Air Education and Training Command News

  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline goes live July 16

    A new 988 telephone number has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United

  • DLIFLC commandant visits Goodfellow AFB

    Col. James A. Kievit, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center commandant, visited Goodfellow to discuss the continuation of training for cryptologic linguists taking place throughout the 17th Training Wing, July 12.

  • 58th SOW members reflect on Afghanistan withdrawal

    Capt. Bradley Basek, 415th Special operations Squadron HC-130J instructor pilot, briefs Team Kirtland members on his experiences during the Afghanistan withdrawal at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., July 8, 2022. Basek’s briefing detailed the events leading up to, during and after the United States

  • Hill EOD; no other like it in the Air Force

    Hill’s 775th Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit routinely accomplishes a mission at the Utah Test and Training Range that makes them stand apart from any other EOD in the Air Force.Recently, they did something on the main base that no other Hill EOD has ever recorded doing.They responded to an

  • RIMPAC is underway for the Fighting 49ers

    For the last decade the MQ-9 Reaper has been the most requested asset in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, patrolling the skies during periods of conflict and heightened regional tensions.

  • Ploetz takes command of 82nd Training Group

    The 82nd Training Group welcomed new leadership July 8, 2022, when Col. Charles G. Ploetz took command of the organization known as Aircraft Maintenance University. Col. John C. Lofton the III relinquished command.

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