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  • Special Warfare Preparatory Course changes the way Airmen train

    The Air Force’s Special Warfare Training Wing has refined its training program for Airmen attempting to enter the Tactical Air Control Party, Special Tactics or Guardian Angel weapons systems, in an effort to create more well-rounded future operators.
  • Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force airs Nov. 13 at 5 p.m.

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, hosts the fourth episode of Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. on AETC’s Facebook page. This episode will focus on diversity within Air Force Special Warfare careers.
  • Air Force’s special warfare training builds physical, intellectual leaders ready to handle threats worldwide

    U.S. Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, saw firsthand how Air Education and Training Command officials ensure joint forces are well equipped with ready and lethal special operations Airmen during a visit here Oct. 16.
  • Special Warfare TACP Training Incorporates VR Tools

    The Air Force Special Warfare Training Wing has incorporated virtual reality software to aid in Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) training for Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) enlisted and officer candidates at JBSA.
  • Virtual reality in TACP initial training focus of latest "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast

    A look at the use of virtual reality in Tactical Air Control Party initial skills training is the focus of the latest episode of "The Air Force Starts Here," released Aug. 19, 2020.
  • Assessment and Selection Equals Airpower Projection

    A&S is a character based process that is indexed off of physical performance and mental fortitude, but fuses the cognitive domain to build a unit of action: an agile and adaptive operator. A&S is a high performance system designed to prepare operators for uncertainty, to embrace pressure and improve their crisis management abilities.
  • Secretary of the Air Force visits Team Pope

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett visited Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina on July 16 to discuss joint operations and the integral part the Air Force plays during global responses.
  • Thai Cave Rescue: Two Years Later

    The two year anniversary of the Thai-led, multi-national operation to rescue the Wild Boar youth football team from Tham Luang cave park was remembered recently. The rescue happened July 8-10 2018 and involved a highly organized and synchronized effort involving critical coordination with multiple governments, international companies and foreign non-government agencies.
  • SECDEF witnesses transformation, protection of citizens becoming Airmen at BMT during COVID-19

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper visited U.S. Air Force basic military training cadre and recruits, as well as members of the Air Force Recruiting Service, for a first-hand look at how the service transforms citizens into American Airmen here June 16, 2020. Esper, accompanied on the visit by the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Ramón Colón-López, observed how the 37th Training Wing, with the support of a tri-wing partnership with the 502nd Air Base Wing and 59th Medical Wing, has protected Airmen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:
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