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81st TRSS trains newest class of MTLs

Staff Sgt. Christian Ortiz Morales, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, performs a room inspection, Dec. 21, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors evaluated students in a variety of different areas during the four-week course, including drill and ceremony, dress and appearance, mentorship, counseling and physical training. (U.S. Air Force by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Christian Ortiz Morales, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, performs a room inspection, Dec. 21, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors evaluated students in a variety of different areas during the four-week course, including drill and ceremony, dress and appearance, mentorship, counseling and physical training. (U.S. Air Force by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Non-prior service Airmen stand in formation prior to an 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course graduation ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 22, 2016, on Keesler Air force Base, Miss. Twelve NCOs received their blue aiguillettes and will be assigned to different training groups within 2nd Air Force to mentor, train and lead non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Non-prior service Airmen stand in formation prior to an 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course graduation ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 22, 2016, on Keesler Air force Base, Miss. Twelve NCOs received their blue aiguillettes and will be assigned to different training groups within 2nd Air Force to mentor, train and lead non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

NCOs attending the 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course pose for a photo with their instructors following their graduation ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 22, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Twelve NCOs received their blue aiguillettes and will be assigned to different training groups within 2nd AF to mentor, train and lead non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

NCOs attending the 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course pose for a photo with their instructors following their graduation ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 22, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Twelve NCOs received their blue aiguillettes and will be assigned to different training groups within 2nd AF to mentor, train and lead non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Master Sgt. Kyle Mullen, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course instructor, gives instructions to non-prior service Airmen and MTL Course students during a physical training evaluation at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad, Dec. 21, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors evaluated students on their ability to lead a PT session with NPS Airmen and tested them in a variety of different areas during the four-week course, including drill and ceremony, dress and appearance, mentorship, counseling and room inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Master Sgt. Kyle Mullen, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course instructor, gives instructions to non-prior service Airmen and MTL Course students during a physical training evaluation at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad, Dec. 21, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors evaluated students on their ability to lead a PT session with NPS Airmen and tested them in a variety of different areas during the four-week course, including drill and ceremony, dress and appearance, mentorship, counseling and room inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Senior Master Sgt. Keith Castille, Air Force Profession of Arms Center of Excellence instructor, talks during an ‘Enhancing Human Capital’ seminar to 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course students, Dec. 20, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. As a new addition to the four-week course curriculum, Castille discussed effective communication techniques, relationship development and differing leadership styles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Senior Master Sgt. Keith Castille, Air Force Profession of Arms Center of Excellence instructor, talks during an ‘Enhancing Human Capital’ seminar to 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course students, Dec. 20, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. As a new addition to the four-week course curriculum, Castille discussed effective communication techniques, relationship development and differing leadership styles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Diego Arrieta, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, talks with a non-prior service Airman during a counseling exercise, Dec. 19, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors presented students with different scripted issues Airmen may encounter in the training environment and evaluated on their ability to counsel Airmen based on each situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Diego Arrieta, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, talks with a non-prior service Airman during a counseling exercise, Dec. 19, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors presented students with different scripted issues Airmen may encounter in the training environment and evaluated on their ability to counsel Airmen based on each situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

A student from the 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course leads non-prior service Airmen during a physical training evaluation at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad, Dec. 21, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors evaluated students on their ability to lead a PT session with NPS Airmen and tested them in a variety of different areas during the four-week course, including drill and ceremony, dress and appearance, mentorship, counseling and room inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

A student from the 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course leads non-prior service Airmen during a physical training evaluation at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad, Dec. 21, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors evaluated students on their ability to lead a PT session with NPS Airmen and tested them in a variety of different areas during the four-week course, including drill and ceremony, dress and appearance, mentorship, counseling and room inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Turner Phillips, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course instructor, assigns roles to non-prior service Airmen for a counseling exercise, Dec. 19, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors evaluate the students on their ability to counsel Airmen awaiting training, who presented different issues they may encounter in the training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Turner Phillips, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course instructor, assigns roles to non-prior service Airmen for a counseling exercise, Dec. 19, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors evaluate the students on their ability to counsel Airmen awaiting training, who presented different issues they may encounter in the training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Latosha Enoch, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, shakes a non-prior service Airman’s hand following a counseling exercise Dec. 19, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors presented the students with different scripted issues Airmen may encounter in the training environment and evaluated on their ability to counsel Airmen based on each situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Latosha Enoch, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, shakes a non-prior service Airman’s hand following a counseling exercise Dec. 19, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. MTL Course instructors presented the students with different scripted issues Airmen may encounter in the training environment and evaluated on their ability to counsel Airmen based on each situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Senior Master Sgt. Marc Gibson, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, listens to instructor feedback after a non-prior service Airman Resiliency Training Assistant teach-back session, Dec. 8, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Teach-backs allow MTL Course students to strengthen their presentation and public speaking skills while also building on resiliency themes with NPS Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)
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Senior Master Sgt. Marc Gibson, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, listens to instructor feedback after a non-prior service Airman Resiliency Training Assistant teach-back session, Dec. 8, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Teach-backs allow MTL Course students to strengthen their presentation and public speaking skills while also building on resiliency themes with NPS Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Airmen from the 81st Training Group lower the U.S. flag during a retreat ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Students from the 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course attended retreat as part of the four-week course’s more robust hands-on time with non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)
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Airmen from the 81st Training Group lower the U.S. flag during a retreat ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Students from the 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course attended retreat as part of the four-week course’s more robust hands-on time with non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Latosha Enoch, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, folds a U.S. flag during a retreat practice at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. NCOs attending the MTL Course were given refresher training on drill and ceremony to ensure proficiency before they begin leading non-prior service Airmen upon graduation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)
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Staff Sgt. Latosha Enoch, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, folds a U.S. flag during a retreat practice at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. NCOs attending the MTL Course were given refresher training on drill and ceremony to ensure proficiency before they begin leading non-prior service Airmen upon graduation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Turner Phillips, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course instructor, stands at attention before a formation run during a morning physical training session at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad, Dec. 2, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Throughout the four-week course, students and instructors PT together before the students are evaluated on their ability to lead a PT session with non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)
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Staff Sgt. Turner Phillips, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course instructor, stands at attention before a formation run during a morning physical training session at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad, Dec. 2, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Throughout the four-week course, students and instructors PT together before the students are evaluated on their ability to lead a PT session with non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Latosha Enoch, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, receives her blue aiguillette from Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Fisher, 81st Training Group superintendent, during her class’s graduation ceremony, Dec. 22, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The aiguillette, often referred to as a ‘blue rope,’ denotes an NCO as a military training leader who serves as a leader to non-prior service Airmen in training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)
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Staff Sgt. Latosha Enoch, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course student, receives her blue aiguillette from Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Fisher, 81st Training Group superintendent, during her class’s graduation ceremony, Dec. 22, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The aiguillette, often referred to as a ‘blue rope,’ denotes an NCO as a military training leader who serves as a leader to non-prior service Airmen in training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Fisher, 81st Training Group superintendent, recite the Airman’s Creed during a Military Training Leader Course graduation ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 22, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Twelve NCOs received their blue aiguillettes and will be assigned to different training groups within 2nd AF to mentor, train and lead non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)
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Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Fisher, 81st Training Group superintendent, recite the Airman’s Creed during a Military Training Leader Course graduation ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Dec. 22, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Twelve NCOs received their blue aiguillettes and will be assigned to different training groups within 2nd AF to mentor, train and lead non-prior service Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

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