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17th Training Support Squadron

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Deliver unequaled support to forge world-class Joint and Coalition Fire Protection and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Warriors!

Innovative, Combat Ready Leaders and Warriors … success rests on our shoulders!

The 17th TRSS is part of the 17th Training Group.

The 17th Training Support Squadron provides policy, support and guidance for the 312th Training Squadron, 315th Training Squadron and 316th Training Squadron to meet the training objectives of the 17th Training Group. The 17th Training Support Squadron acquires and operates computer networks and systems, manages interactive multi-media instruction development, trains faculty and staff members, delivers training to international military students, provides language and student support for international military students and their families, and oversees an annual budget of $31 million and training systems in excess of $212 million.


The 17th Training Support Squadron is the key enabler of the 17th TRG mission. Our philosophy, So Others May Train, ensures that we support our sister squadrons and the group with training, communications and resources. Our mission enables the training squadrons to focus on their individual training missions as we collectively endeavor to Train, Develop, and Inspire Exceptional Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance and Fire Protection Professionals for America and Her Allies.

The 17th Training Support Squadron is comprised of six flights:


Training Systems Flight - TSC

The Training Systems Flight implements and supports information technology governance and management activities to ensure the effective and efficient acquisition, integration, security and utilization of IT resources to support intelligence, firefighting and technical applications training. TSC provides oversight and governance to ensure secure, reliable, IT services across multiple networks of multiple classifications in support of the 17th TRG, utilizing select industry standards and best practices.


Faculty and Staff Development Flight - TSF

The Faculty and Staff Development Flight trains instructors, instructor supervisors, training developers and other personnel, military, civilians and contractors, for all squadrons and sister services. TSF serves as the single point of contact for 17th TRG programs including Air Education and Training Command Master Instructor Program, Community College of the Air Force Instructor Certifications, Instructional Systems Development Certification, Student Transcript Administration and Records System-Faculty Data, and the Civilian Employee Training Program.


Network Operations Flight - TSN

The Network Operations Flight consists of four elements. TSN is tasked to integrate, secure, manage and maintain classified training systems and applications across 14 networks along with the 17th TRG’s $300 million data center. TSN processes over 12,500 tickets annually to provide 99.7 percent uptime for more than 14,500 students.


Operations Flight -TSO

The Operations Flight consists of four sections, covering four mission sets: deployments, security, registrar functions and International Military Student Office, international intelligence training.


Resources Flight - TSR

The Resources Flight serves as an extension of the group staff and is charged with management and oversight of group-wide operational and functional areas dealing with resources. TSR provides management analysis across a broad spectrum of resourcing avenues, including financial management, contractor oversight, facilities, manpower, equipment, programming and training innovation. TSR provides exceptional support, management and coordination, on some level, to nearly every 17th TRG project.


Training Technology Flight - TSU

The Training Technology Flight develops, deploys, and maintains interactive multimedia course ware to support Headquarters Air Force, AETC and 17th TRG training requirements thereby ensuring quality, standardization and maximum reuse of advanced media training products. The flight is composed of the Instructional Programmer Team, the Interactive Multimedia Instruction Development Team and the Integration Team.



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