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Air Education and Training Command News

  • AETC awards top SERE specialists for 2008

    Air Education and Training Command officials recently announced the 2008 Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Specialists of the Year award winners. These individuals will now participate at the Air Force level of competition. Senior noncommissioned officer (Tier 1) Master Sgt. R. C. DeLano,

  • AETC announces best 2008 aerospace control and warning operators

    Air Education and Training Command officials recently announced the 2008 Aerospace Control and Warning Operators of the Year award winners. These individuals will now participate at the Air Force level of competition. Senior noncommissioned officer category Master Sgt. Roger C. Thornton, 325th Air

  • Changing careers and lives

    When the measuring tape circling his midsection read 44 inches, Tech. Sgt. T.J. Sinclair, 54th Air Refueling Squadron flight training instructor, knew something had to be done. With his annual fitness test looming just a couple months in the future, Sergeant Sinclair needed results, and he needed

  • Airmen honored for heroic life-saving efforts

    The Altus Fraternal Order of Police honored two Airmen during a ceremony at the City Park May 22 for saving a local police officer from certain death. Staff Sgt. Matthew Treadwell, 97th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms noncommissioned officer in charge, and Special Agent Ross Bergstresser, Air

  • Sergeant scores big winning AETC Blacks in Government award

    Air Education and Training Command recently announced the winner of the command's 2009 Blacks in Government Meritorious Award, and it was Master Sgt. Damon Smith who took home the honor. "My first reaction was surprise when I saw that this award came from the general," said Sergeant Smith, Air Force

  • Air University commander talks education, training

    The general in charge of the Air Force's Air University recently visited Columbus Air Force Base on May 15 to talk about Air Force education and training. Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, Air University commander at Maxwell AFB, Ala., talked about successes and challenges in education and the future of

  • Air Force tests new constant pressure fuel structure

    The Air Force officially began its tests of a 50-50 mixture of synthetic and JP-8 fuels in a Type 3 constant pressure fuel hydrant system May 18 at Sheppard's 364th Training Squadron. Fuel tankers arrived at Sheppard May 17 to unload 113,000 gallons of fuel, including five trucks with 100 percent

  • Air War College hosts 56th National Security Forum

    For the 56th consecutive year, civilians from across America ventured to Maxwell-Gunter for the National Security Forum during the week of May 18.The forum, hosted by the Air University Spaatz Center for Officer Education's Air War College and sponsored by the Secretary of the Air Force, is designed

  • Randolph lodging team shines with MAJCOM honor

    The 12th Services Division lodging operation was recently awarded the Air Education and Training Command 2009 Air Force Innkeeper Award. The Randolph Inn team was lauded for their world-class support in flawlessly registering more than 800 general officers who attended the Air Force Blue Summit.

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