Air Education and Training Command News

  • Wills takes command of 19th Air Force overseeing flying training

    With the sounds of freedom and flying training as the backdrop, Maj. Gen. Craig D. Wills took the reins of the 19th Air Force from Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty during a change of command ceremony at Hangar 4 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, June 13, 2019.

  • International environment, innovation to headline 21st-century pilot training

    The 77th meeting of the ENJJPT Steering Committee, which is the governing body of the world’s only internationally manned and operated pilot training program, was held at Sheppard AFB March 11-15 to give representatives from partner nations an opportunity to discuss the physical and financial health

  • Team BLAZE connects with students during MSU’s Engineering Day

    Several members from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, showcased new innovative technology, the 14th Flying Training Wing is using to revolutionize pilot training, to high school students March 4 at Mississippi State University’s Engineering Day.

  • 19th AF commander engages Airmen, promotes transparency

    SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas--Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander, has made it a priority to visit all of the flying training wings to immerse Airmen in important issues pertaining to the Numbered Air Force. Recently, he visited Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas to officiate the 80th

  • Test pilot briefs T-6 nation

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas—An F-16 Fighting Falcon’s sustained 9 g-force break turn is no small matter on a normal day.  Imagine yourself there. Your head weighs 180 pounds and your arms are pinned to the stick and throttle; let go of your breath the wrong way, and you watch the world

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