Air Education and Training Command News

  • Group adopts 'AFSO21' early

    Air Force Smart Operations 21 has been making a lot of news lately across the Air Force, but the 325th Maintenance Group here has been using the tool to identify and eliminate waste for more than a year. According to the latest Letter to Airmen by Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne, AFSO21

  • If not us, then who?

    In 2003, a senior Department of Defense memo was leaked to the press in which military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq were characterized as "a long, hard slog." You may feel the same way, as you face long deployments and the many personal and family hardships associated with combat operations.

  • Vance GTC program receives AETC recognition

    Zero is a great number for the 71st Comptroller Squadron, because that's the amount of discrepancy notifications it received in a year on Vance's Government Travel Card program -- a first among all bases in Air Education and Training Command. "In the past, an AETC base without a 60-day GTC

  • SECAF: Education greatest weapon

    Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne visited Air University here Monday and addressed the next generation of military leaders. The audience consisted of newly commissioned second lieutenants enrolled in the Air and Space Basic Course, majors and civilians attending Air Command and Staff

  • 'His story' - family discovers image of long-lost father

    Most people have tried it at least once - "Googling" their name to see what cyberspace has on them. Most often it's just high school sports scores or obscure references to unrelated people with the same last name. But when Richard Van Hersett tried that trick, he came across the face of a father he

  • AETC plans for dry summer

    Air Education and Training Command officials are concerned about the possibility of a dry summer ahead for its bases in the San Antonio area. Dry summer projections are based on current long-term weather forecasts and could require substantial water restrictions at AETC bases, said Allen Richmond,

  • Application dates approach for Katrina-related home grants

    Eligible homeowners who sustained flood-related damage caused by Hurricane Katrina although their residences were outside the identified flood plain may qualify for federal grants of up to $150,000. This includes people who were stationed here at the time of the hurricane and have since been

  • Air Force Doctrine Center, Air University set to merge

    Air Force officials announced today the realignment of the Air Force Doctrine Center to Air University effective April 6. The Doctrine Center began as a way to emphasize the importance of air and space power doctrine as an integral element of Air Force culture. It was established in Feb.1997 as a

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