Col. Carey Assumes Command of the 12th FTW
Maj. Gen. James B. Hecker, 19th Air Force commander, addresses the crowd during the 12th Flying Training Wing assumption of command ceremony, June 30, 2016 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. The 12th FTW is responsible for pilot instructor training, combat systems officer training, remotely piloted aircraft pilot indoctrination and basic sensor operator qualification. The wing manages all airmanship programs for U.S. Air Force Academy cadets, and introductory fIight screening for all Air Force officers scheduled to enter pilot, combat systems officer or remotely piloted aircraft training. The wing also hosts an Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals Program and conducts electronic warfare training for the U.S. Air Force and multi-national forces.