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Air Education and Training Command News

  • Sheppard shovels out from under historic snowstorm

    After a crippling winter weather that halted technical and pilot training at Sheppard AFB for a week is becoming an afterthought of sorts as snow and ice disappears from the North Texas landscape and the installation prepares to get training under way again.

  • Columbus AFB hosts two graduations amidst COVID-19 regulations

    Thirty-two pilots graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. on Dec. 11, 2020.In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the larger class was spilt up into two ceremonies, allowing proper social distancing among the graduates and family members

  • AETC general talks pilot training at Alamo ACE

    In order to maintain readiness, the Air Force is utilizing innovation and technology to transform pilot training to be faster while also teaching skills that will make effective warfighters, according to the Air National Guard assistant to the commander at Air Education and Training Command who

  • SUPT class 21-02 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 21-02 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 13, 2020. Laughlin is home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman

  • Cancer survivor realizing dream of becoming pilot

    At 18 years old, all Charles Boynton knew was that he wanted to fly. He was infatuated with the thrill and limitless feeling of the sky, but a testicular cancer diagnosis in 2018 threatened to shoot down those dreams. More than two years later, he's set to soar again after surviving his cancer and

  • SUPT Class 21-01 graduates

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 21-01 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 23, 2020. Laughlin is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st

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