Air Education and Training Command News

  • Let’s Talk Turkey: Blackout Wednesday

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- A cultural phenomenon known as Blackout Wednesday encourages social binge drinking on Thanksgiving Eve. That has law enforcement and traffic safety officials concerned about a spike in drunk driving crashes and deaths this week. Thanksgiving Eve may not get

  • METC AMSA instructor aids car crash victims

    Tech. Sgt. Jessica Lazaro, her husband and two small children were driving along the outer loop of South 1604 the night of October 17, 2021 when they passed an accident scene on the side of the rural road.“We drove past some traffic and I noticed one of the cars was pretty smashed up, so there had

  • AETC turns 80: First Step, First Flight, First Command

    Air Education and Training Command celebrates its 80th anniversary Jan. 23, 2022, with the overarching theme being, “First Step, First Flight, First Command,” signifying the command’s foundational impact across the Air Force in developing Airmen of character.

  • Advancing cyber warfare training with escape room

    Accelerating and changing the possibilities of learning, the 333rd Training Squadron implemented a new cyber escape room to test knowledge and sharpen the skillsets of cyber warfare students.The students are put into a simulated hostile scenario, requiring them to think critically and apply their

  • Altus, Luke AFB aircrews team up for air refueling training

    Task force AGILE JESTER from the 54th Air Refueling Squadron teamed up with Airmen from the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and the Arizona Air National Guard to complete an air refueling training exercise, Nov. 15-19, 2021.

  • MTL of the Year inspired by family, colleagues

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Inspired by a deeply rooted military household with a history of service and self-sacrifice, Tech. Sgt. Austin Meier grew up unwaveringly willing to serve. It wasn’t just one parent in Meier’s family who committed to defending our nation. His parents,

  • Star Talks Holidays and New Album on AFRS Radio Program

    World renowned singer, Kelly Clarkson, joined an Air Force Recruiting Service host for the “Red, White and Air Force Blue Christmas” radio show. The program has been a staple of armed forces holiday entertainment for over two decades and has featured scores of major recording artists through the

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