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  • Laughlin hosts first honorary commander’s induction ceremony

    Fifteen distinguished civic leaders joined some of Laughlin’s leadership and fellow community members for an inaugural honorary commander’s induction ceremony, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Del Rio, Texas. The Honorary Commander’s Program provides community partners, who have allied themselves with Laughlin, a behind-the-scenes look at how the wing builds combat-ready Airmen, leaders, and pilots.
  • 340th FTG volunteers help make a Million Summer Meals for Kids

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Volunteers from the 340th Flying Training Group joined the San Antonio Food Bank’s effort to wipe out hunger when they participated in the Million Summer Meals for Kids campaign currently underway.For many food insecure children, meals provided in school during the school year are the only meals some kids
  • Individual Reservist RDEDB applications due Aug. 28

    Applications for the academic year 2018-2019 Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB) must be submitted via vPC to your servicing HQ RIO Detachment by August 28, 2019.Full eligibility requirements and application instructions are available in the RDEDB invitation to apply.The RDEDB identifies the best-qualified officers for
  • Kwast salutes AETC team for "failing forward" in learning, innovation

    In discussing what has stuck out to him in his time as the commander, Kwast was grateful to the command’s Airmen for understanding the need to change processes to keep pace with near-peer adversaries in today’s dynamic national security environment.
  • Online worksheet to replace biannual AGR review board

    Lt. Gen Richard Scobee, Chief of Air Force Reserve, approved changes to the Active Guard Reserve program earlier this year which are expected to be implemented September 1. One significant change to the program was the elimination of an AGR Review Board, or ARB, which was held twice a year. The board was co-chaired by the Deputy to the Chief of Air
  • 340th FTG On-the-Spot Award winner: Janis El Shabazz

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Janis El Shabazz, 340th Flying Training Group public affairs specialist, was named the June On-the-Spot Award winner by Col. Allen Duckworth, group commander.The commander implemented the award to provide immediate and visible recognition for the contributions of exceptional civilian and enlisted
  • AFRC nominates 340th FTG for Citizen Patriot Award

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – The 340th Flying Training Group is the Air Force Reserve Command nominee for the 2019 Reserve Forces Policy Board Citizen Patriot Unit Award, AFRC Deputy Commander Maj. Gen. John Flournoy announced June 24.The 340th FTG supports Air Education and Training Command pilot training, United States Air Force
  • Air Force officials announce tour length changes

    After listening to feedback from Airmen and career field managers, Air Force officials are reducing targeted special duty and instructor tour lengths to create a more ready and resilient force.The tour length reduction from four to three years for military training instructors, military training leaders, Air Education and Training Command technical
  • Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson: “From one Airman to another, ask for help and never give up”

    The old saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words. Since 2004, Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson has been telling the Air Force story through pictures as a public affairs photojournalist.“Serving as a photographer has been a great job; I would not trade it for any other job in the Air Force,” said Richardson. “A lot of people think that our
  • 340th FTG announces HQ staff changes

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Col. Allen Duckworth, 340th Flying Training Group commander, has announced several HQ staff changes. Congratulations all! 
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