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  • 33rd FW hosts 19th AF Aircrew Human Performance Summit

    The 33rd Fighter Wing hosted the second inaugural Aircrew Human Performance Summit in Fort Walton Beach, FL, April 29 - May 3, 2024. The conference brought together subject matter experts within the aircrew performance community in an effort to re-optimize for great power competition. Aircrew

  • Columbus Leans Into Agile Rapid Excellence

    Columbus Air Force Base graduates the first Fighter/Bomber Fundamentals class. F/BF is a new syllabus for students after Undergraduate Pilot Training, combining T-38 Graduate Pilot Training and T-38 Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals. This class is the first in the United States Air Force to

  • UPT Class 24-06 Graduation

    Twenty-eight Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-06, graduated on 15 March 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their

  • From ground to sky: the critical role of SARM

    In the clear blue skies above Del Rio, Texas, Team XL dominates the horizon. The roar of training aircraft is made possible, not just by the pilots in the cockpits, but also by the meticulous efforts of those on the ground.

  • RPP application process open through Dec. 9

    Active duty Air Force officers and enlisted Airmen who are interested in becoming rated officers can apply for the Spring 2024 Air Force Rated Preparatory Program now through Dec. 9, 2023.

  • T-7A Red Hawk visits Vance enroute to Edwards AFB for testing

    Student and instructor pilots from the 71st Flying Training Wing got a unique preview of a T-7A Redhawk Tuesday as it transited from the manufacturing plant in St. Louis, Missouri, to Edwards Air Force Base, California, for Phase III testing.

  • Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy Helps Turn Dreams to Reality

    Cadet Maria Hall is a fifth-year senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. An active member of the Corps of Cadets, Hall continues to pursue her passion to become an Air Force fighter pilot, a dream she’s had since she was 11 years old.