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Col. Roger Suro, 340th Flying Training Group commander, speaks with Dr. Jim Antenen, Wayland Baptist University dean, during the Chamber of Schertz-Cibolo-Selma monthly Military Affairs Committee luncheon at the Schertz Civic Center in Schertz, Texas, Dec. 6. Col. Suro was recognized as the Chamber’s “Hidden Hero” for December. The 340 FTG, located at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, supports Air Education and Training Command’s specialized undergraduate pilot training, joint primary pilot training, pilot instructor training, introduction to fighter fundamentals, Euro-NATO joint jet pilot training, basic military training and the Air Force Academy’s Airmanship Programs. The 340th FTG is the largest flying group in the Air Force, consisting of 425 instructor pilots assigned to six squadrons. Instructors fly a variety of aircraft, including the T-1A Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II, T-38 Talon,T-41A Mescalero, T-51A, T-52A, T-53, TG-15/TG-16 gliders, and UV-18B Twin Otter. There are openings with the 340th for traditional Reserve and active Guard and Reserve instructor pilots and jumpmasters. (Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ave Young, 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs). 340th Flying Training Group commander named Chamber of Schertz-Cibolo-Selma December "Hidden Hero"
1st photo - Col. Roger Suro, 340th Flying Training Group commander, speaks with Dr. Jim Antenen, Wayland Baptist University dean, during the Chamber of Schertz-Cibolo-Selma monthly Military Affairs Committee luncheon at the Schertz Civic Center in Schertz, Texas, Dec. 6. Col. Suro was recognized as the Chamber’s “Hidden Hero” for December.  The
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2016
Master Sgt. Darnell Johnson, 512th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, shakes hands with Col. Scott D. Durham, 512th Airlift Wing commander, during the wing's Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony Dec. 3, 2016, Dover Air Force Base, Del. The wing surpassed their goal of awarding 100 CCAF degrees during the year and awarded 109 degrees. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Renee Jackson) Reserve wing breaks graduation record
The 512th Force Support Squadron’s Education and Training Office presented 109 Community College of the Air Force degrees to Airmen from more than 30 career fields during their graduation ceremony Dec. 3 at the base theater here.
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Master Sgt. Darnell Johnson, 512th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, shakes hands with Col. Scott D. Durham, 512th Airlift Wing commander, during the wing's Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony Dec. 3, 2016, Dover Air Force Base, Del. The wing surpassed their goal of awarding 100 CCAF degrees during the year and awarded 109 degrees. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Renee Jackson) Reserve wing breaks graduation record
The 512th Force Support Squadron’s Education and Training Office presented 109 Community College of the Air Force degrees to Airmen from more than 30 career fields during their graduation ceremony Dec. 3 at the base theater here.
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Petty Officer 1st Class Derrick Charles, Naval Training Support Center instructor, tests the grip strength of Johnathan Cristol, World Policy Institute fellow, during an occupational therapy demonstration at the Medical Education and Training Campus Nov. 30, 2016 at Joint Base San Antonio-Ft. Sam Houston, Texas. The civic leaders also toured a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft, the Medical Training and Education Campus at Joint Base San Antonio-Ft. Sam Houston, and the Center for the Intrepid. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Faske) New Jersey civic leaders visit Military City USA
The 433rd Airlift Wing hosted nearly 30 civic leaders with the Air Force Reserve Command’s 514th Air Mobility Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Nov. 29-30, 2016 here. The tour allowed civic leaders the opportunity to see the C-5 mission as well as the medical training facilities at JBSA-Ft. Sam Houston.      The civic leaders
0 12/05
2016
The Air Force has revamped its civilian tuition assistance program, allocating $1 million of tuition assistance to all permanent, full-time appropriated fund employees, including those in wage-grade positions. The revised program also includes higher monetary caps and more program flexibility. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Kat Bailey) Civilian tuition assistance increases to $1M, expands eligibility
The Air Force has received an additional $400,000, for a total of $1 million, for its 2017 civilian tuition assistance program, and all permanent, full-time appropriated fund employees, including those in wage-grade positions, are now eligible to participate. Employees are required to have a current acceptable performance appraisal on file and are
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2016
The Air Force has revamped its civilian tuition assistance program, allocating $1 million of tuition assistance to all permanent, full-time appropriated fund employees, including those in wage-grade positions. The revised program also includes higher monetary caps and more program flexibility. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Kat Bailey) Civilian tuition assistance increases to $1M, expands eligibility
The Air Force has received an additional $400,000, for a total of $1 million, for its 2017 civilian tuition assistance program, and all permanent, full-time appropriated fund employees, including those in wage-grade positions, are now eligible to participate. Employees are required to have a current acceptable performance appraisal on file and are
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2016
Master Sgt. George Higgins, Air Force Reserve recruiter briefs active duty service members about the palace chase program Dec. 1 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. This program allows active-duty members to separate early in exchange for an additional commitment with the AFR or Air National Guard. Air Force Reserve provides option for separating active-duty members
There comes a time in all Air Force members’ careers when they face a life-altering decision: what to do when their active-duty days are over.For many enlisted members and officers, continuing to serve their country as Air Force reservists offers one option.Air Force Reserve Command specialists assigned to Air Force installations worldwide provide
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2016
Staff Sgt. Kurtis Crawford (center right) and Senior Airman Tyler McPhail (right), both assigned to the 512th Airlift Control Flight, Dover Air Force Base, Del., graduated Nov. 18, 2016, from the Army’s Air Assault School at Ft. Benning, Ga. Crawford, a C-17 loadmaster, and McPhail, a command and control specialist, are the first reserve airlift control flight members to complete the 12-day course designed to prepare Soldiers for air mobile operations. Also pictured are two active-duty Airmen who graduated in the same class; they are Staff Sgt. Phillip Zakarain, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., and Senior Airman Carlos Mendez, MacDill AFB, Fla. 
Air Force reservists graduate Air Assault School
The first airlift control flight members from Air Force Reserve Command graduated from the Army’s Air Assault School Nov. 18, 2016, at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Staff Sgt. Kurtis Crawford and Senior Airman Tyler McPhail, both assigned to the 512th Airlift Control Flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, completed the course often referred to as “the
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2016
Chief Master Sgt. Jimmie Morris, 340th Flying Training Group Superintendent, gives a presentation on career development to students in the Air Force Reserve Command's Senior NCO Leadership Development Course held at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas on Nov. 4-5. (Photo by MSgt. Sarah Cornelius). 340th Flying Training Group hosts Senior NCO Leadership Development Course
Twenty-five senior noncommissioned officers from nine locations spent the weekend of Nov. 4-5 exploring teamwork, communication and leadership as part of an Air Force Reserve Command Senior NCO Leadership Development Course. AFRC’s Senior NCO Leadership Development Course provides senior enlisted members the chance to improve their skills in
0 12/01
2016
The sounds of Christmas will fill the air with two “Holiday in Blue” concert performances by the U.S. Air Force Band of the West at 3 p.m. Dec. 10 and 11 at Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University, in San Antonio. Tickets for the free concerts can be reserved at Eventbrite.com using search words “USAF Band of the West” and “San Antonio, TX.” To reserve tickets, users must register at the Eventbrite site.
Holiday in Blue concerts to be held Dec. 10-11 at Laurie Auditorium
The sounds of the holiday's will fill the air with two “Holiday in Blue” concert performances by the U.S. Air Force Band of the West at 3 p.m. Dec. 10 and 11 at Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University, in San Antonio.Tickets for the free concerts can be reserved at http://www.Eventbrite.com using search words “USAF Band of the West” and “San Antonio,
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