Air Education and Training Command News

  • Intern with 586th FLTS creates tool pilots can use during flight

    This summer, Jacob Moreno, a senior at the University of Texas at El Paso, spent his time as an intern with the 586th Flight Test Squadron, or FLTS.In the spirit of innovation and accelerating change, Moreno coded a program that automatically deciphers airspace data into a graphical format that

  • Bone marrow transplants: A second chance at life

    HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE N.M. -- I had just turned 18, I decided to spend the weekend at my best friend’s house to celebrate. I was a couple months away from graduating high school and then getting on a plane to head off to Air Force Basic Training. I spent most of my childhood dreaming of the Air

  • Exercise ACE Reaper debuts in Hawaii

    Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen from across the country joined together for the first Agile Combat Employment Reaper exercise which kicked off Sept. 8 and is expected to run through Oct. 8, 2021. This exercise is one of the very few times the MQ-9 Reapers have flown in the Pacific.Approximately

  • Exercise ACE Reaper debuts in Hawaii

    Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen from across the country joined together for the first Agile Combat Employment Reaper exercise which kicked off Sept. 8 and is expected to run through Oct. 8, 2021. This exercise is one of the very few times the MQ-9 Reapers have flown in the Pacific.Approximately

  • 8th Fighter Squadron 19-CBF graduation

    11 F-16 Viper student pilots graduated from the 8th Fighter Squadron’s F-16 Basic Course, during a ceremony at Club Holloman, December 14th, 2019, here.The F-16 B-Course is a 37-week long course required for all student pilots. On average, B-Course students log 70 hours of flying time over 59

  • 7th ASOS hosts training for Special Warfare Airmen

    Young men huddled around a smoldering, crackling fire. Warmth finally reached their operational camouflage patterned gear, tattered and damp from the cold, mountainous terrain of Cloudcroft, New Mexico. Their instructor’s eyes filled with reminiscent thoughts from a distance; those men earned a

  • Diamond Sharp Award December 2019

    Every month, a first sergeant has the honor of choosing a deserving Airman to be presented the First Sergeant Council’s Diamond Sharp Award for an outstanding act or continuous outstanding performance.For the month of December, Master Sgt. Giles Dame, 49th SFS first sergeant, is proud to present the

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