Air Education and Training Command News

  • 2nd Air Force transformation driven by warfighter's needs

    Transformation is underway at 2nd Air Force beginning with construction on a 2,000-square foot operations floor designed to support the new technical training operations center. "As we continue to produce the best trained, combat-ready Airmen, we're undertaking multiple initiatives to improve the

  • Quick action helps Guard crew avoid C-130 crash

    What started as a routine training mission took a turn for the worse for the crew of "Props 76" -- a C-130E -- seconds after takeoff from Little Rock AFB last month.As the Arkansas Air National Guard Hercules' propellers churned through the air toward the base perimeter Sept. 9., all four engines

  • Historic homecoming for Tuskegee Airmen as site opens

    Hundreds of aviators, mechanics and support personnel who once worked at the Tuskegee Army Air Field and Moton Field, Ala., during the 1930s and '40s gathered here once again Oct. 10 when the National Park Service memorialized the efforts of the first black pilots, the famed Tuskegee Airmen, in the

  • Airmen invited to discuss future Air Force

    Airmen interested in the future of Air Force education and training will get a chance to see and interact with demonstrations of the next generation of warfighting technology at the upcoming AETC Symposium, Jan. 15 and 16 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio. Members of all

  • Air Force meets, exceeds recruiting goals for ninth consecutive year

    Air Force recruiters met their active-duty enlisted recruiting goal for the ninth year in a row and met their chaplain and Officer Training School accession goals for fiscal year 2008. "I'm proud of our highly professional recruiting force, who continues to exemplify the Air Force core values of

  • A Revolution in the Classroom

    In an era where computers and the Internet have changed almost every aspect of daily life - from shopping to working to entertainment - is it time for technology to change the way we learn? For younger Airmen, it seems, the answer is yes. Air Education and Training Command recently announced the

  • Team Tyndall stop on AETC CC tour

    The new commander of Air Education and Training Command made his first visit to Tyndall Air Force Base in that role Sept. 24 and 25. The four-star general spent his time meeting with the members of Team Tyndall and local civic leaders. Gen. Stephen R. Lorenz shared his personal and professional

  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs visits L.A. recruiters

    Members of the 369th Recruiting Squadron, headquartered in Encino, Calif., attended a question and answer session to discuss recruiting with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, at the University of Southern California Sept. 22. More than 100 recruiters from all branches

  • Officer starts commission with Bronze Star, Combat Action Medal

    An Air Force officer trainee who previously served as an enlisted Airman was awarded a Bronze Star and a Combat Action Medal Tuesday, one day before earning his commission from the Air Force's Officer Training School. Second Lt. Anthony Florentine was an Air Force staff sergeant deployed for about

  • Air Force flies into world of drag racing

    The Air Force made its first foray into the fast-paced world of drag racing at the O'Reilly Super Start Batteries Fall Nationals Sept. 19-21 at the Texas Motorplex here. The event was the first of a four-race test program between Air Force Recruiting Service and Kenny Bernstein Racing Inc., designed

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