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12th Flying Training Wing
502nd ABW conducts Major Accident Response Exercise
June 8, 2021
— The 502nd Air Base Wing conducted a Major Accident Response Exercise May 26 in order to test and validate the 502nd ABW and Joint Base San Antonio mission partners’ ability to accurately assess and quickly respond to a simulated on-base aircraft crash...
12th Flying Training Wing honors mechanics for Aviation Maintenance Technician Day
May 23, 2021
— Aviation Maintenance Technician Day, observed May 24, honors the men and women who have worked behind the scenes making and keeping aviation possible, like the mechanics who work for the 12th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph...
12th FTW commander speaks to Air Force ROTC cadets in Austin
May 4, 2021
— Col. Scott Rowe, 12th Flying Training Wing commander at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, spoke to cadets at Air Force ROTC Detachment 825 in their leadership lab at the University of Texas at Austin April 30...
12th TRS, 435th FTS acquire inert munitions for IFF students
April 27, 2021
— Student pilots from the 435th Fighter Training Squadron are becoming more familiar with aircraft munitions thanks to the recently added inert weapons at the 12th Training Squadron and 435th FTS at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph...
560th FTS honors Vietnam POWs at Freedom Flyer Reunion
March 30, 2021
— The 560th Flying Training Squadron honored three former Vietnam veterans during the 47th Annual Freedom Flyer Reunion at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph March 25-26...
558th FTS student receives 2020 Air Force Academy Cadet of the Year award
March 25, 2021
— The Air Force announced the winner of the 2020 U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet of the Year earlier this year, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the award ceremony was postponed...
First graduates of undergraduate pilot training 2.5 make history
March 19, 2021
— History was made March 19 as 10 new Air Force pilots received their wings after graduating from the first Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 program at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph...
Women in Flight: From cook to pilot, a 12th TRS flight commander’s story
March 16, 2021
— Women in Flight is a four-part series highlighting a different female pilot within the 12th Flying Training Wing each week during the month of March in celebration of Women's History Month...
12th Flying Training Wing selects 2020 annual award winners
January 25, 2021
— 12th Flying Training Wing selects 2020 annual award winners...
99th FTS participates in Tuskegee Airman’s 100th birthday celebration
January 22, 2021
— Members from the 99th Flying Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph participated in a drive-through car parade Jan. 9 to honor the 100th birthday of retired Air Force Master Sgt. James Bynum, a documented Original Tuskegee Airman...
JBSA partners with local governments to ensure citizen, pilot safety
November 10, 2020
— To ensure the safety of base aircrew and citizens residing near Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, a blanket Intergovernmental Support Agreement was utilized for the first time with the Alamo Area Council of Governments which incorporates a contract managed by Universal City, Texas. This historic partnership was publicly recognized at an event Nov. 10...
WWII legendary ace’s aircraft lore alive and well at 12th FTW, 39th FTS
October 28, 2020
— The 340th Flying Training Group’s 39th Flying Training Squadron, initially activated as the 39th Pursuit Squadron in 1940, re-designated as the 39th FTS in 1999 and subsequently activated in the Reserve component in 2001, has a storied World War II past that’s being celebrated by its operational host, the 12th Flying Training Wing...
Centralized Cargo Operations unique team with critical mission
October 2, 2020
— One of the precautions taken by Joint Base San Antonio at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic was adding a second Basic Military Training location at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, to help better ensure physical distancing between recruits. Accomplishing this task required many other logistical modifications, and one group of people had a key role to play in achieving this...
12th FTW protocol chief recognized by AETC commander
September 24, 2020
— Lt. Gen. Marshall Webb, commander, Air Education and Training Command, presented the Award for Civilian Achievement to 12th Flying Training Wing protocol chief Ty Reyes Sept. 22 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph...
12th Maintenance Squadron demos new tow technology
September 2, 2020
— The 12th Maintenance Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph recently demonstrated the capabilities of a remotely controlled aircraft towing system, or RCATS, designed to make transporting aircraft more cost-efficient. The RCATS will reduce manpower requirements, allow close-quarter towing and quicker aircraft stowing ahead of inclement weather...
For historians, COVID-19’s a big story, but operational focus continues
August 21, 2020
— At Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, historians at Air Education and Training Command and the 12th Flying Training Wing acknowledge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their organizations’ missions, but it does not obscure the telling of their operational stories...
Seguin airfield maintains steady course during pandemic
July 31, 2020
— An airfield that was constructed about a decade after the Army Air Corps opened Randolph Field continues to serve the needs of the flying training mission at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph as it meets the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus pandemic...
12th Flying Training Wing welcomes new commander
July 27, 2020
— Col. Scott Rowe took command of the 12th Flying Training Wing from Col. Mark Robinson during a change of command ceremony July 27, 2020 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas...
12th MXG continues to support flying mission while protecting its workers
July 21, 2020
— More than four months ago, Robert West, director of the 12th Maintenance Group at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, learned through a social media video sent to him by his uncle in Australia that the Czech Republic was encouraging its citizens to wear masks in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, which was quickly gaining momentum...
Online tools ease COVID-19 turbulence at 12th Flying Training Wing
July 8, 2020
— For the last 20 to 30 years, staff members of the 12th Flying Training Wing’s 12th Operations Group have tackled flying operations traditionally. Then, in mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and changed everything...