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Air Education And Training Command.


Develop America's Airmen today ... for tomorrow With a vision to deliver unrivaled air and space education and training. AETC AETC Air Education & Training Command (US Air Force)
AETC Air Education and Training Command
AETC AIDS Education and Training Centers
AETC Alabama Educational Technology Conference
AETC Advanced Engineering Technology Conference
 recruits professional Airmen and provides basic military training, initial and advanced technical training flying training. medical training and professional military and degree granting professional education. AETC also conducts joint, readiness and Air Force security assistance training.


Sustains the combat capability of the operational Air Force with highly trained and motivated Airmen. Recall of individual ready reservists. Mobility and contingency tasking support to combatant commanders.

Active duty                                41,371
  Officers              9,073
  Enlisted             32,298
AFRC                                        2,572
ANG                                         4,735
Civilians                                  15,315
Contracted workers                         10,422

Total                                      74,415

Student Education Graduates

Officer accessions                                        4,335
  Basic Officer Training                                 750
  Commissioned Officer Training                          944
  Reserve Commissioned Officer Training                  190
  Reserve Officer Training Corps                       2,405
  Airman Education and Commissioning Program              46
Professional Military Education                           44,420
  Enlisted PME                                        11,323
  Officer PME                                          8,108
  Air Force Institute for Advanced Distributed
  Learning (PME)                                      23,440
  Air War College nonresident                          1,549
Professional continuing education                         24,151
  Air Force Institute of Technology                   15,505
  Air University                                       7,816
  Air Force Institute for Advanced
  Distributed Learning (Special)                         830
Academic education                                        18,345
  Air Force Institute of Technology                    1,320
  School of Advanced Air and Space Studies                38
  Advanced Studies Group (SAMS, SAW, JAWS)                19
  Community College of the Air Force                  16,968
Other educational activities                               5,531
Air Force Institute for Advanced Distributed
Learning (Career Development Courses-TT)                  86,586

Total                                                    183,368

Student Training Graduates
Aircrew                                                          10,939
Survival training                                                 9,193
Basic Military Training                                          21,786
Technical training (includes nonresidents)                      142,964
Field training                                                   27,617
Distance learning                                                15,447

Total                                                           227,946


Officer accessions                                                1,837
  Health professionals        1,321
  Chaplain                       31
  Line                          485
Enlisted accessions                                              30,750
  Non-prior service          30,710
  Prior service                  40
Total                                                            32,587


Air University, Maxwell AFB AFB
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, Ala.

* Air Force officer accession and training schools--Reserve Officer Training Corps, Junior ROTC, Officer Training School (Basic Officer Training, Commissioned Officer Training)

* Professional Military Education--Squadron Officer College (Air and Space Basic Course, Squadron Officer School Squadron Office School (SOS), is the U. S. Air Force leadership school for company grade officers (CGOs). The school is based at Maxwell AFB in Alabama, and is part of Air University. External links
  • Squadron Office School home page
), Air Command and Staff College The Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) is located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama and is the United States Air Force's intermediate professional military education (PME) school. , Air War College, School for Advanced Air and Space Studies, College for Enlisted PME PME Petites et Moyennes Entreprises
PME Professional Military Education
PME Pequenas e Médias Empresas (Portugal)
PME Petite et Moyenne Entreprise
PME Psychology of Mathematics Education
PME Pi Mu Epsilon
 (Senior NCO NCO
noncommissioned officer

NCO noncommissioned officer

NCO n abbr (Mil) (= noncommissioned officer) → Uffz. 
 Academy and CONUS NCO Academies, Air Force Enlisted Heritage Institute) and the Chief Master Sergeant chief master sergeant
1. Abbr. CMSgt A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Air Force that is above senior master sergeant.

