Air Education and Training Command News

  • DOD’s largest annual IT, cyberpower event resumes in-person attendance

    Over the last two years, the Department of the Air Force IT and Cyberpower Education and Training Event was held virtually, owing to the pandemic. This year, event organizers are eager to see attendees sitting in seats, and the event returns from its virtual home to its physical home in Montgomery,

  • Maxwell memorializes Rosa Parks, SecAF pays tribute to civil rights leader

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, Col. Eries Mentzer, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder and director and several other dignitaries were on hand for the unveiling of the Rosa Parks sculpture, created by Ian Mangum,

  • OTS commissions first Space Force officers

    Air University’s Officer Training School commissioned its first two U.S. Space Force officers Oct. 16, 2020 at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The OTS mission has historically been to properly educate and train Air Force officers to be prepared for the field, that mission has now been expanded to

  • I’m a believer: One chaplain’s testimony that ASIST works

    Chaplain (1st Lt.) Paul Ringheiser is a traditional reservist assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina. As a civilian, he is an Assistant Fire Chief at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. Upon beginning the ASIST course during BCC, he said initially he felt the training

  • Photos: Air University officers transfer to U.S. Space Force

    Air University officers raise their right hand and recite the Oath of Office, officially leaving the Air Force and joining the U.S. Space Force, during a virtual ceremonial swear-in, Oct. 5, 2020, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Col. Niki Lindhorst, Space Chair to Air University, presided over the

  • Gunter NCO Academy reopens after nearly a decade

    The Gunter Noncommissioned Officer Academy on Maxwell-Gunter Annex reopened Oct. 1, 2020, after nearly a decade, to meet the Air Force’s increased demand for effective development of NCOs.Gunter NCOA suspended operations in 2013, when Air Education and Training Command introduced a blended learning

  • Air University Press publication looks at warrant officers instructor pilots

    Author, Maj. Aaron Ewing, examines the Air Force’s pilot shortage in Widening the Training Pipeline: Are Warrant Officer Instructor Pilots the Best Solution to Increase Pilot Production?The Air Force is struggling to cope with a worldwide pilot shortage that has left the service over 2,000 pilots

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