Shriever AFB's First Term Airman's Center opens doors
- Arizona Deployment Provides Training Opportunity. D'Aurizio, Jessica // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Jun2001, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p25
Reports on the deployment of pilots and aircraft maintenance technicians from the 47th Fighter Squadron and 917th Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, for live weapons training in Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. Operational benefits of practice with live munitions; Similarities of the deserts...
- A Hard Road. Hayward, George // Airman;Apr99, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p2
Reports on the Combat Control School at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina. Description of the training; Comments from Senior Master Sergeant Jack McMullen; Focus of the training.
- Earning Wings of Silver & Gold. Toner, Cheryl L. // Airman;May2000, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p40
Deals with the training programs of the United States Air Force flying squadrons at the naval air station in Pensacola, Florida. Difficulties in the aviation preflight indoctrination training; Phases of training for trainees; Reasons behind the career choices of Air Force service members; Views...
- Six bombers complete expeditionary mission, return home. Smith, Tech. Sgt. Howard // Airman;Dec98, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p12
Reports on the completion of the training of bombers from the United States Air Force Second Air Expeditionary Group at the Andersen Air Force Base in Guam in October 1998. Completion of 34 training missions and 350 flying hours.
- Returning to Rigor. Wright, Ken // Airman;Mar1999, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p44
Discusses the need to have a tougher basic training in the United States Air Force. Creation of a field training experience named `Scorpion's Nest' by the 737th Training Group at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas; Instilling warfighting experience in basic trainees; Tactics to learn.
- Into the Woods. Hodge, Peggy E. // Flying Safety;Jul99, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p9
Provides information on the Combat Survival School in Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington, which is a training school for all United States Air Force aircrews. Background information on the school; What does the school's course content provide the aircrews; Significance of the school.
- When not to give the skipper extra training. Pham, T.N. // Flying Safety;Aug97, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p28
Discusses the weight of following safety rules 100 percent during air training sessions, as highlighted during a near accidental air combat session between two US Air Force airmen. Training on a high-gravity, sweat-inducing, high-workload flight; Danger of false sense of honor and desire for...
- The advanced instrument flight course or instruments `r' us. Jones, Kevin // Flying Safety;Sep94, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p9
Recounts the history of the US Air Force's Advanced Instrument Flight Course (AIFC) training program in Castle Air Force Base, California. Aim of the program to train the best instrument pilots in the world; Curricula; Areas covered during the training; Contact information.
- Attention to details. Barela, Timothy P. // Airman;Aug98, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p40
Focuses on the First Term Airman's Center which aims to facilitate the adjustment of incoming airmen to base duty. Services offered; Orientation activities; In-processing and professional briefings provided; Perks; Benefits.