Air Education and Training Command News

  • 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

  • Altus NCOA graduates excel in new virtual format

    Two non-commissioned officers from the 97th Air Mobility Wing recently completed their NCO Academy coursework all from the comfort of their homes. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Seth Roese with the 97th Operation Support Squadron and Tech. Sgt. Corey Targos with the 97th Training Squadron are members of

  • Flexibility essential during pandemic: NCOA builds first-ever virtual course

    The first-ever virtual, in-residence Enlisted Professional Military Education Course at the Robert D. Gaylor Non-Commissioned Officer Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is now available to students across the country. The inaugural course started June 15 and the first graduation is scheduled

  • Class is back in session for AU's Barnes Center

    After a short break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education has begun virtual in-residence remote courses, June 1, 2020. The courses currently in session are the Chiefs Leadership Course and three Noncommissioned Officer Academies: Airey, Vosler and Kadena.

  • Airey NCOA moves to Maxwell awaiting Tyndall reconstruction

    In late 2018, Tyndall Air Force Base sustained severe damage from Hurricane Michael, affecting nearly every building and mission on the installation. Among those impacted by the storm, the Airey Noncommissioned Officer Academy faced the loss of their learning environment.

  • Mathies NCOA: Developing enlisted leaders

    More than 750 NCOs walk through the double doors of the Mathies NCO Academy on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, every year. After six weeks, they walk out ready to make their Air Force a better, more capable organization.The mission of the MNCOA is to educate NCOs to manage and lead innovative

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