• Goodfellow EST: More Ready, More Lethal

     Members from the 17th Security Forces Squadron Emergency Services Team completed their Basic SWAT certification May 7 to May 11. EST is a team of highly motivated, physically fit, well trained Defenders who function as a designated high threat response group, leveraging a more ready and more lethal option during unique incident scenarios. While
  • 517th Training Group celebrates Language Day

    The 517th Training Group, in partnership with the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, celebrated 66 years of Language Day, May 11. The 517th TRG is part of the 17th Training Wing but remotely located and is integrated into the DLIFLC. “Language Day is the Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, equivalent of an air show,”
  • 17th Communications Squadron changes command

    The 17th Communications Squadron conducted their change of command ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow, May 10, 2018.The change of command saw Maj. Mark Walkusky, 17th CS commander, relinquish command of the squadron to Maj. David Coté. Following the time honored tradition, the unit guideon was passed from Walkusky to their superior Col.
  • Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Fillbrandt retires

    After 23 years of service Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Fillbrandt, 17th Training Wing command chief master sergeant, retired at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 10. “At times such as retirements, it is good to reflect on excellence of service,” said Maj. Gen. Matthew Molloy, Air Force