Air Education and Training Command News

  • New 50th FTS commander steps up

    Lt. Col. Nathaniel Wilds relinquished command to the new incoming 50th Flying Training Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Paul Anderson during a change of command ceremony April 30, 2021.

  • 50th FTS commemorates Vietnam POW with painting

    The 50th Flying Training Squadron at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, paid homage to Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Gene” Smith, Vietnam prisoner of war and former 50th FTS commander, by placing a symbol of their squadron’s heritage on November 13, 2020.The symbol is a painting of an

  • Instructor pilot strengthens airfield readiness through beta app

    To innovate and improve the process Capt. McKenzie Kane, 50th Flying Training Squadron Instructor pilot, has been designing an application over the past year to display such information called AF Status. AF Status is now being used to replace a dated process to disseminate pre-flight information

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