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Air Education and Training Command News

  • Vision of one becomes reality for all

    As construction crews start placing concrete pads on the parade ground, the vision of Col. David Allvin, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, is finally becoming reality. When the project is completed there will be two static aircraft displays on the east end of the field and a formal stage on the west

  • Survival specialists to show 'How To' on MTV

    Five crew members from MTV came to Fairchild Air Force Base Nov. 17 for a firsthand glimpse of what the Air Force has to offer. MTV's "How To Show" has celebrities demonstrating how to do a variety of things through a step-by-step format, and the Air Force joined MTV to show how Airmen survive,

  • Sheppard wins individual, organizational EEO awards

    Air Education and Training Command recently recognized three Sheppard individuals and one organization as the best in the business when it announced the 2008 Air Force Distinguished Equal Employment Opportunity and 2008 General Counsel's Alternative Dispute Resolution awards. Sherry Murray-Garrett

  • Officials extend registration for AETC Symposium

    Registration deadlines for the 2009 Air Education and Training Command Symposium were extended to offer more opportunities to participate in the interactive technology exposé held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio Jan. 15-16. Members of all commands are invited to take a

  • Three 'rare' children visit Luke as pilots for day

    Sometimes life can be hard and sometimes it can be easy, but imagine how would it be to live life by the hands of a clock. For three children who visited Luke Air Force Base recently, as part of a pilot for a day tour, life is just that way. Brittney "Crafty" Carroll, 14, and brothers, Robert

  • Wounded warrior receives laser eye surgery to cope with dissability

    Army Sgt. Robert "Scott" Stephenson lost the use of his left arm in November 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near him while on combat patrol in Iraq. After undergoing rehabilitation for his wounds, he requested a corrective eye surgery so he would not have to wear glasses or

  • Community spends time in sky

    Several weeks after local farmers and businesspeople gave Airmen from Altus Air Force Base a glimpse of their lives in the Oklahoma panhandle neighborhood, the base members returned the favor with a glimpse of the community from a different, elevated, level. By way of the Farm-City Program, a

  • Civilians graduate with lessons in military culture

    The first class of the Civilian Acculturation and Leadership Training program graduated recently here, and the 25 attendees returned to their government jobs with a better understanding of what the active-duty Air Force does. The course, designed to acquaint civilian employees with military culture,

  • Air Force colonel to pilot his first space shuttle mission

    Air Force Col. Eric Boe will achieve what many dream of and few accomplish - the chance to travel into space. As an astronaut with NASA, Colonel Boe will pilot the space shuttle Endeavour for mission STS-126, his first voyage into space. The 15-day mission is scheduled to launch Nov. 14 from Kennedy