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ACC Commander offers encouragement to newest AF aviators ACC Commander offers encouragement to newest AF aviators
Gen. Mike Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command, addressed Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-14 during their graduation ceremony here Sept. 8. Holmes, a former 14th Operations Group Commander, spoke to the Air Force’s 22 newest aviators, one of which was his son, 2nd Lt. Wade Holmes.
0 9/11
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF to implement Second Assignment In-Place Pilot Program
The Air Force will allow limited fighter aircrew to extend their time at certain assignments in an effort to improve quality of life, quality of service and help retain experienced aviators for longer than 20 years.
0 9/07
2017
Amanda McGlone, Department of Defense Executive Leadership Development Program participant, experiences virtual reality simulations during the group’s visit to 25th Air Force Headquarters May 10. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Sharon Singleton) Civilians gain leadership, warfighter support skills through ELDP
The Department of Defense Executive Leadership Development Program has been molding leaders for over 30 years. In keeping with that tradition, the ELDP class of 2017 gained valuable knowledge of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and cyber missions and capabilities while visiting 25th Air Force Headquarters at JBSA – Lackland May 9.
0 5/11
2017
Master Sgts. Alex and Mike, 1st Flying Training Squadron Remotely Piloted Aircraft Initial Flight Training student, pose after completing an Air Force first enlisted solo flight on a Diamond DA-20 at Pueblo Memorial Airport, Pueblo, Colorado Nov. 3, 2016. Today the first enlisted pilot class students took their first solo flight instruction during the 1st FTS training. RPA IFT includes 41 hours of classroom training and 21 hours of pilot training and officer development. (U.S. Air Force digital image by Staff Sgt. Cory Payne)



First two enlisted pilots complete solo flights
Two Air Force master sergeants became the first enlisted Airmen in six decades to complete solo flights, Nov. 3, during Initial Flight Training at the 1st Flying Training Squadron. Both soloed in a DA-20 Katana at Pueblo Memorial Airport as part of the Air Force’s IFT program, which is mandatory for all manned aircraft pilots, combat systems officers, and remotely piloted aircraft pilots.
0 11/04
2016
A student assigned to the 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 11, Miniature and Microminiature (2M) Circuit Card Repair course solders a circuit card at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 3, 2016. The 2M program is a part of the U.S. Navy program, but can be applied to multiple airframes in the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier) Training detachment expands maintainers' knowledge AF-wide
From the outside, it’s a barren building with no windows and few travelers through the doors, but down its concrete halls, Airmen from all over the world are expanding their knowledge on aircraft maintenance.
0 10/06
2016
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