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  • New direction for religious affairs Airmen

    Faith is a force in which some hold dearly. Practicing religion is not just a privilege of every Airman, but a right. The Chaplain Corps of every unit ensures this royalty is protected in the name of the Air Force.The Chaplain Corps does not just contain officers, but enlisted Airmen also play a crucial part where they are known as religious
  • Building the strongest of Airmen

    From jumping out of airplanes hundreds of feet in the air to swimming through rushing water down range, Special Warfare Airmen fight through the toughest and most vigorous environments to support the Air Force mission.The 352nd Special Warfare Training Squadron Airmen at Keesler Air Force Base are held to high mental and physical standards and
  • A dark night leads to a bright career

    It was a zero illumination night in a Pave Low helicopter above the New Mexico desert when two pilots experienced a malfunction in their flight controls during a training mission. Normally, protocol is to land immediately. Due to the unique circumstances of that night, the flight crew hesitated to do so. “We didn’t know what the area below us
  • Kwast salutes AETC team for "failing forward" in learning, innovation

    In the nearly two years since Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast took command of Air Education and Training Command, there has been change across many fronts of the Air Force’s recruiting, training and education enterprise.
  • First virtual reality training arrives at Keesler

    The 334th Training Squadron incorporated the first virtual reality training for Airfield Management students in the Air Force here, June 28, so they can get more of a “hands-on” learning experience. Chief Master Sgt. Paul Portugal, Airfield Management career field manager, Pentagon, Washington DC, relates this new technology to the mission of Air
  • Air Force officials announce tour length changes

    After listening to feedback from Airmen and career field managers, Air Force officials are reducing targeted special duty and instructor tour lengths to create a more ready and resilient force.The tour length reduction from four to three years for military training instructors, military training leaders, Air Education and Training Command technical
  • 81st TRSS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Elbert G. Mose, incoming 81st Training Support Squadron commander, received command from Lt. Col. Stephen P. Arnott, outgoing 81st TRSS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 20.Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., 81st Training Group commander, presided over the ceremony."I can’t wait to get to know the 81st Training Support
  • Cost-saving travel initiative projected to save $5M annually

    A new travel payment process for pipeline students, initiated by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, is projected to save the Air Force $5 million a year.
  • AETC's 2018 Outstanding Airmen of the Year recognized

    Air Education and Training Command honored 11 Airmen and eight civilians as the the command’s 2018 winners of the Outstanding Airmen of the Year Feb. 26, 2019. The OAY awards are presented annually, recognizing the top officer, enlisted and civilian members of the command. Winners will compete at Air Force level. Aspects of consideration for Airmen to be nominated for OAY include superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements.
  • AETC launches podcast focused on “Developing Mach-21 Airmen”

    AETC has launched the "Developing Mach-21 Airmen" professional development podcast to communicate and inform the Total Force across the globe on relevant, timely topics related to the recruiting, training, education and development of Airmen.
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