Air Education and Training Command News

  • The basic COVID experience

    One week before COVID-19 precautions were established in response to the world-wide pandemic, a new flight of trainees arrived for basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 10, 2020.“We had a normal week of basic training and then everything started to close down,”

  • Controlling the air space through COVID-19

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Air Force has continued to protect our air space and carry out the mission while facing challenges. To mitigate and prepare for the potential loss of manning of the air traffic controllers in Air Education and Training Command, an ATC rapid response team has

  • Portable exercise equipment ‘working out’ during COVID

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Physical readiness has long been a priority for the U.S. Air Force, and now as COVID-19 is posing restrictions on fitness centers, portable training units located throughout the base are providing a convenient option for service members.

  • AFJROTC flies, fights and wins vs COVID-19

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets continue to strive and thrive across the nation and around the word despite ever-changing coronavirus constraints.

  • AFJROTC flies, fights and wins vs COVID-19

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets continue to strive and thrive across the nation and around the word despite ever-changing coronavirus constraints.

  • Altus NCOA graduates excel in new virtual format

    Two non-commissioned officers from the 97th Air Mobility Wing recently completed their NCO Academy coursework all from the comfort of their homes. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Seth Roese with the 97th Operation Support Squadron and Tech. Sgt. Corey Targos with the 97th Training Squadron are members of

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