Air Education and Training Command News

  • AU Library makes women’s exhibit available online during pandemic

    “We are excited to have recently launched the new web exhibit and resource guide on Women’s Equality Day in honor of the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment,” said Dr. Mehmed Ali, Air University Library academic services director. “The guide is our small contribution

  • AFJROTC Flight Academy flying again in 2021

    The COVID-19 coronavirus forced Headquarters AFJROTC to shut down the Flight Academy for 2020. However, AFJROTC high school cadets who will be 17 by July 9, 2021, and are interested in earning a Private Pilot’s Certification are encouraged to apply by Nov. 25.

  • Air University’s Barnes Center begins beta-testing for ALS DLC

    The Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education has begun a beta-test of its completely updated Airman Leadership School Distance Learning Course, ALS DLC 1.0. It is scheduled for release to Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen in November 2020.The Noncommissioned Officer Distance

  • OTS commissions first Space Force officers

    Air University’s Officer Training School commissioned its first two U.S. Space Force officers Oct. 16, 2020 at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The OTS mission has historically been to properly educate and train Air Force officers to be prepared for the field, that mission has now been expanded to

  • Photos: Air University officers transfer to U.S. Space Force

    Air University officers raise their right hand and recite the Oath of Office, officially leaving the Air Force and joining the U.S. Space Force, during a virtual ceremonial swear-in, Oct. 5, 2020, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Col. Niki Lindhorst, Space Chair to Air University, presided over the

  • Gunter NCO Academy reopens after nearly a decade

    The Gunter Noncommissioned Officer Academy on Maxwell-Gunter Annex reopened Oct. 1, 2020, after nearly a decade, to meet the Air Force’s increased demand for effective development of NCOs.Gunter NCOA suspended operations in 2013, when Air Education and Training Command introduced a blended learning

  • AU official recognized with Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award

    The Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award honors military members and Department of Defense civilian employees, men and women, who have supported the DoD mission, overseas contingency operations, or whose attributes best epitomized the qualities and core values of their respective Military

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