• Reserve component officers attend international leadership course

    U.S. Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers, along with officers representing seven NATO-affiliated countries attended the 2019 International Junior Officer Leadership Development Seminar (IJOLDS), Aug. 4-10, at Her Majesty’s Australian Ship Harman, Canberra Australia.The week-long seminar, hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force
  • 27 selected for lieutenant colonel

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – More than two dozen Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 340th Flying Training Group and its squadrons have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel following calendar year 2019 Air Force Reserve line and non-line lieutenant colonel promotion selection boards, group officials announced
  • K-9 fixer upper: Volunteers spruce up dogs’ digs

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – It was a K-9 fixer upper opportunity that led two 340th Flying Training Group members who don’t have pets to spend an afternoon last week helping dogs who don’t have families.Master Sgt. Melissa Erwin, group information technology superintendent, and Anthoney Smith, financial management travel lead,
  • How pilot training has changed over the years

    With senior leadership making innovation a priority, the Air Force has changed how Airmen are trained and how they become proficient at their jobs. This in turn has changed the way the Air Force develops pilots and what pilot training currently looks like.
  • 340th FTG names 2nd quarter award winners

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Col. Allen Duckworth, 340th Flying Training Group commander, has announced the following 2nd quarter award winners:-Flight Commander, Lt. Col. Jonathan Somogyi, 39th Flying Training Squadron-Field Grade Officer, Lt. Col. William Borron, 39th Flying Training Squadron-Instructor Pilot, Lt. Col. John Kincade,
  • 340th FTG On-the-Spot Award winner: Tech. Sgt. Alecia Lovci

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Tech. Sgt. Alecia Lovci, 340th Flying Training Group Undergraduate Flying Training program student administration specialist, was named the July On-the-Spot Award winner by Col. Allen Duckworth, group commander.The commander implemented the award to provide immediate and visible recognition for the
  • CMSAF Wright talks resiliency and readiness at all call

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright discussed resiliency and readiness with an auditorium filled with Tinker Airmen during an All Call held at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center during his base visit last week.“The primary reason for me to do base visits is coming out to see what a base is capable of and get the understanding of your
  • Reserve MTIs lauded during July UTA, enlisted summit

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – A host of enlisted military training instructors assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron were lauded during the 433rd’s unit training assembly and enlisted summit held July 23-25 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.The 433rd TRS is one of seven squadrons assigned to the 340th Flying Training Group at
  • Uniform issue on schedule

    As the deadline for Airmen to don the new Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform approaches, the 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron is working to get uniforms to its Reserve Citizen Airmen. The Air Force’s May 2018 decision to transition into a single combat uniform eliminates the need to maintain two separate uniforms – one for in-garrison and one for deployments.
  • Colonel gives deployers tips for getting in the door to civilian jobs

    ST. LOUIS -- Chief Master Sgt. Linda Sparks was looking to take the next step in her career as a federal civilian employee when she returned from a 6-month Air Force Reserve deployment to Iraq, she said.