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To train & educate the world's finest Airmen to deliver Airpower for America.
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, evasion, resistance, and escape (SERE) training. 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.
Commander, Nineteenth Air Force
Deputy Commander, Nineteenth Air Force
Capt. Lamar Reece, 97th Air Mobility Wing deputy chaplain, from Summerville, South Carolina, served enlisted for nine years before commissioning as a chaplain to further his Air Force career.
Laughlin Air Force Base recently launched its newest gaming team. Comprised of skilled Airmen, the Laughlin Gaming Team is on a mission to showcase their unwavering teamwork and dedication and emerge as champions in the competitive gaming realm.
Airmen from the 97th Operations Group and the 97th Operations Support Squadron launched a high-altitude weather balloon from the Sooner Drop Zone on June 15, 2023.
Maj. Gen. Clark J. Quinn assumed command of Nineteenth Air Force during a ceremony here June 5, 2023. Lt. Gen. Brian S. Robinson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, presided over the ceremony and welcomed Quinn as the newest leader within AETC.
Command Chief, 51st Fighter Wing, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea