AETC Merges Enlisted Aircrew Ground Schools

Air Education and Training Command is bringing together the enlisted ground schools from seven aircrew specialties to form a mega Career Enlisted Aircrew Center of Excellence at Lackland AFB, Tex. AETC plans to move the first school—ground training for enlisted airborne battle managers—in time to start its first class at Lackland on April 11. In all, Lackland will gain about 40 instructors. Officials told the Lackland Talespinner that they expect the consolidation to streamline training, since each includes some common material, and reduce travel expenses.