International military student officers help build worldwide partnerships
Maj. Dave Cote, 41st Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot and international military student officer, congratulates Capt. Toai Dang, from the Vietnam People’s air force, following a graduation ceremony May 30, 2019, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Dang became the first Vietnamese student from Vietnam Air Defense Air Force to graduate the Aviation Leadership Program at Columbus AFB. ALP is a U.S. Air Force-funded program, providing students of friendly and developing countries with undergraduate pilot training scholarships. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)