Air Education and Training Command News

  • CAFB Airman joins excellence legacy

    The USAF Thunderbirds are an elite aerial performance team known for demonstrating the incredible capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, a multi-role fighter jet. Columbus Air Force Base’s very own Tech. Sgt. Teddrick Thibodeaux, 14th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment (AFE)

  • 14th FTW Airman is 2020 AETC Air Field Equipment SNCO of the Year

    Master Sgt. Michael Rosatone, 14th Aircrew Flight Equipment Flight superintendent, was recognized as the Air Education and Training Command Outstanding Air Field Equipment Senior Non Commissioned Officer of the Year for 2020. While the award recognizes personal achievement, Rosatone credits his

  • Aircrew Flight Equipment shop provides pilots with life-saving equipment

    Senior Master Sgt. Kenny Shearer, the 173rd Aircrew Flight Equipment superintendent at Kingsley Field, Oregon, says he would prefer his career stay out of the spotlight. “It’s a thankless job, and I would prefer it stay thankless,” he says. “I would prefer it to be something that never gets used.”

  • Leaders in air, space and parachutes

    Airmen from the 47th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment flight have gone geospatial. Well – kind of. On March 26, 2019, Tommy Sondag and Staff Sgt. Jake Strait, 47th OSS aircrew flight equipment parachute technicians, made their way east to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston,

  • Columbus AFE keeps pilot production going

    The U.S. Air Force is known for its air supremacy around the globe, and pilots are recognized for their ability to keep the skies safe from America’s enemies. But who keeps the pilots safe?

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