• 39th FTS develops partnership with regional USCG

    The 39th Flying Training Squadron recently hosted Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Commanding Officer Capt. Richard “Tony” Hahn during an interagency partnership visit. Hahn, whose Corpus-area team averages 80-plus life-saving rescues, assists nearly 600 people in distress, and manages more than $3 million in real property annually,
  • 39th FTS flyover pays tribute to legendary WWII commander

    A 39th Flying Training Squadron T-38C “missing man formation” flyover in Denver last month, led by 39th FTS commander Lt. Col. Kyle Goldstein, paid tribute to the life and service of “legendary” World War II veteran, Col. (retired) Frank Royal, who died in November at the age of 101. Royal, who joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1940, was the first
  • 70th Flying Training Squadron Airmen donate and deliver hurricane relief supplies to South Texas

    Following Hurricane Harvey’s path of destruction, many communities in south Texas were isolated from normal distribution chains and running critically short on essential supplies. Reserve Airmen from the 340th Flying Training Group’s 70th Flying Training Squadron at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., teamed up with an
  • Education, Training, Experience: The Continuum of Learning

    Air Education and Training Command is reimagining how Airmen are developed, through a paradigm shift in education, training and capitalization of experiences in a new concept: the Continuum of Learning. The effort officially kicked off with a leadership summit last week, in which AETC senior leaders, wing commanders, command chiefs and
  • Know your heritage, live the mission: 100 years of 48th Squadron lineage

    Along with the centennial commemoration of America’s entry into World War I, 2017 also marks the 100th anniversary of the 48th Squadron.
  • Standardization across the board

    Every day the U.S. Air Force rallies in defense against enemy forces wishing to inflict harm, whether it’s through physical harm or via cyberattacks. As the advancement of technology expands, cyber security is more important than ever. The National Security Agency has directed all of the Department of Defense to make the transition to Microsoft Windows 10. The NSA directive puts all branches of the military on the same operating system for the first time ever.
  • Airmen can now manage life insurance online

    Airmen no longer need paper forms to manage their Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance, thanks to the new SGLI Online Enrollment System, or SOES.
  • 340th Flying Training Group hosts spring MUTA

    The 340th Flying Training Group held its spring mandatory unit training assembly (MUTA) at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, on June 8-9. During the MUTA, Col. Roger Suro, 340 FTG commander, presented an overview of his strategic priorities, his leadership vision, and emphasized adherence to Department of Defense and Air Force Reserve Command
  • Father’s influence creates legacy of pilots

    Having a fighter pilot inspire you to join the Air Force is fairly common, but having that inspiration living in the same house adds a different outlook.
  • 340th Flying Training Group Airman featured on the ‘The View’

    Lt. Col. Thomas Lessner, Air Force Reserve Command T-1 Instructor Pilot and 39th Flying Training Squadron assistant director of operations with the 340 Flying Training Group, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, was a featured guest on ABC's “The View” today. Lessner appeared on the show in support of a larger Memorial Day tribute featuring