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  • AFJROTC launches Flight Academy program to address aircrew shortage

    Headquarters Air Force Junior ROTC has launched a program aimed at potentially putting more pilots in the cockpits of military aircraft to help address the Air Force’s ongoing aircrew shortage. Beginning in the summer of 2018, select AFJROTC cadets who applied for a new Fight Academy scholarship will attend an accredited aviation program at one of six partnering universities to get a private pilot license.
  • Reserve rescue aircrews brush up on survival training

    Survival, evasion, resistance and escape instructors with the 308th Rescue Squadron along with aircrew flight equipment specialists with the 920th Operations Support Squadron conducted a two-day SERE training session for 18 aircrew members Nov. 5-6.
  • Two-week summit takes aim at aircrew retention

    The Aircrew Crisis Task Force hosted a two-week aircrew retention summit here as part of a holistic approach to improve readiness and capacity by increasing retention of experienced aviators Aug. 14-25.The summit brought Air Force aviators together along with subject matter experts to identify ways to encourage aircrew to continue active-duty
  • Aircrew training device saves AMC time, money

    Members of Joint Base Charleston celebrated the standup of the Total Force Aerospace and Operational Physiology Team along with the unveiling of the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer during a ceremony here May 2. The ROBD is used to provide 437th and 315th Airlift Wing aircrews with Aerospace Physiology refresher
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