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Innovation's role in multi-domain operations on latest "Developing Mach-21 Airmen" podcast

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JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – The concept of innovation and its role in helping produce Airmen who more lethal and ready to execute the mission in the multi-domain operational environment is the focus of the latest episode of "Developing Mach-21 Airmen" Air Education and Training Command's professional development podcast series, released Aug 14.

In the episode, Lt. Col. Eric Frahm, director of the AETC Integrated Technology Detachment up at the Capital Factory in Austin, Texas, joins the show, talking about innovation in the multi-domain operational environment, technology, and Learning Next amongst other topics.

During the conversation, Frahm talks about his role at the AETC Integrated Technology Detachment, which is AETC’s piece of the AFWERX Austin hub, helping lay down the infrastructure, tools and resources that teams need to innovate inside their work environment. He also discusses how the ATID works in conjunction with numerous other innovation entities to include the AETC staff and innovation ecosystem.  Frahm also goes in depth about the awesome partnership between AETC and the Air Force Research Laboratory to support the emerging innovation mission. 

The professional development podcasts are designed to help communicate and inform Total Force Airmen across the globe on relevant, timely topics related to the recruiting, training, education and development fields and can be listened to on the government network on the AETC website, or via mobile application as well as on Apple Podcasts (iTunes). For Android or Google mobile users, the podcast can be found on their favorite third-party podcast phone application.  

Future episodes are set to cover a wide range of topics, including joint civil engineer training at Sheppard Air Force Base, the classroom of the future at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at JBSA-Lackland, and much more.