19th Air Force


To train & educate the world's finest Airmen to deliver Airpower for America.

 About Us:

19th Air Force is responsible for the training of more than 30,000 U.S. and allied students annually in numerous specialties ranging from aircrews, remotely piloted aircraft    crews, air battle managers, weapons directors, Air Force Academy Airmanship programs, and survival, escape, resistance, and evasion Specialists. They execute operational-level command and control of all formal aircrew flying training missions within Air Education and Training Command and provide Airmen with a 5th generation, cross-domain warrior mindset to the Combat Air Forces, Mobility Air Forces, and Special Operations Air Forces to sustain the combat capability of the United States Air Force.


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DSN: 487-1920   Commercial: (210) 652-1920



               14th Flying Training Wing       97th Air Mobility Wing       33rd Fighter Wing       47th Flying Training Wing       56th Fighter Wing

               71st Flying Training Wing       80th Flying Training Wing       314th Airlift Wing       58th Special Operations Wing       12th Flying Training Wing


                                                       Holloman Air Force Base


19th Air Force News

  • Exercise Zia Sun

    The 354th Fighter Squadron from Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona; 9th Air Support Operations Squadron from Fort Hood, Texas; 3rd ASOS, 7th ASOS, and 16th ASOS from Fort Bliss, Texas; 311th FS and 29th Attack Squadron from Holloman AFB, recently trained together in Exercise Zia Sun, at Centennial Range, New Mexico, Sept. 28 – Oct. 9.
  • F-35A, A-10 demo teams brief capabilities to Laughlin students

    The A-10 Demonstration team from Davis-Monthan Air Force, Arizona, and the F-35 Demonstration team from Hill AFB, Utah, are touring the Air Force’s Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training bases to brief students in training on their capabilities. 
  • Ghanaian Airman obtains U.S. citizenship through service, trains future combat aviators

    The road to citizenship for Airman 1st Class Gaddiel Acquaah, a 47th Operations Support Squadron aerospace physiology technician at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, certainly wasn’t without hardships. Now, he plays an important role in Laughlin’s mission of training future combat aviators.
  • Activation ceremony heralds new chapter in trainer aircraft maintenance story

    A trainer aircraft maintenance training center that will serve the needs of Air Education and Training Command for decades to come will be activated during a ceremony at 10:15 a.m., Oct. 29, in Hangar 62 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph.


  • 42nd ABW defenders support Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 4 women and nearly 1 in 10 men have been a victim of domestic violence during their lifetime, including military members and their families.
  • All-female CCATT saves life of infant

    A 59th Medical Wing Pediatric Critical Care Air Transport Team from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland provided care to a five-month-old patient on board a C-17 Globemaster III headed to California Oct. 9. The patient and his family were traveling from the neonatal intensive care unit in Hawaii to Texas.
  • MTI recruiter swaps campaign cover for RED HORSE cap

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – An Air Force Reserve military training instructor and MTI
  • Italian Air Force members teach future MQ-9 Reaper aircrew at Holloman

    Maj. Alessio Battistella, 29th Attack Squadron, MQ-9 Reaper instructor pilot, and Senior Master Sgt. Andrea Orsi, 29th ATKS MQ-9 instructor sensor operator, both members of the Italian air force and former students here, are now instructor evaluators for future MQ-9 aircrew.

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