Air Education and Training Command

Air Education and Training Command The Air Education and Training Command mission is to "Recruit, train and educate exceptional Airmen."

Air Education and Training Command (AETC), with headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, provides basic military training, initial and advanced technical training, flying training, and professional military and degree-granting professional education. AETC's role makes it the first command to touch the life of nearly every Air Force member.

#PilotTraining - 2nd Lt. Joshua Harms prepares for a training sortie Feb. 11, 2020 at Vance Air Force Base, Okla.  Stude...
02/17/2020

#PilotTraining - 2nd Lt. Joshua Harms prepares for a training sortie Feb. 11, 2020 at Vance Air Force Base, Okla. Student pilots at the base come to work everyday with the goal of becoming a pilot in the world's greatest Air Force!
📸 Senior Airman Taylor Crul & A1C Cameron Schultz, 71st FTW

With a crowd estimated at 100,000 looking on, 30 of the Air Force's newest Total Force enlistees were ceremoniously swor...
02/16/2020
AETC commander swears in newest Air Force enlistees at Daytona 500

With a crowd estimated at 100,000 looking on, 30 of the Air Force's newest Total Force enlistees were ceremoniously sworn into the service by AETC Command Team's Lt. Gen. Webb prior to the start of the Daytona 500 this afternoon! See more at the 🔗!
U.S. Air Force Recruiting
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In front of a crowd estimated at around 100,000 looking on, Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, swore in 20 of the Air Force’s newest enlistees prior to the start of

HAPPENING NOW: Lt. Gen. Webb, commander of AETC, is at the Daytona 500 representing the United States Air Force & will s...
02/16/2020

HAPPENING NOW: Lt. Gen. Webb, commander of AETC, is at the Daytona 500 representing the United States Air Force & will swear in the service's newest Airmen coming up later today before the race!

Started the day off at the #Daytona500 right, inspired by young men & women who have volunteered to serve in the world’s greatest Air & Space Force! These young Americans represent every core value we hold dear & can’t wait to see what heights they climb to! Also checked out the U.S. Air Force Recruiting "Shadow Strike" 4D special warfare mission experience as well- amazing! -bw

#SpotlightSunday - Master Sgt. Nickole Rhodes, a Air Force Reserve Military Training Instructor shares her story to offe...
02/16/2020
Resiliency: MTI shares journey from Article 15 to stan/eval leader

#SpotlightSunday - Master Sgt. Nickole Rhodes, a Air Force Reserve Military Training Instructor shares her story to offer encouragement to Airmen who might be struggling to overcome hardships & adversity – past or present!
340th Flying Training Group
https://go.usa.gov/xd9S6

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

02/15/2020
Holloman AFB - 49th Wing

Hey, hey....its about to be Saturday night! We know everyone knows that texting & driving isn’t #safe. Check out this fun video from Holloman AFB - 49th Wing reminding you to keep them safe, don't be weird & #DontTextAndDrive!

Everyone knows that texting and driving isn’t #safe. Holloman has a hands free device policy which means that even at red lights you shouldn’t be using your phone. This is just a friendly reminder of who you’re doing it for. Keep them safe, #DontTextAndDrive.

(#USAF video by A1C Kristin Weathersby)

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#PilotLife - A T-1 Jayhawk is prepared for a training sortie Feb. 6, 2019 at Vance Air Force Base, Okla.  #DYK the aircr...
02/15/2020

#PilotLife - A T-1 Jayhawk is prepared for a training sortie Feb. 6, 2019 at Vance Air Force Base, Okla. #DYK the aircraft is a medium-range, twin-engine jet trainer used in specialized undergraduate pilot training for students selected to fly airlift or tanker aircraft? 📸 71st FTW.

The 19th Air Force command team got a first-hand look at how Holloman AFB - 49th Wing is building the backbone of combat...
02/15/2020
19th Air Force command team sees the heart of Holloman

The 19th Air Force command team got a first-hand look at how Holloman AFB - 49th Wing is building the backbone of combat airpower during this week's visit to observe the wing's daily flying training operations & Airmen who positively impact the mission while producing operationally-ready F-16 Viper & MQ-9 Reaper aircrew!

The 19th Air Force command team got a first-hand look at how the 49th Wing is building the backbone of combat airpower by observing Holloman AFB's daily flying training operations and Airmen who

Pilot Training Next's third class marked a milestone as two students flew their first solos today at Joint Base San Anto...
02/15/2020

Pilot Training Next's third class marked a milestone as two students flew their first solos today at Joint Base San Antonio–Randolph. Lt. Gabe Cavender & Royal Air Force Flying Officer Ben Morris soloed in the T-6B Texan II, which marks the 25th day of training. After the flight, both were affectionately thrown into a swimming pool by their classmates to celebrate! Congratulations!

