• Commander's Corner: Memoires from an AF Reserve Commander

    In 1998, the 96th FTS was reactivated at Laughlin AFB as the first Air Force Reserve unit to employ all three pilot training airframes (T-37, T-38, and T-1) as part of an integrated initiative supporting Undergraduate Pilot Training. Today, experienced and seasoned Citizen Airmen from the squadron serve side-by-side with their active duty counterparts instructing students in all three Laughlin airframes: the T-6, T-38 and T-1.
  • 340th hosts 12th commander, command chief

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Col. Allen Duckworth, 340th Flying Training Group commander, hosted the new 12th Flying Training Wing commander, Col. Mark Robinson, and the 12th FTW Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Antonio Goldstrom, during their Aug. 9 unit immersion visit here. The 340th Flying Training Group - an Air Force Reserve
  • SPOTLIGHT: Master Sgt. Amy Whitman-Rector

    WHERE ARE YOU FROM?I was born and raised in Reed City, Michigan -- a small little farming town in the northern Lower Peninsula. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE AIR FORCE?I have been in the Air Force for 18 years. Prior to that, I was Army Reserve for 8 years. HOW LONG IN THE RESERVES? WHAT IS YOUR STATUS (AGR, TR, ART)?I have been a Reservist my
  • 340th Flying Training Group Hosts 2018 Enlisted Summit

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Enlisted members from the 340th Flying Training Group headquarters and its seven squadrons gathered on July 23-26 at the Hangar Hotel in Fredericksburg, Texas for the unit's 2018 Enlisted Summit.The 340th Flying Training Group, commanded by Col. Allen Duckworth, supports Air Education and Training Command's
  • Johnson assumes command of 5th FTS

    Lt. Col. Matthew Johnson assumed command of the 5th Flying Training Squadron during a ceremony held July 31 in the Armed Forces Reserve Center.
  • Saving lives, one walk at a time

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – The steadily climbing number of companion animals lost, abandoned, abused, injured or killed around the country is so daunting that many who would like to help them are overwhelmed and discouraged. After all, what can one person do? Reserve Citizen Airman Senior Master Sgt. Kwame Tawiah, 340th Flying
  • 340th FTG earns seventh Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – The 340th Flying Training Group here earned its seventh Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, symbolizing that it is in the top 10 percent of all Air Force units. The award reflects the group’s outstanding service from Oct. 1, 2014 to Sept. 30, 2016. During that period, the group headquarters and its seven
  • 340th shirt wears many hats

    Traditional Reserve Citizen Airmen tend to be busy with civilian and military career responsibilities, as well as the day-to-day tasks that are part of life. Apparently that isn’t busy enough for people like 340th Flying Training Group First Sergeant Senior Master Sgt. Samuel Caballero, who effortlessly wears spouse and teammate, civilian
  • 340th FTG enlisted Airmen on developmental education list

    Air Force Reserve Personnel official announced today that two 340th Flying Training Group Airmen and one former 340th FTG member have been named to the annual Enlisted Developmental Education Board selection list. Senior Master Sgt. Andrea Cote, 70th FTG, earned selection as an alternate for the Reserve Component National Security Course. In this
  • How to make summer the best time of year

    Summertime and the livin’ is easy…mostly.  Summer is a favorite season for many, especially school-age children, living isn’t necessarily easy for those who fail to follow safety precautions. Master Sgt. Jennifer Robles, 340th Flying Training Group safety representative, offers reminders to help you make this Independence Day, and the summer, more