Air Education and Training Command News

  • Holloman, joint partners sharpen ACE skills

    Since arriving in Hawaii, Airmen from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, continue training with the Marine Corps and other Air Force units here during exercise Agile Combat Employment Reaper.This two-week joint exercise is designed to sharpen combat readiness, increase strategic impact, and

  • Renowned test pilot Chuck Yeager dies

    Probably his most notable achievement was piloting the Bell X-1 experimental rocket plane, in which he became the first human to fly faster than the speed of sound in 1947, shortly after the founding of the U.S. Air Force as a separate service.

  • California Airman aces 15-block AGE course at Sheppard AFB

    Airman Ryan D. Elmer, from Santa Rosa, California, achieved perfect scores in the 361st Training Squadron's aerospace ground equipment apprentice course during the 15 blocks of instruction that spanned 87 training days. He graduated Nov. 27, 2019.

  • Two 364th TRS students at Sheppard AFB earn ACE award

    To earn the ACE award, an Airman must maintain a 100% average throughout an entire training course. Two Airmen from the 364th Training Squadron electrical and environmental course were able to remain dedicated to their training and earn this noteworthy award.

  • Sheppard Airman aces aerospace ground equipment course

    Fifteen blocks of instruction. Eighty seven training days. Countless hours of hard work and dedication. This is what it takes to become an Air Force aerospace ground equipment apprentice. Airman 1st Class Cole R. Davidson, an Oregon native and 361st TRS aerospace ground equipment apprentice, did

  • Pennsylvania native aces munitions systems apprentice course

    Ace awards are not just given they are earned through sweat and determination. An Airman who receives the ace award are an embodiment of the Air Force's third core value - excellence in all we do. To receive the Ammo Ace Award the student must achieve a 100 percent on all seven block tests in the

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