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,”

  • 81st TRG holds CPI workshop to focus on innovation

    A Continuous Process Improvement workshop was held at Matero Hall on October 1 to discuss the 81st Training Group military training leaders roles and initiatives.MTLs and members from the 81st TRG reviewed current processes, shared best practices and identified ways to improve during the workshop.

  • 97 AMW Conducts First KC-46 Flight at Altus

    A KC-46 Pegasus took off from Altus Air Force Base on an operational mission for the first time Feb. 21, 2019, marking another milestone for the 97th Air Mobility Wing.

  • Air University hosts education summit

    Air University hosted its first K-12 Education Summit Jan. 9, 2019, in order to start a dialogue about enhancing and improving the educational opportunities available to students throughout the River Region.

  • SecAF, DoD, industry leaders share stage at 2018 AFITC

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and the service’s new assistant secretary for acquisitions, technology and logistics, Dr. Will Roper, are two of the military keynote speakers sharing the stage with industry leaders at this year’s Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference.

  • Forging the 46

    U.S. Air Force leaders and Oklahoma community partners were in attendance for the historical reactivation of the 56th Air Refueling Squadron and the dedication of the KC-46A Pegasus formal training center, Aug. 30, 2016, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

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