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Air Education and Training Command News

  • Wilford Hall ER doctor named "Hero of Emergency Medicine"

    Officials with the American College of Emergency Physicians announced Aug. 1 they have recognized Maj. (Dr.) James Eadie, vice chair of emergency medicine, medical director and flight commander at Wilford Hall Medical Center here, as a "Hero of Emergency Medicine." The campaign, which is part of

  • Air University dedicates center responsible for enlisted education

    Air University officials recently dedicated the Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education to the fourth chief master sergeant of the Air Force at a ceremony here. The Barnes Center acts as an umbrella covering the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, all NCO academies within the

  • IAAFA receives high honor from Colombian air force

    The nation of Colombia recognized the Inter-American Air Forces Academy for its impact in anti-terrorist and counter-drug training for the country.  Colombian air force commanding general, Gen. Jorge Ballesteros, presented the Colombian Air Force Cross to IAAFA Commandant Col. Maria Cordero during a

  • 19th AF welcomes new commander

    Wing commanders from across the country welcomed the new 19th Air Force commander with a salute July 30 during a change of command ceremony here. Brig. Gen. Gregory Feest accepted command of 19th Air Force from the presiding officer, Gen. Stephen Lorenz, Air Education and Training Command

  • Navy trainers seek refuge in San Angelo

    Twenty three T-34C Turbo Mentor aircraft left Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Tuesday seeking refuge at San Angelo Regional Airport Mathis Field. They were fleeing from Hurricane Dolly, the first hurricane of the year, swirling in the Gulf of Mexico. The aircraft are assigned to Training Squadron

  • Keesler instructor performs lifesaving workout

    Instead of doing push-ups and focusing on his breath during a morning workout, Staff Sgt. Lawerence Dizon performed push-downs and secured the breath of a Navy retiree who suffered a heart attack July 11. The ground radio instructor and 12-year Air Force veteran said he saw a crowd gathering at the

  • Air Force's enlisted leader visits Keesler

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney McKinley toured Keesler Air Force Base July 16 through 18 for his first official visit to the base since assuming the top enlisted leader position in June 2006. Principal activities during his visit included meeting with many of the various training

  • Tyndall assists in preserving threatened species

    At 4:30 a.m. each day when many people are just waking up, Natural Resources personnel and volunteers are scouring 17 miles of Tyndall Air Force Base beaches in search of turtle nests. Johnny Jennings, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron Natural Resources wildlife technician, and Courtney Roberson, 325th

  • 338th RCS share air power at Dayton International 2008 Air Show

    The 338th Recruiting Squadron from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base helped show visitors what the Air Force is all about at the Dayton International 2008 Air Show June 20. The event attracted about 90,000 enthusiasts and provided an ideal environment for recruiters to talk to people about today's air