Air Education and Training Command News

  • Virtual reality centerpiece for 362nd Innovation Expo

    The 362nd Training Squadron hosted an innovation expo on Thursday, July 28, 2022, to demonstrate the new ways they are optimizing the students' learning environment through the use of virtual reality technology.

  • Ploetz takes command of 82nd Training Group

    The 82nd Training Group welcomed new leadership July 8, 2022, when Col. Charles G. Ploetz took command of the organization known as Aircraft Maintenance University. Col. John C. Lofton the III relinquished command.

  • Lofton set to retire after 30 years of service

    82nd Training Group Commander Col. John C. Lofton III's Air Force journey will end where it began as he is set to hang up his uniform and leave the Air Force from the very place he started more than 30 years ago. He will relinquish command during a ceremony on July 7, 2022, and retire on a later

  • Orgeron takes command of 80th FTW, ENJJPT

    Col. Brad E. Orgeron took command of the 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 24, 2022. Col. Robert F. Haas Jr. relinquished command.

  • Haas set to hang up flight suit after almost 27 years of service

    Col. Robert F. Haas Jr.’s life has admittedly been full of unplanned journeys. His almost 27-year adventure as an Air Force officer and aviator will come to a close June 24, 2022, when he relinquishes command of the 80th Flying Training Wing here and retires from the service.

  • The Commons creates 'dynamic environment' for Airmen, families

    82nd Training Wing and installation Commander Brig. Gen. Lyle K. Drew and the team at the 82nd Force Support Squadron have taken Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr.'s to desire create a dynamic environment to heart as they've taken an uncommon approach to creating a dynamic

  • 300 sorties makes for an Awesome Day at ENJJPT

    The 80th Flying Training Wing came together with a goal of setting a new record for the number of sorties flown at the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, making their efforts an Awesome Day for the program.

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