Part of our initial military training curriculum is drill, teaching Airmen how to work as one team, full of precision!  ...
02/14/2020
Goodfellow's 315th TRS knows the drill

Part of our initial military training curriculum is drill, teaching Airmen how to work as one team, full of precision! Check out the action from Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing's latest drill competition held Feb. 7!
https://go.usa.gov/xdXp3

Students from the 17th Training Wing participated in the 17th Training Group's Drill Competition at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 7.

🇺🇸 The Greatest Generation! U.S. Army Air Corps Tech. Sgt. Roland Dullnig was presented the French Legion of Honor by th...
02/14/2020
Army Air Corps Veteran Awarded French Legion of Honor

🇺🇸 The Greatest Generation! U.S. Army Air Corps Tech. Sgt. Roland Dullnig was presented the French Legion of Honor by the French Consulate in Houston Feb. 8 for his WWII service in the 416th Bombardment Group as a crew chief maintaining A-20 Havoc & A-26 Invaders light bomber aircraft in France. 📖 more at the 🔗!

Long-time San Antonio resident and United States Army Air Corps World War II veteran Roland Dullnig was presented the French Legion of Honor medal in San Antonio in a ceremony which included family

🗣️ New 🎙️ is on 🔥!  Check out our latest pod as we go all in on the Language Enabled Airmen Program ran by the United St...
02/14/2020
AFCLC's LEAP featured on latest "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast

🗣️ New 🎙️ is on 🔥! Check out our latest pod as we go all in on the Language Enabled Airmen Program ran by the United States Air Force Culture and Language Center (AFCLC)! It's out now on Spotify, Apple Pods & Google Play!
https://go.usa.gov/xd5Ks

A deep dive inside the Language Enabled Airmen Program is the focus of the latest episode of "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast, released Feb. 11, 2020.

As the United States Air Force continues to evolve to meet the challenges of a constantly evolving, Information Age glob...
02/14/2020
2020 to be pivotal year in transformation of maintenance, logistics tr

As the United States Air Force continues to evolve to meet the challenges of a constantly evolving, Information Age global security environment, the 82nd TRW at Sheppard Air Force Base is working to transform maintenance & logistics technical training to deliver the Airmen who will form the heart of that future force! 📖 more at the 🔗!
Second Air Force
2nd Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant

As the Air Force continues to evolve to meet the challenges of a constantly evolving, Information Age global security environment, the 82nd Training Wing is working to transform maintenance and

19th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Erik Thompson and their spo...
02/13/2020
58th Special Operations Wing hosts 19th Air Force command team, spouse

19th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Erik Thompson and their spouses visited the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. earlier this week to meet the Airmen & families that execute the wing’s mission every day! 📖 more at the 🔗!
https://go.usa.gov/xdNVK

The 19th Air Force command team and their spouses visited the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland AFB, N.M., Feb. 10-12, 2020, to meet the Airmen and families that execute the wing’s mission

Pilots & student pilots from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, are taking part in Exercise Southern Strike to increa...
02/12/2020
Columbus AFB provides aerial support for joint, multi-national exercis

Pilots & student pilots from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, are taking part in Exercise Southern Strike to increase deployment readiness & includes more than 40 units from the United States Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy & international partners!
https://go.usa.gov/xd5kZ

Pilots and student pilots at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, have and will continue to take part in exercise Southern Strike from Feb. 3-13, traveling back and forth to Gulfport, Mississippi.

Military leaders from across the state gathered at in "Mobility's Hometown" at Altus Air Force Base for the Oklahoma Com...
02/11/2020
Oklahoma military leaders converge for annual summit at Altus AFB

Military leaders from across the state gathered at in "Mobility's Hometown" at Altus Air Force Base for the Oklahoma Commanders Summit last week as part of ongoing effort to build cooperation & efficiency among the service branches. 📖 more at the 🔗!
https://go.usa.gov/xd9AV

Military leaders from across the state gathered at the 97th Air Mobility Wing for the Oklahoma Commanders Summit, Feb. 3-4, 2020, at Altus AFB. The summit is held annually at a different military

