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  • Air Force pilot trainee accepts tennis award, life’s challenges

    Second Lt. Isaac Perez, a former tennis player at the U.S. Air Force Academy, has been named a 2019 Arthur Ashe Jr. Leadership and Sportsmanship Award recipient by the National Collegiate Athletics Association. Originally from San Antonio, Perez was selected to attend pilot training in his hometown, and he will begin his time as a student in version three of “Pilot Training Next.”
  • 12th OSS egress training saves lives

    Imagine having a second to make a life or death decision. For that reason, the 12th Operations Support Squadron’s Aircrew Flight Equipment and Survival Course impacts aviation safety throughout the Air Force. With approximately 1,200 students certified or recertified every year, the program teaches pilots how to properly egress from T-1A, T-6A and
  • AETC Airmen visit PACAF to enhance warfighter alignment

    Members of the 12th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) and 559th Flying Training Squadron, both assigned to the 12th Flying Training Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, visited Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Headquarters, July 8-10, 2019.
  • 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 p.m. on Dec. 21, 2018. It was a missing man formation and a rare but fitting tribute to the instructor pilot who played a key role welcoming home freed Prisoners of War. In 1973 Lt. Col. Charles E. Huff Sr., USAF ret., was assigned to the 560th Flying
  • Flying training commander gets first ride in next-gen fighter and bomber trainer

    ST. LOUIS — The 19th Air Force commander, Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, became the first Air Force Airman to get a sortie and a first-hand look at the capabilities of the next-generation fighter and bomber trainer at Boeing’s St. Louis facilities Nov. 27. The T-X trainer, programmed to replace the T-38C Talon trainer, will help the service increase
  • USAF, RCAF exchange pilots and expertise

    Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force visited the 559th Flying Training Squadron Nov. 15-16 at JBSA-Randolph, Texas. The visit allowed pilots from United States and Royal Canadian Air Forces to share knowledge and expertise related to pilot training in the T-6A Texan II and CT-156 Harvard II.
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