Air Education and Training Command News

  • First 433rd AES crew trains on KC-46A Pegasus

    Reserve Citizen Airmen in the 433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland trained for the first time aboard a KC-46A Pegasus March 8-10, learning and practicing their aeromedical skills on the new aircraft.

  • Retired maintainer shares story of resilience; hope

    Don’t judge a book by its cover.That’s how the saying goes.If Master Sgt. James Rials, retired production supervisor for the 803rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here, was a book, his cover would give off the impression of someone who has worked hard his whole life. You might notice his wedding ring;

  • Reserve MTI embraces challenges, follows path to dream come true

    Tech. Sgt. Sharon Collado is a Reserve military training instructor supervisor of the 433rd Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. She joined the Air Force in 2002 to be an information manager/knowledge operations specialist, and set off on a journey that led her to a variety

  • 340th Airmen featured in "Profiles in Leadership" program

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Two members of the 340th Flying Training Group are featured in the Air Force Reserve Profiles in Leadership, Volume 5.Selected to for their exceptional performance, selfless sacrifices, and exemplary leadership skills were Lt. Col. Matt Cummins, 70th Flying

  • Resiliency: MTI shares journey from Article 15 to stan/eval leader

    Master Sgt. Nickole Rhodes, a military training instructor with the 433rd Training Squadron – the only Reserve MTI unit in the Air Force, shares her story to offer encouragement to Airmen who might be struggling to overcome hardships and adversity – past or present.

  • We grow Airmen - Reserve teams guide student through UPT mine-field

    When 1st Lt. Mike Lane, Air National Guard member, arrived at Sheppard Air Force Base in May 2017 for undergraduate pilot training, he was beyond excited about his future and the chance to achieve his childhood dream of flying the F-16."Being a Viper (F-16) pilot is what I've always wanted to do,"

  • An Airman’s Story: From homeless child to squadron superintendent

    As a child, Tricia Adolphues lived in a car with her mom, little brother and sister shortly after moving to South Central Los Angeles, California. Today, the Air Force Reserve senior master sergeant is the 5th Flying Training Squadron superintendent at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

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