Air Education and Training Command

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Air Education and Training Command (AETC) was established 1 July 1993, with the realignment of Air Training Command and Air University.wikipedia
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Air Training Command

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Air Education and Training Command (AETC) was established 1 July 1993, with the realignment of Air Training Command and Air University.
It was re-designated as Air Education and Training Command (AETC) following a merger with Air University (AU) on 1 July 1993.

Randolph Air Force Base

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AETC is headquartered at Randolph Air Force Base, Joint Base San Antonio Texas. As part of this transition, AETC opted to implement a dual training track whereby most USAF and all land-based USN and NATO/Allied officer student navigator training would transition to the 12th Flying Training Wing (12 FTW) at Randolph AFB, Texas utilizing the T45 navigation simulator and flying the T-43 Bobcat (both relocated from Mather AFB) and adding the T-1 Jayhawk for USAF students.
The base is under the jurisdiction of the 902d Mission Support Group, Air Education and Training Command (AETC) and is the headquarters of AETC's Nineteenth Air Force.

Air National Guard

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The first stop for all Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command enlisted personnel is Basic Military Training (BMT) at Lackland AFB, Texas.
However, there remain a few exceptions, such as the Alaska ANG, Hawaii ANG and Guam ANG, whose CAF and MAF units are operationally gained by Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), while a smaller number of ANG units in CONUS are operationally gained by Air Education and Training Command (AETC), Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC), Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), and United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA).

Joint Base San Antonio

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AETC is headquartered at Randolph Air Force Base, Joint Base San Antonio Texas.
The facility is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force 502d Air Base Wing, Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

Nineteenth Air Force

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When AETC was established in 1993, Nineteenth Air Force (19 AF) was also established as a companion numbered air force to 2 AF within AETC.
The command was reactivated in 1993 under Air Education and Training Command with a mission of conducting AETC's flying training.

Air Force Reserve Command

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The first stop for all Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command enlisted personnel is Basic Military Training (BMT) at Lackland AFB, Texas.
In associate programs with the Air Education and Training Command (AETC), AFRC support undergraduate pilot training by providing instructor pilots in the T-6 Texan II, T-38 Talon and T-1 Jayhawk.

306th Flying Training Group

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In IFS, civilian flight instructors working under contract to AETC and the command's 306th Flying Training Group (306 FTG) provide up to 25 hours of flight instruction to commissioned officer and enlisted student pilots accessed via the U.S. Air Force Academy, Air Force ROTC and Air Force OTS.
The 306th Flying Training Group (306 FTG) is a unit of the United States Air Force, assigned to Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

Keesler Air Force Base

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Second Air Force (2 AF), with headquarters at Keesler AFB, Mississippi, is responsible for conducting basic military and technical training for Air Force enlisted members and technical training for non-flying missile launch officers and support officers.
The base is home of Headquarters, Second Air Force (2 AF) and the 81st Training Wing (81 TW) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

Numbered Air Force

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When AETC was established in 1993, Nineteenth Air Force (19 AF) was also established as a companion numbered air force to 2 AF within AETC.

United States Air Force

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It is one of the U.S. Air Force's ten major commands and reports to Headquarters, United States Air Force.

Combat systems officer

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Previously known as Navigators, the training pipeline for Combat Systems Officers has seen significant change since AETC's establishment. In 2009, with the transition of all USAF Navigators to Combat Systems Officers, the merger of SUNT into Undergraduate Combat Systems Officer Training (UCSOT), and pursuant to additional BRAC directives, the 12 FTW established the 479th Flying Training Group (479 FTG) with two flying training squadrons and an operations support squadron as a geographically-separated unit (GSU) at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.
In 2006, USAF undergraduate navigators began attending Initial Flight Training (IFT), a civilian contracted flight training operation under Air Education and Training Command (AETC) auspices, with their USAF undergraduate pilot counterparts at Pueblo Memorial Airport, Colorado, a program that replaced the previous Pilot Indoctrination Program (PIP) at USAFA, the previous Flight Instruction Program (FIP) in Air Force ROTC, the former Centralized Flight Screening Program for Air Force OTS graduates (and later USAFA and AFROTC graduates following discontinuation of PIP and FIP) at Hondo Municipal Airport, Texas, and the former Cessna T-41 Mescalero phase in Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) that was discontinued in the early 1970s.

12th Flying Training Wing

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As part of this transition, AETC opted to implement a dual training track whereby most USAF and all land-based USN and NATO/Allied officer student navigator training would transition to the 12th Flying Training Wing (12 FTW) at Randolph AFB, Texas utilizing the T45 navigation simulator and flying the T-43 Bobcat (both relocated from Mather AFB) and adding the T-1 Jayhawk for USAF students.
The 12th Flying Training Wing (12 FTW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) as part of AETC's Nineteenth Air Force.

