Air Education and Training Command News

  • Air Force to institute new method to protect PII

    Air Force officials announced Feb. 6, 2018, emails containing personally identifiable information, and similar numeric constructs, will be blocked from transmission unless the email is encrypted. For members unable to send or receive encrypted emails, members will be directed to utilize the AMRDEC

  • Dragons feed Gulf Coast

    Eighty-nine Keesler Airmen volunteered to support the Feeding the Gulf Coast organization Jan. 16 in Biloxi, Mississippi, which provides hunger relief to 24 counties along the Gulf Coast.“We rescued 14,405 pounds of produce, 5,110 pounds of dry goods and 1,481 pounds of bakery donations,” said

  • Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations

    Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.

  • Top doc checks up on Keesler Medical Center

    Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, toured the Keesler Medical Center, Oct. 17, exploring their mission and meeting the personnel who accomplish it.During his tour, he visited more than 10 different units in the 81st Medical Group to include mammography, emergency department,

  • Holm Center receives General Welsh One Air Force Award

    Air University Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development was awarded the General Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award during the 2017 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyberspace Conference Sept. 18, 2017. Members from the Holm Center staff were in attendance at the

  • F-35 complete first European training deployment

    Eight F-35A Lightning IIs from the 34th Fighter Squadron, along with supporting units and equipment from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, completed the first F-35A training deployment to Europe, May 7, 2017.

  • Keesler MDG Airmen perform first robotic surgery in AF

    Members of the 81st Surgical Operations Squadron performed the Air Force’s first robotic surgery at the Keesler Medical Center here March 28. Maj. Lauren Buck, 81st MSGS general surgeon, and her surgical team performed a robotic ventral hernia repair. Buck has experience with the da Vinci Si

  • Grim Reaper finds his rage

    For only the second time at Eglin Air Force Base, a Naval Aviator has been selected to dual qualify in the U.S. Navy’s F-35C and the Air Force’s F-35A.

  • Air Force begins migrating email to cloud-based system in 2017

    The dreaded “your mailbox is full” message is soon to be a thing of the past under a recent directive by the Air Force Space Command to realign resources to more critical priorities and outsourcing services like email.   The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center and Air Force Network Integration

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