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  • Three AF Reserve instructor pilots surpass 3,000 flight hour milestone

    Reaching an aviation milestone usually doesn't come easy for one pilot during their career, let alone three pilots around the same time. At Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, three Air Force Reserve instructor pilots assigned to the 39th Flying Training Squadron did just that by each exceeding

  • WSO-In-Training Reflects on Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a national observance that recognizes Asian and Pacific Americans and celebrates their historical and cultural contributions to the United States. For Capt. Johnny Sittisin, a student in the 479th Student Squadron, the month represents an

  • 479th FTG celebrates Sapphire Event, 45 years of women in the cockpit

    Members from the 479th Flying Training Group and Air Force Recruiting Service, Detachment 1, held a Combat Systems Officer Sapphire and General Officer Inspire events to honor 45 years of women in the cockpit.The events showcased Air Force rated career opportunities and afforded students the

  • Instructor combat systems officer serves openly with pride

    Maj. Kiersten “Clicks” Thompson is an instructor combat systems officer at the 479th Flying Training Group at Naval Air Station- Pensacola, Florida. Thompson is an advocate for the Air Force’s diversity and inclusion and female fitment initiatives.

  • 12th FTW NCO at JBSA-Randolph chosen as ‘Hidden Hero’

    Tech. Sgt. Derius Jackson, 12th Training Squadron flight chief, was recognized as the "Hidden Hero" for January by the Schertz, Cibolo, Selma, Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee Jan. 21 at the Schertz monthly Chamber luncheon.

  • 12th FTW history program named AETC's best

    The preservation of Air Force history is an important task which allows Airmen to look back in time and remember important milestones and events that were important to the identity of a unit. For the last 13 years, Lane Bourgeois, 12th Flying Training Wing historian at Joint Base San