Air Education and Training Command News

  • UPT 2.5; a new generation begins

    Class 22-12 were the first pilots to graduate from the new Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 curriculum July 22, 2022, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Calling Student Pilots; AFSOC recruits at CAFB

    The 492nd Special Operations Training Group (SOTRG) and 1st Special Operations Training Wing (SOW) of Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, Friday, June 24, 2022. The goal was to engage with First Assignment Instructor Pilots (FAIP) and current

  • SUPT 22-11 graduation; just the beginning

    COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. – Twenty-one officers from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-11 walked across the stage to receive their diplomas, June 17, 2022, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Class 22-10 achieves aeronautical rating

    Twenty-two student pilots graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, achieving the aeronautical rating of Pilot, May 26, 2022, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • Wings Over Columbus '22 makes history

    Airshow history runs deep within the aviation community dating back to the first recorded airshow in 1909 the “Grande Semaine d’Aviation de le Champagne” in Rheims, France.

  • General Congratulates Class 22-07

    Class 22-07, consisting of thirty officers, graduated from Undergraduate Pilot Training, Mar. 25, 2022 on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • That’s a Wrap

    Class 21-16, the final fiscal year 2021 Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class, graduated thirty-two aviators, Oct. 1, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • Easterling accepts command of Firebirds

    Lt. Col. Jason Barlow relinquished command of the 43rd Flying Training Squadron to Lt. Col. David Easterling Jr., during a change of command ceremony, Aug. 26, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • Aim high Airman

    One Captain, Twenty 1st Lieutenants, and nine 2nd Lieutenants, graduated from SUPT (Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training), becoming the U.S. Air Forces newest aviators, July 30, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

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