Air Education and Training Command News

  • Sheppard grads make face covers to combat COVID-19

    Aircrew flight equipment and other aircraft maintenance career field graduates have put their sewing skills to work to create thousands of cloth face covers out of garments like old uniforms. The race to provide another precautionary measure to the combat toolkit against COVID-19 began in earnest

  • Senior DOD Official, Joint Staff Surgeon Provide COVID-19 Update

    Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, and Air Force Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Paul Friedrichs, Joint Staff surgeon, updated reporters on the Defense Department's support of the nation's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 433rd AW mobilizes medics for COVID-19 response

    In less than 36 hours, nine medics from the 433rd Airlift Wing and an Individual Mobilization Augmentee from the 59th Medical Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland mobilized and deployed to New York City on a C-5M Super Galaxy April 5, 2020, to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Stopping the spread: JBSA mitigating risks during pandemic

    Ensuring COVID-19 does not spread among Joint Base San Antonio personnel, their families, and the local community is a priority, and measures are being taken to prevent spread of the disease and to ensure contaminated areas are cleaned appropriately before put back to use.

  • Leader perspective: Be the calm in the storm

    The Mission and Installation Contracting Command is answering the call to one of our nation’s greatest challenges as we aggressively fight to kill the enemy we all know as Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Whether you find yourself walking the grounds and assessing the blank canvass of the next field

  • DOD Continually Examines, Modifies COVID-19 Response

    The Defense Department is adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic and leaders at all levels are looking at resources, processes and personnel needed to fight the virus, Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the defense secretary for public affairs, said.

  • An Open Letter to the Warhawk Family

    Our Gateway Wing has the high honor of being deemed Mission Essential. We are the largest training wing in the Air Force, responsible for building Airmen and strengthening the partnerships we need to compete, deter, and win. We are the Gateway to the Air Force, and in many respects, the Gateway to

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