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479th FTG evacuates aircraft to JBSA-Randolph

By 12th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs | Aug. 28, 2012

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The 479th Flying Training Group evacuated 33 aircraft and accompanying aircrew members from Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., to Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas yesterday afternoon in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac.

The group is currently in a "stop training" status and only mission essential personnel for Crisis Action Team operations should report for duty. Other than low-lying areas of NAS Pensacola Base Housing, a military evacuation order has not been authorized. 

The 479th FTG is a geographically separated unit of the 12th Flying Training Wing and hosts the Air Force's only Combat Systems Officer training program.