Air Education and Training Command News

  • VCSAF Wilson recognizes Maxwell AFB MDG

    In order to properly support the DoD’s lines of efforts towards COVID-19, protecting people, ensuring mission readiness and supporting the whole-of-nation response, the medical professionals at the 42nd Medical Group stepped up to the challenge with tactfulness and ingenuity.

  • Air University’s Barnes Center begins beta-testing for ALS DLC

    The Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education has begun a beta-test of its completely updated Airman Leadership School Distance Learning Course, ALS DLC 1.0. It is scheduled for release to Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen in November 2020.The Noncommissioned Officer Distance

  • OTS commissions first Space Force officers

    Air University’s Officer Training School commissioned its first two U.S. Space Force officers Oct. 16, 2020 at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The OTS mission has historically been to properly educate and train Air Force officers to be prepared for the field, that mission has now been expanded to

  • Photos: Air University officers transfer to U.S. Space Force

    Air University officers raise their right hand and recite the Oath of Office, officially leaving the Air Force and joining the U.S. Space Force, during a virtual ceremonial swear-in, Oct. 5, 2020, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Col. Niki Lindhorst, Space Chair to Air University, presided over the

  • Gunter NCO Academy reopens after nearly a decade

    The Gunter Noncommissioned Officer Academy on Maxwell-Gunter Annex reopened Oct. 1, 2020, after nearly a decade, to meet the Air Force’s increased demand for effective development of NCOs.Gunter NCOA suspended operations in 2013, when Air Education and Training Command introduced a blended learning

  • Air University Press release: The Better Mind of Space

    In The Better Mind of Space, Maj. Matthew L. Lohmeier, explores space and space culture from two distinct perspectives: traditional and emergent. The former has shaped the current military space culture.This Air Command and Staff College Wright Flyer series paper was selected for excellence in

  • Air University’s yearlong schools open with in-residence teaching

    Air University’s yearlong schools have started the new academic year with students attending classes in person.The School of Advanced Air and Space Studies started teaching on July 7, Air War College opened its doors to students July 21 and Air Command and Staff College classes start Aug 10.Air

  • SOS goes virtual with VIR-remote coursework during pandemic

    In today’s pandemic world, using remote, virtual connections via computer technology is fast becoming the norm at an ever-growing number of colleges and universities. Recently joining that new norm is the latest class at Air University’s Squadron Officer School, which started teaching its students

  • Air Force releases JADO doctrine

    Annex 3-1, Department of the Air Force role in JADO, builds on the doctrine note signed by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein in March, and the direction to deter and defeat adversaries from the National Defense Strategy.

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