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  • AETC excels at 2005 Air Force Marathon

    For the third year in a row an Air Education and Training Command-sponsored marathon team won their category at the Air Force Marathon recently. The AETC men's marathon team took first place in the Men's Open Relay category and sixth place overall out of 223 other teams. In addition, the AETC coed and women's marathon teams took third and sixth
  • Raptors fly through first 5,000 hours, continue to train future air dominators

    The F-22 Raptors of the 43rd Fighter Squadron here collectively reached the 5,000 flying hour mark Sept. 20. Tyndall is the second base to reach the 5,000 hour milestone with the Raptor following Edwards AFB, Calif. This feat may seem insignificant compared to the many hours of other fighter aircraft, but the Raptor's journey here has been an
  • First IFF jet arrives at Laughlin

    Laughlin AFB turned another page in its history book Oct. 4, with the touchdown of the first "Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals" T-38C Talon from Moody AFB, Ga.. "It's a historical moment," said Col. Mike Minahan, 47th Flying Training Wing commander. "This jet marks the beginning of Laughlin's transition to our newly acquired Introduction to
  • Keesler's International Military Student Office 100 percent operational

    During the 10 months since the International Military Student Office welcomed back its first scholar following Hurricane Katrina, it's trained 101 additional allied personnel under the Security Assistance Training Program. The school is once again 100 percent operational, according to James Cooks, IMSO chief. "We are currently training more
  • First IFS class not 'business as usual'

    Like at many unit headquarters, someone at the front desk greets visitors as they walk in. What's unusual about Detachment 1 of the 306th Flying Training Group is that "someone" is the manager of a Best Western hotel. The oddities don't end there -- not by a long shot. The dining facility is the hotel's breakfast area; hotel staff cooks hot
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