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Air education and training command.

Commander: Gen. Donald G. Cook Headquarters: Randolph AFB, Texas

Command Chief Master Sgt: Chief Master Sgt. Karl Meyers Established: July 1, 1993 Web address: www.aetc.randolph.af.mil

Mission

Recruits, trains and educates professional Airmen to sustain the combat capability of America's Air Force. Provides basic military training, initial and advanced technical training, flying training and professional military and degree-granting professional education. Conducts joint, medical service, readiness and Air Force security assistance training.

Responsibilities

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.
People

Active duty 44,122
 Officers 9,191
 Enlisted 34,931
AFRC 2,572
ANG 4,735
Civilians 14,996
Contracted workers 10,422
Total 76,847

Flying Hours
Per month: 44,386

Student Education Graduates

Officer accession 4,773
 Basic Officer Training 1,112
 Commissioned Officer Training 1,232
Reserve Officer Training Corps 2,389
Airman Education and
 Commissioning Program 40
Professional military education 42,793
Professional continuing education 25,581
 Air Force Institute of Technology 15,019
 Air University schools 9,435
 Air Force Institute for Advanced Distributed
 Learning (specialized courses) 1,127
Academic education 15,316
 Graduate education (AFIT) 679
 Advanced studies group 53
 Community College
 of the Air Force 14,584
Other educational activities 5,199
Air Force Institute for Advanced
 Distributed Learning
 (career development courses) 92,668
Total 186,330

Student Training Graduates

Aircrew 11,005
Survival training 0,437
Basic Military Training 37,020
Technical training (includes
 nonresidents) 187,049
Field training 35,674
Distance learning 16,257
Total 297,642

Recruiting

Officer accessions 1,887
Enlisted accessions 34,249
Total 36,249


Organization

Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

I Air Force Officer Accession and Training Schools--Reserve Officer Training Corps, Junior ROTC. Officer Training School (Basic Officer Training, Commissioned Officer Training)

I Professional Military Education--Squadron Officer College (Air and Space Basic Course, Squadron Officer School), Air Command and Staff College, Air War College, School for Advanced Air and Space Studies, College for Enlisted PME (Senior NCO Academy and CONUS NCO Academies. Air Force Enlisted Heritage Institute)

I Undergraduate and graduate degree programs--Community College of the Air Force, Air Force Institute of Technology (Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio), School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air Command and Staff College, Air War College

I Professional continuing education--Air Force Institute of Technology (Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio). Ira C. Faker College for Professional Development (USAF Chaplain Service Institute, Air Force Judge Advocate General 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 Research Institute, Public Affairs Center of Excellence. Warfare Studies Institute)

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

I Air Force Institute for Advance Distributed Learning (Extension Course Program, Air Technology Network, Air Force ADL Focal Point)

I Air University Library--Air University Press

I Communications & Information Office--Air University Television

I Civil Air Patrol--USAF 142nd Air Base Wing

2nd Air Force (Technical Training), Keesler AFB, Miss.

I 17th Training Wing. Goodfellow AFB, Texas

I 37th Training Wing, Lackland AFB, Texas

I 81st Training Wing, Keesler AFB, Miss.

I 82nd Training Wing, Sheppard AFB, Texas

I 381st Training Group, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.

19th Air Force (Flying Training), Randolph AFB, Texas

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

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

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

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

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

I 58th Special Operations Wing, Kirtland AFB, N.M. (HC-130P/N, HH-60G, MC-130H/P, MH-531, UH-1N)

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

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

I 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus AFB, Okla. (C-5, C-17, KC-135)

I 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)

I 314th Airlift Wing, Little Rock AFB, Ark. (C- 130)

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

I 336th Training Group, Fairchild AFB. Wash. (UH-I, Aircrew Survival Training)

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

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

Air Force Recruiting Service, Randolph AFB, Texas

I 360th Recruiting Group, Hanscom AFB. Mass.

I 307th Recruiting Group, Robins AFB. Ga.

I 369th Recruiting Group, Lackland AFB. Texas

I 372nd Recruiting Group, Hill AFB, Utah

Others

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

I Air Force Occupational Measurement Squadron, Randolph AFB, Texas

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