2. One who holds this rank.
 Leadership Course

* Undergraduate and graduate degree programs--Community College of the Air Force, Air Force Institute of Technology The Naval Postgraduate School serves a similar purpose for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. The U.S. Army does not have a comparable school; Army officers study at the Naval Postgraduate School or AFIT.  (Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio), School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air Command and Staff College, Air War College

* Professional continuing education--Air Force Institute of Technology (Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio), Ira C. Eaker College for Professional Development (USAF Chaplain Service Institute, Air Force Judge Advocate General judge advocate general (J.A.G.) n. a military officer who advises the government on courts-martial and administers the conduct of courts-martial. The officers who are judge advocates and counsel assigned to the accused come from the office of the judge advocate  School, Air Force Human Resource Management School, Commander's Professional Development School, USAF First Sergeant Academy, Professional Military Comptroller School, USAF Historian Development School, International Officer School), College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education (Air Force Wargaming Institute, Airpower air·pow·er or air power  
1. The organized, integrated use of aircraft and missiles for purposes of foreign policy, strategy, operations, and tactics.

2. The tactical and strategic strength of a country's air force.
 Research Institute, Public Affairs Center of Excellence, Warfare Studies Institute)

* Headquarters Air University Academic Office--Academic Affairs Division, Registrar Division, Center for Teaching Excellence (Faculty Development Division, Academic Instructor School)

* Air Force Institute for Advance Distributed Learning (Extension Course Program, Air Technology Network, Air Force ADL Focal Point focal point
See focus.

* Air University Library--Air University Press

* Communications & Information Office--Air University Television

* Civil Air Patrol--USAF

* 42nd Air Base Wing

2nd Air Force (technical training) Keesler AFB, Miss.

* 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas

* 37th Training Wing, Lackland AFB, Texas

* 81st Training Wing, Keesler AFB, Miss.

* 82nd Training Wing, Sheppard AFB, Texas

* 381st Training Group, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.

19th Air Force (flying training), Randolph AFB, Texas

* 12th Flying Training Wing, Randolph AFB, Texas (T-1A, T-6A, T-37B, T-38C, T-43A)

* 14th Flying Training Wing, Columbus AFB, Miss. (T-1A, T-37B, T-38C)

* 23rd Flying Training Squadron, Fort Rucker, Ala. (UH-1H)

* 47th Flying Training Wing, Laughlin AFB, Texas (T-1A, T-6, T-38C)

* 56th Fighter Wing, Luke AFB, Ariz. (F-16C/D)

* 58th Special Operations Wing An Air Force special operations wing. Also called SOW. , Kirtland AFB, N.M. (HC-130P/N, HH-60G, MC-130H/P, MH-53J, UH-1N)

* 71st Flying Training Wing, Vance AFB, Okla. (T-6A, T-1A, T-37B, T-38C)

* 80th Flying Training Wing, Sheppard AFB, Texas (T-37B, T-38A, AT-38B)

* 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus AFB, Okla. (C-51, C-17, KC-135)

* 306th Flying Training Group, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. (TG-10B/C/D, TG-14, TG-15A/B, UV-18, T-41D, C-150, DA-20-C1)

* 314th Airlift Wing, Little Rock AFB, Ark. (C-130E/J)

* 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall AFB, Fla. (F-15C/D, F/A-22A, Undergraduate Controller and Air Battle Manager Training, Weapons Director Training)

* 336th Training Group, Fairchild AFB, Wash. (UH-1N, Aircrew Survival Training)

* 45th Airlift Flight, Keesler AFB, Miss. (C-21)

* 479th Flying Training Group, Moody AFB, Ga. (T-6A, T-38C)

Air Force Recruiting Service, Randolph AFB, Texas

* 360th Recruiting Group, Hanscom AFB, Mass.

* 367th Recruiting Group, Robins AFB, Ga.

* 369th Recruiting Group, Lackland AFB, Texas

* 372nd Recruiting Group, Hill AFB, Utah


* 59th Medical Wing, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas

* Air Force Occupational Measurement Squadron, Randolph AFB, Texas

* Air Force Security Assistance Training Squadron, Randolph AFB, Texas

Commander: Gen. William R. Looney III General William R. Looney III is Commander, Air Education and Training Command (AETC), Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. As commander, he is responsible for the recruiting, training and education of Air Force personnel.  

Headquarters: Randolph AFB, Texas

Command Chief Master Sgt.: Chief Master Sgt. Rodney E. Ellison

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Title Annotation:professional training for airmen
Author:Cresswell, Robin
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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2006
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