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  • On the Spot Award Winner: Tech. Sgt. Brianne Blackstock

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas –Tech. Sgt. Brianne Blackstock, 340th Flying Training Group Command Section, Administrative Support NCOIC, has been chosen as the October 340th FTG, “On the Spot” award winner. Col. Allen Duckworth, 340th FTG Commander, created the award to facilitate On the Spot recognition, promote productivity and provide
  • SPOTLIGHT: Master Sgt. Jennifer Robles

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas –  WHERE ARE YOU FROM?  California HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE AIR FORCE?  14 years HOW LONG IN THE RESERVES? WHAT IS YOUR STATUS (AGR, TR, ART)?  10 years, currently an ART WHY DID YOU JOIN?  Family history of military members HOW LONG WITH THE 340TH FTG?  A bit over a one year WHAT IS YOUR DUTY TITLE? 
  • BMT curriculum changes focused on inspiring, developing Airmen

    After listening to feedback from the field, a few changes to the Air Force Basic Military Training curriculum will transform trainees into more combat ready Airmen.
  • Never fly faster than your guardian angel can maintain your equipment

    On Sept. 18, 2018, a T-6A Texan II training sortie from JBSA-Randolph experienced an in-flight emergency requiring the pilots to eject from the aircraft. The investigation is underway. Limitations on discussing the technical aspects of the incident present a unique opportunity to focus on the human story so easily lost in a sea of facts, figures and carefully worded press releases; an opportunity to focus on the pilots, the dedicated team of maintenance professionals whose equipment saved their lives and how their destinies became inextricably linked on that warm September afternoon.
  • 340th FTG holds SNCO Induction Ceremony

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Members from the 340th Flying Training Group gathered to celebrate the induction of Senior Master Sgt. Craig Pfister and Master Sgt. Angelina Manby into the senior noncommissioned officer corps at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas on Nov. 1.The Senior NCO Induction Ceremony is a long-standing tradition
  • 340th FTG names 3rd quarter award winners

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Col. Allen Duckworth, 340th Flying Training Group commander, has announced the third quarter 340 FTG award winners:- Noncommissioned Officer - Tech. Sgt. Shonta Belton, 97th Flying Training Squadron- Senior Noncommissioned Officer – Senior Master Sgt. Tricia Adolphues, 5th Flying Training Squadron- Company
  • On the Spot Award Winner: Master Sgt. Faith Wells

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Master Sgt. Faith Wells, 340th Flying Training Group Financial Services section chief, has been chosen as the first 340th FTG, “On the Spot” award winner. Col. Allen Duckworth, Commander, created the award to facilitate On the Spot recognition, promote productivity and provide immediate and visible
  • CPI event fosters enlisted aviator retention

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Resolutions gleaned in a recent continuous process improvement event held here on Sept. 27, will help the Air Force retain more career enlisted aviator training slots. The goal of the event was to determine the best way to prevent annual loss of 25 percent of class dates. Outbrief team leads recommended four
  • 96th FTS commander takes flight

    (Left to right) Lt. Col. Arthur Alcantara, 47th Operations Group deputy commander, Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas; Nanca Rodriguez, 86th Flying Training Squadron honorary commander; 96th Flying Training Squadron honorary commander Emily Cooper; and Lt. Col. Keith Shearin, 96th FTS commander pose for a photo after their honorary commander
  • 340th FTG welcomes new superintendent

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Chief Master Sgt. Scott A. Goetze has been selected as the group superintendent for the 340th Flying Training Group here. As the superintendent, he will advise the commander on all issues pertaining to the group enlisted force, including health, morale, welfare and personal and professional development. The
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