Air Education and Training Command News

  • Air Force club members eligible for scholarships

    Air Force Clubs are offering 25 scholarships valued at $1,000 each to club members and their families through a themed essay contest.Essays must be 500 words or less and written on the subject of "The Most Important Person in My Life."  Interested applicants may visit the Air Force Clubs Web site

  • AETC seeks runners to represent command at AF Marathon

    Air Education and Training Command officials are seeking runners for the 2008 Air Force Marathon, scheduled for Sept. 20 at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. The command will sponsor two teams of four members, plus four individual runners. AETC will be represented in the Men's Open Relay, Women's Open

  • Tyndall aircraft achieve higher capability levels

    Two of Tyndall Air Force Base's jet fleets recently exceeded maintenance and training standards. The F-22 Raptor has exceeded mission capability rates for the first time in more than four years, while the F-15 Eagle has reached its operational target for the first time since its stand-down more than

  • 2nd Air Force welcomes new leader

    The numbered Air Force responsible for technical training in Air Education and Training Command is set to get a new leader Friday.Maj. Gen. Alfred Flowers takes command of 2nd Air Force in a 10 a.m. ceremony May 23 at Keesler Air Force Base. General Flowers succeeds Maj. Gen. Mike Gould, who leaves

  • First wave of ROTC field training gets underway

    More than 360 ROTC cadets, mostly upcoming juniors from 144 colleges nationwide, kicked off the first wave of summer field training May 8 at Maxwell Air Force Base. In the next three months, Air Force ROTC officials forecast more than 2,300 cadets will participate in the annual training that serves

  • Robins NCO Academy prepares to close

    The Robins AFB Non-Commissioned Officers Academy officially closes May 20, one of several academies that have closed or are closing soon. Chief Master Sgt. Roy Lapioli, commandant of the Robins academy, said the school started decreasing its staff a few months ago when the staff learned about the

  • Training, detective work lead to Keesler gate-runner's arrest

    Each time 81st Security Forces Squadron members remove their weapons from the armory, the possibility exists that they may have to use them. This is exactly what Airman 1st Class Michelle Alomia had to consider April 22 while assigned to Entry Control Point 7, the Pass Road Gate. In her first month

  • AETC lifts T-38 flight suspension

    Air Education and Training Command announced this afternoon that its T-38 aircraft are cleared to resume flying operations Wednesday. Gen. William R. Looney III, AETC commander, lifted the stand down of the command's T-38s that had been in place since Friday, following a fatal crash Thursday at

  • Accident investigation board convenes for fatal T-38 crash at Sheppard

    General William R. Looney III, commander of Air Education and Training Command, has convened an accident investigation board to investigate the T-38C crash that killed two Airmen at Sheppard Air Force Base May 1.Col. Richard Haddad of 23rd Air Force, Hurlburt Field, Fla., will chair the accident

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