Senior Master Sgt. Kwame Tawiah is the 340th Flying Training Group logistics plans superintendent. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)
Col. Allen Duckworth, 340th Flying Training Group commander, delivers opening remarks during the Dec. 13-14 mandatory unit training assembly (or MUTA) held at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brianne Blackstock)
Lt. Col. Vincent Danna, right, accepts the 96th Flying Training Squadron guidon from Col. Allen Duckworth, 340th Flying Training Group commander, during an assumption-of-command ceremony held Dec. 6 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)
Lt. Col. Kristen Kent, right, accepts the 39th Flying Training Squadron guidon from Col. Allen Duckworth, 340th Flying Training Group commander, during an assumption-of-command ceremony held Dec. 6 at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brianne Blackstock)
Maj. Justin Warner, 97th Flying Training Squadron IFF instructor, stands next to retired Lt. Col. Stephen Wolfe and his daughter after being awarded the Airman’s Medal Nov. 27, 2018, at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. Warner pulled Wolfe and his daughter out of their burning vehicle in January 2018 after it flipped several times. The Airman’s Medal is the Air Force’s highest non-combat award and is given for acts of heroism, usually at the voluntary risk of their own life. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath)
Maj. Gen. Craig LaFave, 22nd Air Force commander (far right), provides thanks 433rd Training Squadron Commander Lt. Col. Christopher Victoria for preparing a space for the 22nd Air Force Senior Leader Summit held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Nov. 13-15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz).
Master Sgt. Tainell Pettengill, 340th FTG Security Manger and Admin Support Supervisor, answers a question during the continuous process improvement event held here on Sept. 27, to develop ways to retain more Air Force career enlisted aviator training slots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)
Master Sgt. Melissa Erwin, 340th Flying Training Group stands vigil at the Missing Man Monument during Sept. 17 POW/MIA Recognition Week observances at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)
New leadership teams will assume command at the 39th and 96th Flying Training Squadrons in December. (U.S. Air Force graphic)
340th Flying Training Group leaders and staff joined squadron leaders and Total Force advisors from 19th Air Force, 22nd Air Force, Air Education and Training Command and Air Force Reserve Command for an Aug. 27-29 strategic alignment event at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, to develop the group’s strategic direction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Debbie Gildea)

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MISSION

The 340th Flying Training Group headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio, 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 TrainingBasic Military Training and the United States Air Force Academy's Airmanship Programs.

The 340th is the largest flying group in the Air Force, consisting of 425 instructor pilots assigned to six squadrons at
Vance AFBJoint Base San Antonio Columbus AFBLaughlin AFBSheppard AFB, and USAFA. Instructors are vital to one of the most rewarding missions in military flying -- training and mentoring the next generation of Air Force officers and pilots.

Instructors fly a variety of aircraft, including the 
T-1A JayhawkT-6A Texan IIT-38 TalonT-41A, T-51A, T-52A, 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.

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