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  • Tech Training Transformation modernizes tech training with virtual reality

    Futuristic training, the kind of immersive simulations seen in sci-fi TV shows, is no longer a fictional dream. It’s almost here. With the Tech Training Transformation (T3) team’s creation of a virtual reality (VR) training system coordinated by artificial intelligence (AI), Air Education and Training Command officials are transforming the Airmen development process. At the forefront of this development stand the cruxes of modern technology, high completion rates and an agile speed of learning.
  • Department of the Air Force approves special leave accrual for fiscal year 2021

    Air Force and Space Force members performing active service, and Reserve and Guard Airmen on Title 10 or Title 32 orders, can now accrue up to 120 days of annual leave for fiscal year 2021 instead of the typical 60 days of leave.
  • Innovators connect on AETC Innovation Dashboard

    The AETC Innovation Dashboard is the one-stop shop for anyone interested in the innovation activities happening across the command. The AETC Innovation Dashboard provides a dynamic visualization of more than 550 innovation projects across Air University, Air Force Recruiting Service, 2nd Air Force, 19th Air Force, 59th Medical Wing, and 502nd Air Base Wing as well as collaborations with academia and industry.

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  • Air University commander experiences AFROTC Field Training

    Lt. Gen. James Hecker, commander and president of Air University, visited Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi, July 13 to observe the training and evaluation of cadets at Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Field Training 2021. Though the training usually takes place at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, a combination of factors including impacts to the 2020 training cycle from COVID-19 led to the decision to move the encampment to Camp Shelby. Hecker was accompanied by commanders and stakeholders in the training enterprise.
  • Safe + Sound Week - Take the challenge

    Join in the Challenge! The Department of the Air Force partners with OSHA in Safe + Sound Week each August. Safe + Sound is a nationwide event to raise awareness about workplace safety. Safe + Sound Week is August 9-15, 2021.
  • Empowering future leaders

    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss.-- In today’s rapidly changing domain, the new generation of Airmen are our greatest weapon. The creativity, bravery and competency of our nation’s newest warfighters will prove vital to the outcomes of our future endeavors.“The Air Force has already given me so many opportunities to grow and become a better person,”
  • Back-to-School Bash brings supplies to military families

    The Back-to-School Bash event, hosted by the 56th Fighter Wing Chapel, provides school supplies for military families July 21, 2021, at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
  • DLIELC welcomes alumnus Hungarian Air Chief

    Historically, the Defense Language Institute English Language Center hosts about 100 international visits every year. These visits welcome high-ranking individuals from all over the world, all in support of the Department of Defense’s mission and security cooperation goals.
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