12th Flying Training Wing

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  • 99th FTS pays tribute to fallen Tuskegee Airman

    The 99th Flying Training Squadron paid tribute June 21 to a member of a groundbreaking African-American flying unit that overcame racial prejudice and stereotypes to excel in its mission at the height of World War II.
  • 12th FTW historian recognized by AETC

    Lane Bourgeois, 12th Flying Training Wing historian, received the 2019 Wing Excellence in History Programs award June 12, 2019 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas
  • Back to Basics for CSOs Running Long, Deep, Fast

    Rapid technological advancements and a shift back to great power competition has created a higher demand for well-trained warfighters. The undergraduate combat systems officer schoolhouse at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Fla. is changing to meet that demand.
  • Resilient Airman Supports Innovation and Wins Top Award

    The Air Force named a 12th Operations Group “problem-solver” as its installation-level Resource Advisor of the Year for 2018.
  • Freedom Flyer organizer honored

    Three T-38C Talons flew over the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio Texas at 1:45
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AETC Stories

  • AU faculty address improvements to public K-12 education at ADC Summit

    Within the military, members are in a constant state of flux. Transitioning from one assignment to the next is hard enough, but adding school-age children into the mix creates additional challenges.
  • Air traffic controllers maintain safety of pilots

    Every career in the Air Force contributes toward the overall mission to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. Air traffic controllers do their part through ensuring the safety of pilots and aircraft that go through their airspace by making quick decisions and monitoring different variables.
  • Special Warfare Airman receives Silver Star for heroism in Afghanistan

    Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio, an assessment and selection instructor assigned to the350th SWTS at JBSA-Lackland was awarded the nation's third highest medal for his heroic actions in combat during Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
  • 33rd FW F-35 pilot helps save a life through donation

    Many Americans choose to donate blood, platelets, and more all around the country every day. One Nomad decided to go above and beyond to help a total stranger. Maj. Matt Tucker, 33rd Fighter Wing F-35A pilot, recently received a call that changed his life and the life of a man he had never met. Tucker had shown up as a 9/10 bone marrow match through a registry he had tested for many years ago.
  • Holloman Solar Observatory mechanic actualizes childhood dream

    He is part of a team who gathers data on solar phenomena – that of solar flares, emissions from the sun, radio and optical interference. Everett Brooks, 2d Weather Squadron, Detachment 4, integrated systems mechanic, specializes in maintenance on the Solar Observing Optical Network and is responsible for inspecting the other two sites around the world, which are located in Australia and Italy.
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