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NEWS | May 15, 2023

96th Flying Training Squadron welcomes new commander

By Jet Fabara 340th Flying Training Group Public Affairs

Lt. Col. Christine van Weezendonk assumed command of the 96th Flying Training Squadron from Col. James Browning at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on May 5 during a ceremony officiated by Col. Kyle Goldstein, 340th Flying Training Group commander.

Formerly the assistant operations officer of the Undergraduate Flight Training detachment, van Weezendonk is now responsible for a squadron that oversees T-1 Jayhawk, T-6 Texan II, and T-38 Talon aircraft flight training at Laughlin Air Force Base.

The 96th FTS is one of six flying training squadrons under the 340th FTG and is a Reserve associate squadron to the 47th Flying Training Wing.