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  • The TITAN arena initiative: HPT prioritizes pilot health

    Effectively operating a Fourth or Fifth-Generation fighter jet requires the human body to surpass extraordinary physical and mental heights. Spending hours upon hours strapped into the confined space of a cockpit, fighter pilots endure a constant barrage of extreme G-force at dangerous altitudes

  • Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy Helps Turn Dreams to Reality

    Cadet Maria Hall is a fifth-year senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. An active member of the Corps of Cadets, Hall continues to pursue her passion to become an Air Force fighter pilot, a dream she’s had since she was 11 years old.

  • Training in a different reality

    With the rapid advancement of technology, U.S. Air Force undergraduate pilot training has grown to match the pace. Airmen are learning at a faster rate and gaining better skills with the continual improvements to the training program.  

  • Women in Aviation: Capt. Orchydia Sackey

    “I remember growing up in my journey to becoming a pilot, thinking that I could not do it because I had not seen many women do it. I had not seen many people of color do it. In my position now, I think about being the example for a young girl who might have that same desire that I did.”

  • Columbus | Remembrance; A promise kept

    A Remembrance Ceremony for U.S. Air Force Maj. David Brodeur was held at Columbus Air Force Base, on Jan. 5, 2022. During this time of remembrance, the 50th Flying Training Squadron wanted to follow through on a promise made by Brodeur to Tech. Sgt. Joseph Cannada, 14th Flying Training Wing Client

  • Former boom operator instructor returns to Altus as pilot

    U.S. Air Force 2nd. Lt. Bryan Lee, 54th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker student pilot, isn’t a stranger to the local area. In fact, Lee has spent a good portion of his career at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.