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SECOND AIR FORCE NEWS

  • Airman Accelerators become agents of change

    The Airman Accelerator Program challenges 82nd Training Wing students to identify issues that negatively impact training, procedures, or quality of life and then propose a solution. The 82nd Training Wing started the AAP in May 2023. Since then, 25 Airmen in Training have been certified as Airmen

  • Mission Generation Demonstration showcases mission-ready skills

    The 363rd Training Squadron hosted a Mission Generation Demonstration April 16, 2024, here. Instructors from the ammunition schoolhouse collaborated with instructors from other schoolhouses to showcase how crew chiefs, petroleum, fuel, ammunition and weapons work together to get an aircraft mission

  • Airmen in Training make connections at Operation Destination

    The 82nd Training Wing recently implemented Operation Destination, an event designed to give Airmen in Training a head start making connections and getting insider information about their first duty station. During the events, AiTs learn about the major commands and meet fellow Airmen who are headed

  • Cable Dawg Instructors build confined space simulator

    Tech Training Transformation continues at the 82nd Training Wing as instructors from the 364th Training Squadron’s Cable and Antennae School built and implemented a confined space simulator in January 2024, here. The 77-academic day apprentice course has four instructional blocks that cover working

  • 82d TRW Nondestructive Inspection Airmen learn to look beneath the surface

    Over the course of 51 training days, Nondestructive Inspection instructors from the 82nd Training Wing’s 359th Training Squadron Detachment 1 teach future NDI Airmen how to use technologies like x-ray, ultrasound, eddy currents and oil analysis to detect miniscule defects safely and effectively in

  • 82d TRG detachment resumes training at Tyndall AFB

    Category 5 storm Hurricane Michael leveled most of Tyndall Air Force Base on October 10, 2018. The base still bears the scars of the storm’s onslaught, with condemned buildings and splintered tree stumps dotting the nearly 30,000 acres. However, amid the cacophony of nonstop construction and F-35

  • Schoolhouse Rock: Fort Leonard Wood

    Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri is home to the Air Force’s 368th Training Squadron (TRS), which provides initial skills and advanced level training in the areas of engineering, pavements & equipment, and emergency management. Originally located at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, the 368 TRS was first

  • AFE: keeping aircrew safe starts at the 361st TRS

    Changes in Aircrew Flight Equipment course curriculum and instruction methods initiated by career field managers and instructors are providing Airmen in Training with more interactive, engaging, and relevant training before they begin their careers.