Air Education and Training Command News

  • Mobile CASF training course helps get the wounded home

    Sheppard medical training took another step toward the future when the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility Mobile Training Course became the first mobile training course certified by both Air Education and Training Command and Air Mobility Command in February. Wounded Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

  • Joint basing plan takes shape

    Joint Basing is a reality, it's happening in San Antonio, and it will effectively support the city's military communities. That's the message from local military leaders as they move toward consolidating support operations at three San Antonio installations as mandated by the 2005 Base Closure and

  • Senate confirms General Lorenz for fourth star, to command AETC

    The U.S. Senate has confirmed Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lorenz for appointment to the grade of general and assignment as commander of Air Education and Training Command.General Lorenz, currently the commander of Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., will replace Gen. William R. Looney III, who

  • Dutch air chief predicts continued cooperation

    His air force has a pilot training history in the United States that dates back to 1941. It's a long relationship Lt. Gen. Hans de Jong would like to continue. General de Jong, commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force, said he expects his country to not only maintain its aircrew training

  • AETC announces 2008 General and Mrs. Jerome F. O'Malley Award

    Air Education and Training Command officials recently announced the 2008 General and Mrs. Jerome F. O'Malley Award winners. The command selected Brig. Gen. Darrell D. Jones, former 37th Training Wing commander, Lackland AFB, Texas, and his wife, Holly. This award recognizes a wing commander and

  • Air Force identifies deceased Airman

    Officials have identified the Airman who died March 7 at Sheppard AFB as Senior Airman Blanca A. Luna, an Air Force Reserve member on temporary duty to Sheppard from the 434rd Civil Engineer Squadron at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. Airman Luna had been attending the Heating, Ventilation and Air

  • AETC highlights education and training vision to industry leaders

    More than 70 representatives from 44 corporations met here March 6 to consider ways industry might partner with Air Education and Training Command to make the vision of the future of education and training a reality. Attendees at the AETC Industry Forum came from all parts of the country and

  • Airman found dead on Sheppard

    An Airman assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base was found dead in her dormitory room this morning. At 8:50 a.m. today, base officials discovered the Airman unresponsive and with injuries consistent with a stab wound. She was immediately taken to United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls, Texas, where

  • Air Force honors top recruiters for 2007

    Air Force Recruiting Service honored its top 14 recruiters and their spouses this week during Operation Blue Suit XXIV. Air Force Recruiting Service officials recognized Blue Suit winners and their spouses March 3-7 with a five-day stay in downtown San Antonio. The Operation Blue Suit program

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