Air Education and Training Command News

  • MQ-9 makes its debut at RIMPAC SINKEX 2022

    The first-ever use of a U.S. Air Force MQ-9A Reaper, a remotely piloted aircraft, during a Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 sinking exercise (SINKEX), July 12.Participating in the SINKEX provided an opportunity for units from Australia, Canada, Malaysia and the U.S. to test weapons and systems in a

  • AFIMSC set to begin Red Hawk beddown efforts at JBSA 

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center has the greenlight to move forward with major construction work to support the beddown of a new aircraft and training mission at JBSA-Randolph, Texas.The Air Force signed a record of decision (ROD)

  • FAIP heritage aircraft revealed

    The 14th Flying Training Wing unveiled its newest heritage series painted aircraft on May 13, 2022, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • AFSOC commander inspires UPT Class 22-09

    Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-09, consisting of 23 officers, graduated from UPT, on April 6, 2022, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, was the distinguished speaker for the graduation ceremony.

  • Achievement unlocked; SUPT class 22-05 graduates

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-05 has joined its predecessors in earning their wings. Each student has flown nearly 200 hours over a 54-week training period in the T-6A Texan II and T-1A Jayhawk or T-38C Talon, depending on which type of aircraft they have been selected to fly.

  • Class 22-04 graduates, earns their wings

    Twenty-four officers prevailed after a year of training, earning the right to become Air Force pilots. Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-04 earned their wings at their graduation ceremony on January 18 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Class 22-04 graduates, earns their wings

    Twenty-four officers prevailed after a year of training, earning the right to become Air Force pilots. Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-04 earned their wings at their graduation ceremony on January 18 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • 97 AMW commander visits Laughlin AFB pilot students

    Airmen from the 58th Airlift Squadron and Col. Blaine Baker, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, flew a C-17 Globemaster III to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 9-10, 2021, where Baker gave a speech at a pilot training graduation ceremony and allowed student pilots to tour an aircraft they could

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