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Enlisted Marines reach new heights with UAS capabilities
August 13, 2019
The Commander of 558 Flying Training Squadron (FTS) Lt. Col. Eric Bissonette (left) and Marine Liaison to 558 FTS Major Matthew Bailey (right) stand with two graduates from the 19-14 Basic Sensor Operator Course (BSOC) graduating class after a winging ceremony. LCpl Joshua (center left) and LCpl Tyler (center right) are the first two Marines to complete 558 FTS BSOC and go on to qualify on the MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The BSOC training program is a Air Force school which Marines have recently been doing a joint training with part of the 558 flight training squadron aboard Randolph Air Force Base

Pilot-physician makes history by earning RPA wings
May 11, 2017
U.S. Air Force Maj. Joe, after graduation from the 558th Flying Training Squadron's Undergraduate Remotely Piloted Aircraft Training Course May 5, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.  Maj. Joe is the first-ever Pilot-Physician to qualify as an RPA pilot. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Melissa Peterson)