U.S. Air Force Recruiting is standing up the first Total Force Aviation Recruiting Team to conduct outreach & engagement...
02/11/2020
300 rated officers to join Total Force Aviation Recruiting Team

U.S. Air Force Recruiting is standing up the first Total Force Aviation Recruiting Team to conduct outreach & engagement activities designed to increase aviation diversity and support youth aviation awareness! 📖 more at the 🔗⬇️!
https://go.usa.gov/xd973

The Air Force's first Aviation Recruiting Team, a Total Force Recruiting program specifically designed to help reach the goals of the Chief Of Staff of the Air Force’s Rated Diversity Improvement

19th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Craig Wills & 19th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Erik Thompson are visiting...
02/11/2020

19th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Craig Wills & 19th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Erik Thompson are visiting the 58th SOW at Kirtland AFB, N.M. - check out some of the action👇!

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force Commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Erik Thompson, 19th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant, meet with leadership and Airmen of the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Feb. 10, 2020, during a multi-day visit.

Air Education and Training Command

Training Airmen to be ready to provide airspace deconfliction, command & control communications, and terminal control of...
02/10/2020

Training Airmen to be ready to provide airspace deconfliction, command & control communications, and terminal control of close air support in the most of austere of environments is not done in a single day - but it is done here in the First Command everyday! 🇺🇸

Before they can call in close air support for warfighters on the ground, Tactical Air Control Party Airmen endure hours of grueling training to prepare them for what they may encounter in deployed environments.

📸 U.S. Air Force photo by Sarayuth Pinthong

The AETC Command Team visited Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing last week, getting a first hand look at "The Goodfello...
02/10/2020
AETC Command Team visits Goodfellow

The AETC Command Team visited Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing last week, getting a first hand look at "The Goodfellow Way" vision for 2020! Check out the 🔗 to see more about their visit!
https://go.usa.gov/xd9Ve

The Air Education and Training Command command team arrived at Goodfellow AFB, Texas, Feb. 6 for an immersion tour to see first-hand how the 17th Training Wing is working to set the standard for

02/10/2020
United States Air Force

Great feature from Airman Magazine on the groundbreaking revolution in training underway at the Air Force Agency for Modeling & Simulation that aims to create the realism necessary to prepare for future threats! Check it out!
https://www.facebook.com/USairforce/posts/10159151715689989

"...you have to be ready for what's coming next and that's what the simulated environments we're trying to create are going to drive us to."

https://go.usa.gov/xdbPE

Airman Magazine

The 47th FTW at Laughlin AFB has a new initiative designed to improve morale & reduce the stigma of help-seeking behavio...
02/10/2020
PAVE rolls out on Laughlin

The 47th FTW at Laughlin AFB has a new initiative designed to improve morale & reduce the stigma of help-seeking behaviors, called PAVE, reimagines the less popular mandatory seminars used today with tools aimed to turn workplaces into healthy communities! 📖 more at the 🔗!
https://go.usa.gov/xdKJ3

Starting this month, the 47th Flying Training Wing at Laughlin AFB will begin a new initiative designed to improve morale and reduce the stigma of help-seeking behaviors. The “Professionalism,

With continuous advances in technology, the social scene as it once was has changed dramatically! Check out how the 49th...
02/09/2020
Holloman AFB creates "Connections Clubs"

With continuous advances in technology, the social scene as it once was has changed dramatically! Check out how the 49th Wing at Holloman AFB - 49th Wing has launched a new place to promote opportunities for individuals to get out of their comfort zone & to build relationships with people who have similar interests!

The 49th Wing launched a new web page to promote opportunities for individuals to get out of their comfort zone and to build relationships with people who have similar interests called "Connections

02/08/2020
37th Training Wing

🙌🔥🇺🇸 Congratulations to our United States Air Force’ 836 newest Airmen who graduated from Basic Military Training yesterday! Check out the highlights👇!

Hope you guys enjoy this highlight reel from yesterday’s Parade for #BMTGrad 🇺🇸 837 #Aimen marched down the bomb run and took their Oath of Enlistment 👏 Plus there was a little surprise to top it all off ✈️

United States Air Force | Air Education and Training Command | 37 TRW Command Chief Master Sergeant | Joint Base San Antonio

02/08/2020
U.S. Air Force Recruiting

#DYK Airmen selected for EOD training go to Sheppard Air Force Base for a prep course before heading to Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal at Eglin AFB? Learn more about the career field in this 👇 U.S. Air Force Recruiting video!

