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Default Air Force Logo 19th Air Force commander directs T-6 operational pause
The 19th Air Force commander has issued an operational pause for all T-6 Texan II operations to ensure aircrew safety after a cluster of unexplained physiological events occurred at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, Vance AFB, Oklahoma, and Sheppard AFB, Texas within the last week.
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An instructor pilot and student pilot from the 37th Flying Training Squadron prepare for a flight Sept. 28, 2017, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Instructor pilots fly with the student pilots on almost every flight to provide immediate feedback and help with any grading and teaching the students may need. An IP can fly up to three times in one day, with each flight reaching almost three hours of total flight-time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) AF awards recognize pilot excellence
With a continued focus on solving the pilot retention problem and maintaining air dominance, Air Force senior leaders look to celebrate the culture and flying expertise of their pilots.
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Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, passes the 19th Air Force guidon to Brig. Gen. Patrick J. Doherty, during the 19th Air Force change of command ceremony March 28, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.  Members of the numbered Air Force unit will oversee 19 training locations, with 16 total force wings, 10 active duty, one Air Force Reserve and five Air National Guard units.  More than 32,000 members of 19th Air Force operate more than 1,350 aircraft from 29 different aircraft models.  Members of the 19th Air Force are responsible for training aircrews, air battle managers and weapons directors, plus Air Force Academy Airmanship Programs and Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape training.(U.S. Air Force photo by Joel Martinez) New commander takes reins at 19th AF
Wing commanders from across the Air Education and Training Command welcomed the new 19th Air Force commander during a change of command ceremony here March 28.
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