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Take a Break – drive awake!  Arrive ALIVE!!!  (Courtesy graphic) Sleepy drivers kill 6,400 annually
 Because the approaching winter holiday season is one of the busiest long-distance travel periods of the year, the 340th Flying Training Group Unit Safety Representative is reminding travelers that more vehicles on the road, many driven by tired, rushed or distracted drivers increases the risk of a crash.  “Starting with Thanksgiving, and then
0 11/09
2017
Cadet First Class Patrick Neff prepares to start the T-51 Deathhawk engine. (U.S. Air Force photo by C3C Josiah Bierle) USAFA flying team earns 31st consecutive intercollegiate victory
The U.S. Air Force Academy’s precision flying team, assisted by 70th Flying Training Squadron Air Force Reserve instructor pilots, earned its 31st consecutive win at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association 2017 Region I Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON). During the week-long competition hosted at the USAF Academy, cadets
0 11/09
2017
Lt. Col. Justin Fletcher, a 39th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot serving as a 19th Air Force reserve Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals instructor here, is the 2018 Air Force Reserve Command nominee for the Col. James Jabara Award for Airmanship. 39th FTS instructor pilot nominated for Jabara Airmanship award
Lt. Col. Justin Fletcher, a 39th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot serving as a 19th Air Force Reserve Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals instructor here, is the 2018 Air Force Reserve Command nominee for the Col. James Jabara Award for Airmanship. The Jabara award, established in 1967, was named after Col. James Jabara, the first jet ace
0 10/25
2017
Col Roger Suro, 340th Flying Training Group, welcomes students attending the group-hosted Air Force Reserve Command Senior Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Course held at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Sept. 22-23. (U.S. Air Force photo/Debbie Gildea) 2 dozen complete 340 FTG-hosted senior NCO leadership course
Two dozen Air Force Reserve senior noncommissioned officers completed a 340th Flying Training Group-hosted Air Force Reserve Command senior NCO leadership course held here Sept. 22-23.  Conducted by Chief Master Sgt. Martha Roy, 908th Force Support Squadron, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., and Master Sgt. Erin Bush, 446th Aeromedical Staging
0 10/23
2017
433rd Training Squadron Change of Command 433rd Training Squadron Change of Command
Col. Michael Vanzo, 340th Flying Training Group Director of Operations, accepts the 433rd Training Squadron guidon from Col. Janette Thode, outgoing commander, before passing it to incoming commander, Lt. Col. Christopher Victoria, during a change-of-command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Oct. 14, 2017. Thode, new 340th FTG
0 10/19
2017
Master Sgt. Carlos Recoder, a military training instructor assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron, briefs members of the 446th Airlift Wing during the wing commanders call Oct. 15, 2017 at McChord Field, Wash. Air Force Reserve seeking military training instructors
Molding tomorrow’s leaders, while instilling the Air Force core values, is the cornerstone at basic military training. Military Training Instructors, also known as MTIs, take on this challenge by spending weeks transforming civilians into a fighting force.   Reserve Citizen Airmen can take up this challenge at the 433rd Training Squadron at Joint
0 10/16
2017
Maj. Christina Hopper, AFRC 2018 Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught Leadership Award nominee 2018 Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award nominee
Maj. Christina L. Hopper from the 5th Flying Training Squadron at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma is the Air Force Reserve Command's 2018 Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award nominee. 
0 10/16
2017
CUTLINE: Lt. Col. Andrew Kissinger (center) and Maj. Andrew Van De Walle (right), 39th Flying Training Squadron, prepare for a familiarization flight for visiting U.S. Coast Guard Commander Capt. Tony Hahn (left). The USCG Corpus Christi sector commander/air station commanding officer reached out to the 39th FTG to discuss pilot retention/recruiting and reserve integration benefits. (Photo by Debbie Gildea, 340th Flying Training Group Public Affairs). 39th FTS develops partnership with regional USCG
The 39th Flying Training Squadron recently hosted Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Commanding Officer Capt. Richard “Tony” Hahn during an interagency partnership visit. Hahn, whose Corpus-area team averages 80-plus life-saving rescues, assists nearly 600 people in distress, and manages more than $3 million in real property annually,
0 10/05
2017
Lt. Col. Thomas J. Nefe, Director of Resources and Readiness, 240th Civil Engineer Flight, Colorado Air National Guard, Buckley AFB, presents the American flag to Linne (Royal) Haddock during the memorial service at Logan National Cemetery in Denver for Haddock’s father, Col. Frank Royal, who passed away in November. Royal commanded the 39th Fighter Squadron during World War II in New Guinea, making one air-to-air kill July 4, 1942. (Photo by Senior Airman Alyssa Duprey, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs). 39th FTS flyover pays tribute to legendary WWII commander
A 39th Flying Training Squadron T-38C “missing man formation” flyover in Denver last month, led by 39th FTS commander Lt. Col. Kyle Goldstein, paid tribute to the life and service of “legendary” World War II veteran, Col. (retired) Frank Royal, who died in November at the age of 101. Royal, who joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1940, was the first
0 9/21
2017
Reserve Airmen from the 340th Flying Training Group’s 70th Flying Training Squadron at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. load more than 600 pounds of relief supplies to deliver to citizens in Beaumont, Texas after Hurricane Harvey. (Courtesy photo). 70th Flying Training Squadron Airmen donate and deliver hurricane relief supplies to South Texas
Following Hurricane Harvey’s path of destruction, many communities in south Texas were isolated from normal distribution chains and running critically short on essential supplies. Reserve Airmen from the 340th Flying Training Group’s 70th Flying Training Squadron at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., teamed up with an
0 9/20
2017
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