Second Air Force

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Second Air Force (2 AF), with headquarters at Keesler AFB, Mississippi, is responsible for conducting basic military and technical training for Air Force enlisted members and technical training for non-flying missile launch officers and support officers.
Air Education and Training Command, 1 July 1993

479th Flying Training Group

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In 2009, with the transition of all USAF Navigators to Combat Systems Officers, the merger of SUNT into Undergraduate Combat Systems Officer Training (UCSOT), and pursuant to additional BRAC directives, the 12 FTW established the 479th Flying Training Group (479 FTG) with two flying training squadrons and an operations support squadron as a geographically-separated unit (GSU) at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.
A component of Air Education and Training Command, the group was activated on 2 October 2009.

Lackland Air Force Base

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The first stop for all Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command enlisted personnel is Basic Military Training (BMT) at Lackland AFB, Texas. F-16 Fighting Falcon - Luke AFB, Arizona (slated for relocation to Holloman AFB, New Mexico); Lackland AFB/Kelly Field Annex, Texas; and Tucson Air National Guard Base, Arizona Loadmasters (C-5) - Lackland AFB / Kelly Field Annex
The base is under the jurisdiction of the 802d Mission Support Group, Air Education and Training Command (AETC) and an enclave of the city of San Antonio.

Kirtland Air Force Base

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Flight engineers, loadmasters, other aircrew (AC-130, MC-130, HC-130) - Little Rock AFB and Kirtland AFB
Kirtland is home to the 58th Special Operations Wing (58 SOW), an Air Education and Training Command (AETC) unit that provides formal aircraft type/model/series training.

Holloman Air Force Base

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F-16 Fighting Falcon - Luke AFB, Arizona (slated for relocation to Holloman AFB, New Mexico); Lackland AFB/Kelly Field Annex, Texas; and Tucson Air National Guard Base, Arizona
It is the home of the 49th Wing (49 WG) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

Luke Air Force Base

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F-16 Fighting Falcon - Luke AFB, Arizona (slated for relocation to Holloman AFB, New Mexico); Lackland AFB/Kelly Field Annex, Texas; and Tucson Air National Guard Base, Arizona
Luke AFB is a major training base of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC), training pilots in the F-16 Fighting Falcon.

Kelly Field Annex

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F-16 Fighting Falcon - Luke AFB, Arizona (slated for relocation to Holloman AFB, New Mexico); Lackland AFB/Kelly Field Annex, Texas; and Tucson Air National Guard Base, Arizona Loadmasters (C-5) - Lackland AFB / Kelly Field Annex
The base is under the jurisdiction of the 802d Mission Support Group, Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

Boeing T-43

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As part of this transition, AETC opted to implement a dual training track whereby most USAF and all land-based USN and NATO/Allied officer student navigator training would transition to the 12th Flying Training Wing (12 FTW) at Randolph AFB, Texas utilizing the T45 navigation simulator and flying the T-43 Bobcat (both relocated from Mather AFB) and adding the T-1 Jayhawk for USAF students.
The T-43 was retired by the Air Education and Training Command in 2010 after 37 years of service.

Altus Air Force Base

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The host unit at Altus AFB is the 97th Air Mobility Wing (97 AMW), assigned to the Nineteenth Air Force (19 AF) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

Air Combat Command

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Follow-on simulator and flying training in the actual E-3 or E-8 aircraft takes place under the cognizance of Air Combat Command at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma and Robins AFB, Georgia, respectively.
On 1 July 1993, the 58th and 325th Fighter Wings—F-16 and F-15 training units transferred from ACC to Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

Tyndall Air Force Base

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ABMs complete Undergraduate Air Battle Manager Training (UABMT), an academic and simulator-only program under AETC cognizance at Tyndall AFB, Florida.
As an Air Education and Training Command (AETC) unit, the 337 ACS conducts Undergraduate Air Battle Manager Training (UABMT) at Tyndall AFB.

Initial Flight Training

Air Force pilot candidates begin their flying careers with Initial Flight Screening (IFS) at Pueblo Memorial Airport, Colorado.
The IFT program is under the direct cognizance of U.S. Air Force's 306th Flying Training Group (306 FTG) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC), and began operations on 1 October 2006.

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps

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In IFS, civilian flight instructors working under contract to AETC and the command's 306th Flying Training Group (306 FTG) provide up to 25 hours of flight instruction to commissioned officer and enlisted student pilots accessed via the U.S. Air Force Academy, Air Force ROTC and Air Force OTS. Individuals who desire to become commissioned USAF officers and enter the service via the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) and Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) are not recruited by AFRS and are instead accessed via recruitment and application activities of USAFA and AFROTC, respectively.
A subordinate command of the Air University within the Air Education and Training Command (AETC), AFROTC is aligned under the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development at Maxwell AFB, Alabama.