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Air Education and Training Command News

  • AETC Command Chief visits Fightin’ 49ers

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, Command Chief of, Air Education and Training Command, was welcomed by the Fightin’ 49ers during an immersion visit at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 8, 2023.

  • JBSA prepares for first-of-its-kind geothermal energy prototype

    Joint Base San Antonio is the first Department of the Air Force installation planning to introduce a utility-scale advanced geothermal energy system. This accomplishment bolsters national security and represents a critical milestone in the advancement of the nation's defense infrastructure. When

  • Local San Antonio community gives back on Thanksgiving

    In a heartwarming demonstration of gratitude, “Giving back to those who serve” was a common theme among the more than 330 San Antonio families picking up Basic Military Training trainees on Thanksgiving Day for Operation Home Cooking.

  • 2023 AETC Safety Award Winners

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas-- The Headquarters Air Education and Training Command Safety Directorate, on behalf of Maj. Gen. James R. Sears, Jr., AETC deputy commander, announced the winners of the 2023 AETC Safety Awards.“Congratulations to the winners for their achievements and best

  • Combat Capability Demonstration held by 363rd Training Squadron

    The 363rd Training Squadron put theory into practice for Weapons and Ammunition Airmen in Training during a Combat Capability Demonstration November 9, 2023, here. With AiTs cheering them on and the rain pouring down, instructors from the weapons and ammo schools engaged in a friendly competition to

  • CSAF and CMSAF inspire and engage at Gateway wing before Thanksgiving

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Chief of Staff of the Air Force General David W. Allvin made his first visit to the Gateway Wing, marking the occasion by presiding over the oath of enlistment for 756 graduating Airmen.

  • Goodfellow hosts annual Thanksgiving meals

    The 17th Training Wing hosted an annual Thanksgiving Meal Service event for service members and students at the Western Winds Dining Facility, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 23.