Air Education and Training Command News

  • Richardson takes command of 42nd Air Base Wing

    Richardson received his commission in 1998 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at South Dakota State University. He serviced in a variety of assignments at major command, forward operating agency, secretariat, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, combatant command, and Joint Staff levels.

  • Cantwell takes command of Holm Center

    Brig. Gen. Houston Cantwell took command of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development from Brig. Gen. Leslie Maher during a change of command ceremony, July 28, 2022.

  • AFROTC grants accommodations for first Sikh cadet

    Cadet Gursharan Virk, a sophomore information assurance major at Detachment 255 at University of Iowa, is now allowed to wear Sikhism ceremonial accessories and abide by the religion’s grooming standards, which includes wearing a turban, necklace and bracelet, while having an uncut beard, in

  • Air University commander experiences AFROTC Field Training

    Lt. Gen. James Hecker, commander and president of Air University, visited Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi, July 13 to observe the training and evaluation of cadets at Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Field Training 2021. Though the training usually takes place at

  • Air Force ROTC takes over Camp Shelby for field training

    Air Force ROTC will train and evaluate nearly 3,500 ROTC cadets, or 1.5 times the traditional number, during an “extraordinary” version of field training this summer at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi, from May through July.

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