Tag: iaafa

Jan. 5, 2022

First Spanish-language SNCO course at IAAFA fills partner nation need

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Enlisted Professional Military Education at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy reached a new level this past training cycle with the addition of the International Senior Non-Commissioned Officer course.

Dec. 14, 2021

Guardsmen, partner nations attend first Air Force all-Spanish international SNCO course

Two Air National Guardsmen participated in the first International Senior Noncommissioned Officer Course held all in Spanish by the Inter-American Air Force Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Oct. 4-Dec. 8.

Nov. 2, 2021

IAAFA program acts as force multiplier and security cooperation tool

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Since 1943 the Inter-American Air Forces Academy has promoted Security Cooperation principles through the delivery of education and training to 23 Western Hemisphere Partner Nations. The academy carries on this tradition by delivering in-residence curriculum encompassing three core tasks: technical, professional military education and aircrew training. The delivery of these competencies across 31 courses relies on the professionalism and expertise of IAAFA’s instructor corps. This group of professionals includes a cadre of Latin American guest instructors, known as Partner Nation Guest Instructors or PNGIs.

Oct. 12, 2021

IAAFA participates in AFA Air, Space and Cyber Conference

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – A team of instructors and leaders from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy joined hundreds of Airmen and Guardians at the 2021 Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 20-22.

Aug. 2, 2021

IAAFA team shines at professional development program

The language skills of the Inter-American Air Forces Academy team were front and center during Programa Integral para Suboficiales de Alta Jerarquía, a professional development training engagement conducted with U.S. Army South and the Colombian Army June 14-25.

Sept. 30, 2020

Ten IAAFA Students Complete Air Advisory Certification Course

Ten IAAFA, 837 TRS members completed a one week Air Advisor certification course, offered by the Air Advisor Flight, a division of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School (EOS) at joint Base McGuire –Dix-Lakehurst through a Distance Learning setting.

May 18, 2020

IAAFA Adapts during COVID-19, Continues International Professional Military Education via Distance Learning

In March 2020, when the nation started shelter-in-place orders due to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic, the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, which forges international friendship and security cooperations through education and training, coordinated for all of their international students to return to their home countries. Despite relocations, IAAFA got back up and running with distance learning courses facilitated by videoconferencing software and because of that IAAFA’s Alpha Class of 2020 graduated May 15, 2020 via a virtual graduation ceremony.

July 24, 2018

IAAFA continues decades old tradition with Alamo Wing visit

A 24-year tradition continued as 40 students from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy visited the 433rd Airlift Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland July 18 to learn about the C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft, the maintenance mission and how the Reserve Citizen Airmen maintainers keep their Air Force Reserve Command of C-5Ms battle operational.