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  • Air Force IT conference set for August in Montgomery

    The Air Force Information Technology Conference 2009 is scheduled for Aug. 24-27 at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa Convention Center in Montgomery. The annual conference brings together government leaders and key figures in the IT field to observe and discuss the latest information

  • AFROTC wins MAJCOM award for field training overhaul

    The Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Civilian Development Air Force ROTC field training team was recently recognized as one of Air Education and Training Command's winners for the 2009 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award (CSTEA). The Air Force ROTC program is offered in 144

  • Ophthalmology Residency Program receives top accreditation

    The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium Ophthalmology Residency Program at Wilford Hall Medical Center has earned the highest level of accreditation. The Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education awarded the residency program a five-year accreditation for the second

  • Mott takes reins of 37th TRW

    His first full day on the job was busy and rather unique -- checking IDs at three gates, visiting with most everyone in the 37th Training Wing headquarters building, attending meetings and asking and answering a lot of questions. Reflecting on the hectic schedule near the end of the day, Col.

  • Assignment policies change for instructors, recruiters

    Assignment policies governing military training leaders, instructors and recruiters recently reverted back to assignment availability code 50, which provides a definite four-year maximum time on station. Linda Howard, 82nd Training Wing chief of personnel relocations, said in the former AAC 43, base

  • 86th Flying Training Squadron sweeps 2009 AMC Rodeo

    A lone T-1 Jayhawk quickly taxies down Laughlin's flight line, July 26. A small crowd anxiously waits to greet those on board who were recently named the winners of Air Education and Training Command's portion of the Air Mobility Command's 2009 rodeo. Once the three instructor pilots, Captains Aric

  • AETC command chief speaks to Sheppard's enlisted

    Chief Master Sgt. Robert Tappana, command chief master sergeant of Air Education and Training Command, spoke to Sheppard's enlisted members July 24 during two Enlisted Calls. Enlisted members of all three tiers listened to Chief Tappana's discussion about different issues in the Air Force from team

  • SAS takes 3 Analyst of the Year Awards

    Air Education and Training Command officials recently announced the command's nominees for the 2009 Analyst of the Year awards. Nominations were submitted based on team and individual accomplishments in annual analyses, assessments and lessons learned. These nominees will now compete at the Air

  • Thousands show for fallen Marine's return home

    About a thousand people lined Harmon Drive from the12th Flying Training Wing headquarters, the Taj, to the main gate the morning of July 26 paying their respects to fallen Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Brandon Lara as a motorcade bringing his body home passed. The 20-year-old from New Braunfels, Texas,

  • First Term Airmen Center Expands Services

    Sheppard's First Term Airmen Center has resources to help first term Airmen reach their future goals by preparing them for initial success. Newly enlisted Airmen who arrive at Sheppard are required to attend a course at FTAC to transition their training mindset to a mission-oriented mindset. After