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  • AETC explores learning possibilities through new pilot training program

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Education and Training Command is looking to explore how people learn and making a more efficient path to pilots earning their wings by revolutionizing training through the Pilot Training Next initiative. Scheduled to begin in February 2018, the program’s goal exemplifies the command’s concepts of the
  • Top doc checks up on Keesler Medical Center

    Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, toured the Keesler Medical Center, Oct. 17, exploring their mission and meeting the personnel who accomplish it. During his tour, he visited more than 10 different units in the 81st Medical Group to include mammography, emergency department, radiology & oncology, genetics and the clinical research lab. Since Keesler Medical Center sustained damage in 2005 from Hurricane Katrina, they have taken huge steps in patient care and their capabilities.
  • Leahy takes command at 2nd AF

    Maj. Gen. Timothy Leahy took command of 2nd Air Force from Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta during a change of command ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility parade field here, Aug. 23. Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, presided over the ceremony. Second Air Force provides training for more than 265 Air
  • AETC commander visits Keesler

    Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, says good-bye to John Boothby, Frank Genzer and Lenny Sawyer, Keesler honorary commanders, after a tour at Matero Hall July 19, 2017, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • LaBrutta attends MCMOA, Freedom Ball

    Retired Col. Phyllis Luttman, Mississippi Coast Military Officers Association vice president, presents Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, with a token of appreciation during the MCMOA dinner at the Great Southern Club July 12, 2017, Gulfport, Miss. The dinner was held to familiarize the MCMOA members with the current readiness level
  • Keesler furthers MTL development with new building, resources

    The 81st Training Support Squadron’s Military Training Leader Course schoolhouse has a new home in Lott Hall, where the first course in the new building began July 17.The instructors, formerly based in Allee Hall, only had a couple classrooms at their disposal. They now have access to a dedicated training area and resources.“The new space is
  • Keesler Airman receives award from airfield ops legend

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. Byron “BT” Parcenue introduces himself to Capt. Edwin Pratt, 81st Training Wing executive officer, during an awards presentation at Cody Hall June 8, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Parcenue presented Pratt with the 2016 Air Education and Training Command Byron“BT” Parcenue Airfield Operations Professional of the
  • 81st LRS wins 3rd straight AETC award

    The 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron won the Air Education and Training Command LRS Non-flying Unit of the Year for 2016 for the third year in a row. Members of the 81st LRS were awarded for their ability to complete the day-to-day mission as the largest traffic management office and second largest mobility platform in AETC while revamping and
  • 2nd AF leaders get immersed in AFRC wing

    Standing in front of a two-star general and explaining what your unit does could make anyone’s stomach twist. Members of the 403rd Wing had the opportunity to not only meet a two-star general but also highlight their mission during the 2nd AF immersion tour Jan. 3.   Second Air Force leaders including their commander, Maj. Gen. Robert LaBrutta,
  • Maj. Gen. LaBrutta takes command of 2nd Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta took command of 2nd Air Force during a change of command ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility parade field here, Aug. 26, 2016. Outgoing commander, Maj. Gen. Mark Brown, handed off the guidon before heading to his new assignment as Air Education and Training Command vice commander. The ceremony was officiated by
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