Air Education and Training Command News

  • First CAFB Airman selected for sniper school

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tarriq Releford, 14th Security Forces Squadron, installation entry controller, was one of four Airmen chosen to represent the USAF at the highly selective, United States Army Sniper School, Apr. 17, 2022, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Pride Month Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Alexandria Holder

    June is federally recognized as Pride Month. The 17th Training Wing recognizes and celebrates the LGBTQ+ community, its diversity, and how our members make the force stronger. Each week in June, the 17th TRW highlights service members of different backgrounds and experiences. This week we highlight

  • Altitude chamber takes your breath away

    Enlisted aviator students in the 37th Training Wing will now experience physiological responses to flying, right from the comfort of their training base.

  • BMT graduation restarts tradition, returns to parade field

    Over 670 Airmen, as well as their military training instructors, restarted a basic military training graduation tradition June 9. For the first time in 825 days, graduation returned to the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Parade Field.

  • JTR update provides relief to dorm Airmen

    A recent modification to the joint travel regulation now allows Airmen directed to move out of government quarters to receive a partial dislocation allowance of $840.

  • Meet the Field Guide Development Team

    As the Air Force’s Global Classroom, the Air Force Culture and Language Center utilizes various education, training resources, and tools to develop a cross-culturally competent total force. One of the tools used to accomplish this mission is AFCLC’s library of Expeditionary Culture Field Guides.

  • 97 MXS wins AETC competition with automated tool tracker

    Members of the 97th Maintenance Squadron participated in the Air Education and Training Command “iChallenge,” winning the $225,000 top prize to further develop software that helps aircraft maintainers keep track of tools found in toolboxes.

  • CE bolsters readiness during training exercise

    Civilians and active duty personnel from the 14th Civil Engineer Squadron teamed up to complete a 96-hour CE exercise aimed to reinforce its troops’ deployment and expeditionary readiness skills, May 23-26, 2022, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

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