• Faculty Next Creates Lifelong Learners

    As a key part of Air Education and Training Command’s Continuum of Learning initiative, the 17th Training Group recently introduced a new seminar focused on active learning teaching methods for faculty members called Faculty Next.“Faculty Next is an experience,” said 17th Training Support Squadron Cognitive Performance Coach Jeb Clay. “This course
  • Celebrating Women’s History Month

    Women’s History Month started as a national celebration in 1981, when Congress authorized the president to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982, as Women’s History Week.In 1987, Congress designated the month of March 1987 as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, the President has issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of
  • Do You Lead by the “Right” Example?

    We are taught throughout our careers in the Air Force to lead by example, be competent, have a purpose and care about the team. Aristotle claimed, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” This habit is built on every single day. The habits we have are then seen and repeated by those who come after us. Many
  • A symphony of flight and fantasy

    Children from 38 different local schools filled the Murphy Performance Hall to watch the free concerts by the San Angelo Symphony March 1.The theme for the event was Flight and Fantasy, so in the spirit of flight, Col. Robert Ramirez, 17th Training Wing vice commander, was invited to speak to the children about his experiences.“The San Angelo