Air Education and Training Command News

  • Recruiter helps save accident victim's life on Florida highway

    Senior Airman Michael Huesca was on his way to help an applicant get a new career in the Air Force.  In seconds, his mission changed to saving a life.Airman Huesca, an Air Force enlisted accessions recruiter, witnessed a horrific multi-car accident outside of Orlando, Fla. recently.  As he drove on

  • Air Force doctrine gets new home at Air University

    Air Force doctrine has deep roots at Air University. Forefathers of air power have historically gathered at Maxwell Air Force Base to cultivate doctrine, and those pioneering decisions influence warfighters from the past, present and the future.The Air Force Doctrine Development and Education Center

  • Fire claims base house, inspires teamwork, charity at Sheppard

    The first thing Senior Airman Heath Conley noticed was the smoke. The 82nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman was having a routine graveyard shift at the front gate, performing anti-terrorism measures on random cars, the bomb and drug-sniffing dog at his feet. Then from the corner of his eye, he saw

  • Air Force to honor women's contributions

    In conjunction with the Air Force's 60th anniversary celebration this year, the country's youngest military service is paying tribute to women's contributions to its rich history and heritage. "Heritage to Horizons: Earning Our Wings and Reaching the Stars" is the theme of the 2007 Air Force

  • BMT stands up to inspection

    Lackland Air Force Base's 737th Training Group recently hosted the 21st Triennial Basic Military Training Review. The committee's primary focus was to review training and curricular requirements for BMT and recommend further changes. The last review, held in September 2004, produced the most drastic

  • AETC announces General Lew Allen Jr award winners

    Air Education and Training Command officials announced the command's nominees for the 2007 General Lew Allen, Jr. award. Maj. Kelley Stevens, from the 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Luke AFB, Ariz., was nominated for the award in the officer category. Master Sgt. Dion Fernau was selected as

  • General Larsen retires after 36-year career

    Sitting in his office, his desk and walls adorned with mementos of a career spanning more than three decades, Lt. Gen. Dennis R. Larsen sums up his time as an Airman with a simple description, "It's been great!" General Larsen, Vice Commander of Air Education and Training Command, retires today

  • AETC welcomes new vice commander

    The Air Education and Training Command welcomed a new senior leader this week, as Maj. Gen. Mark Welsh III stepped in as the vice commander. A veteran of more than 31 years of service, General Welsh most recently worked in the area of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance -- where among

  • AETC announces 2008 National Public Service Award

    Air Education and Training Command is pleased to announce Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Pelkey, 338th Training Squadron, Fort Gordon, Ga., as the AETC winner for the 2008 National Public Service Award. Sergeant Pelkey raised more than $11,000 and volunteered countless hours for charity. These dollars were used

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