The mission of Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal units is to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of threats all over the world. The Bomb Squad, as they are best known as, have nine other mission sets that these technicians also focus on. EOD technicians are assigned to some of the most dangerous missions worldwide, yet, are one of the most diverse career fields in the Air Force.
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Angelo State University has teamed up with Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing to provide new educational opportunities ...
02/07/2020
Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing

Angelo State University has teamed up with Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing to provide new educational opportunities for DoD personnel who have taken courses through the Defense Acquisition University! Check it out!

Check out Maj Eric Reichert, Det. 24 assistant operations officer & remote instruction lead, in action today during a di...
02/07/2020

Check out Maj Eric Reichert, Det. 24 assistant operations officer & remote instruction lead, in action today during a distance learning exercise with cadets at Clarkson University's Air Force ROTC Detachment 536. Part of a partnership making history pushing the limits of technology & training, Reichert is sitting at Joint Base San Antonio–Randolph & instructing a cadet remotely who is at Det. 536 in Potsdam, N.Y. Read the full story here https://go.usa.gov/xd82b

It takes a ton of people to ensure our aircraft get in the air so we can train pilots, and ultimately fly, fight & win! ...
02/07/2020
RAWS training helps Airmen maintain peak performance Airmen

It takes a ton of people to ensure our aircraft get in the air so we can train pilots, and ultimately fly, fight & win! Check out this story from Columbus Air Force Base detailing the work of the wing's Radar, Airfield & Weather Systems Flight!
https://go.usa.gov/xdBzG

Aircraft at Columbus Air Force, Mississippi, rely on radar and communication systems when navigating the skies; and the Airmen that maintain those systems must ensure they do so in a safe manner,

A United States Air Force instructor pilot’s job is to nurture the transition of an officer into becoming a world-class ...
02/07/2020
Instructor pilots: Creating world-class aviators

A United States Air Force instructor pilot’s job is to nurture the transition of an officer into becoming a world-class aviator! Hit the 🔗 to learn more about what makes this job so important (& cool too!)
19th Air Force Commander
19th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant
Columbus Air Force Base
https://go.usa.gov/xdBu2

In the U.S., an Air Force instructor pilot’s job is to nurture the transition of a casual officer into becoming a world-class aviator; instructor pilots feed the fight directly and have a significant

Check out this great initiative to modernize education & training!  Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing recently acquire...
02/06/2020
Goodfellow's 312th TRS modernizes emergency medical responders course

Check out this great initiative to modernize education & training! Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing recently acquired new & improved HAL Manikins to use in the 312th TRS Emergency Medical Responders course, allowing students to diagnose & assist patients by taking vitals & asking questions.

The 312th Training Squadron at Goodfellow AFB recently acquired new and improved HAL Manikins as a training tool in the Emergency Medical Responders course, allowing students to diagnose and assist

In case you didn't know, the AETC Command Team of Lt. Gen. Brad Webb & Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel is on FB, Twitter ...
02/06/2020

In case you didn't know, the AETC Command Team of Lt. Gen. Brad Webb & Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel is on FB, Twitter & IG! Check them out - today they spent the day with Team BLAZE at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi!

Chief & I are back on the road - this time at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., visiting Team BLAZE at the 14th FTW! This base plays such a critical role in producing the pilots necessary to grow the operational force we need to meet our nation's future strategic requirements. The team here has done a wonderful job cultivating Airmen, creating pilots & connecting with their fellow wingmen!! Chief even got the chance to flex on the Alpha Warrior course! - bw
19th Air Force Commander
19th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant

🙌🎉 Congratulations to our First Command 2019 technical training and training support, annual award winners!  📖 who took ...
02/05/2020
AETC announces 2019 Technical Training and Training Support award winn

🙌🎉 Congratulations to our First Command 2019 technical training and training support, annual award winners! 📖 who took home the 🥇 at the 🔗!

Air Education and Training Command announced the 2019 technical training and training support annual award winners Jan. 30, 2020.

We're a day late for #TrainingTuesday - but these pictures from the 559th Medical Squadron's aerospace & operational phy...
02/05/2020

We're a day late for #TrainingTuesday - but these pictures from the 559th Medical Squadron's aerospace & operational physiology unit at the 59th Medical Wing were too good not to share!! Enjoy!

This week's #TrainingTuesday is -breathtaking-

The #Mach21Airmen over at the 559th Medical Squadron's aerospace and operational physiology unit train future aviators how to react to pressure changes in the air, by taking their breath away on the ground.

#59MDW #WarriorMedics

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