Air Education and Training Command News

  • MDG shines during Ready Eagle exercise

    The 82nd Medical Group wrapped up a week-long training program to hone their medical readiness skills Sept. 17, 2021, with a mass casualty exercise.

  • New 2nd AF commander ready to train, develop, lead Airmen of tomorrow

    The 2nd Air Force’s newest commander, Maj. Gen. Michele C. Edmondson, completed her first official visit to the largest technical training wing in the Air Force, Aug. 25, 2021, giving her an opportunity to witness real-time training and observe the newest technology used to train today’s Airmen for

  • Drew takes command of 82nd TRW, set to develop Airmen AF needs

    Brig. Gen. Lyle K. Drew took command of 82nd Training Wing, the largest and most diverse of the four technical wings in Air Education and Training Command and Air Force, during a change of command ceremony here. Maj. Gen. Andrea D. Tullos, 2nd Air Force commander, officiated the ceremony.

  • St.Sauver takes 82nd MSG guidon, set to advance Sheppard mission

    The 82nd Mission Support Group welcomed its new leader July 7, 2021, during a ceremony that saw Col. Charles “Andy” St.Sauver take command, replacing Col. Joshua DeMotts. Brig. Gen. Kenyon K. Bell, 82nd Training Wing commander, officiated the ceremony.

  • AC-130W Stinger II adds modern relevance to technical training

    A new aircraft arrived here Oct. 19, 2020, that will provide some much-needed firepower and an advanced training platform for armament and crew chief Airmen in Training in the near future. The AC-130W Stinger II from Cannon AFB, New Mexico, will serve as a new ground instructional trainer for ammo

  • 82nd TRW leadership team visits new Sheppard training asset

    Brig. Gen. Kenyon Bell, 82nd Training Wing commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Diena Mosely, visited their new teammates Sept. 28-30 in the 381st Training Group at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, to check out the group’s mission.

  • AETC senior leaders visit new Sheppard unit

    Air Education and Training Command Commander Lt. Gen. Brad Webb and Chief Master Sgt. Erik Thompson, AETC command chief, visited the command’s and Sheppard Air Force Base’s newest training asset Sept. 29, 2020 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

  • Metals tech training the foundation for NCO's innovative success

    Tech. Sgt. Ryan McBride, the noncommissioned officer in charge of the 19th Maintenance Squadron’s metals technology shop at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, was on the right side of a success story when his idea to have a C-130J Super Hercules hydraulic pump bracket fabricated using 3D printing technology

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