hosted a ground transportation summit and competitive rodeo event this week to discuss the future of their specialty, find and resolve issues, discuss best practices, and “put faces to names.”
  • 314th AW trains Air Force’s first Block 8.1 students

    The C-130J Super Hercules community achieved another milestone toward its fleet-wide transition to the Block 8.1 upgrade, as two students from the 314th Airlift Wing’s C-130 formal training unit recently became the first to pilot a Block 8.1 aircraft within the training pipeline.
  • 61st AMU uses live GBUs enhancing combat readiness

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Justin Williams, 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit maintainer, finishes loading a GBU-31 joint direct attack munition on an F-35A Lightning II Aug. 9, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Two F-35s from the 61st Fighter Squadron completed missions with live GBU-31s, a 2,000-pound class munition that uses a GPS-guided
  • Optimizing the human weapons system

    Imagine trying to maneuver a fighter jet like the F-35A Lightning II through the Alaskan skies while the weight of a full grown grizzly bear presses down on your chest.  Crazy as it sounds, it is an accurate representation of the forces Air Force fighter pilots deal with on a daily basis. 
  • International enlisted leaders focus on ‘Building an Airman’

    SAN ANTONIO – A sea of multi-colored military uniforms and the sounds of several languages were the backdrop for the Senior Enlisted Leader International Summit, held here Aug. 9-13. SELIS, co-hosted by Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass and the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, brought together approximately 120 top enlisted leaders from the U.S. and 44 partner nations.
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