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Wings of Blue Team jump94 FTS Acrobat DemonstrationThe 306th
 Flying Training Group
 is located at the
U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.



Our mission is "Airmanship...Leadership...Excellence"

tabAbout the 306th FTG 
The 306th Flying Training Group, located at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., provides management and oversight of USAFA airmanship programs involving 2,500 cadets annually and of the U.S. Air Force Initial Flight Screening program involving approximately 950 UFT candidates annually. The group ensures powered flight, soaring and parachuting courses contribute measurably to the leadership and character development of cadets and ensures quality flight screening identifies those officers with the ability to succeed in follow-on Undergraduate Flight Training.

Specifically, the 306th FTG ...

· Performs unique missions in congested airspace with hazardous terrain and weather for the Air Force's youngest aviators

· Provides oversight for, and empowers, cadet leadership through airmanship programs

· Provides aerospace support for multiple academic programs

· Trains and repeatedly fields national-caliber cadet competition teams

· Communicates for, and recruits for, USAFA and the U.S. Air Force through airmanship demos, static displays and competitions

· Supports all facets of the cadet officer development system to include military, athletic and academic involvement both on and off the airfield

· Melds military training and FAA operations into a UFT-like flight environment at Initial Flight Screening, Pueblo, Colo.

· Integrates assigned, attached and Reserve personnel supporting the mission

· Provides detailed oversight of contracts to ensure mission accomplishment at three operating locations
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1st Flying Training Squadron

The Mission of the 1st FTS is to screen Air Force aviator candidates for entry into Undergraduate Flight Training as well as to develop outstanding officers through the application of positive life habit patterns and the Air Force Core Values.

Squadron Commander: Lt. Col. Mark D. Lewis

94th Flying Training Squadron

The Mission of the 94th FTS is to inspire tomorrow's leadership through the dynamic experiences of soaring.

Squadron Commander:  Lt. Col. John W. Neptune

98th Flying Training Squadron

The mission of the 98th FTS is to develop Airmen through flight in its purest form ... Stand In the Door!

Squadron Commander: Lt. Col. Anthony R. Mincer

557th Flying Training Squadron

The mission of the 557th FTS is to develop leaders of character through powered flight.

Squadron Commander: Lt. Col. Gregory Thornton

306th Operations Support Squadron

The mission of the 306th OSS is to provide safe, efficient, operations support for tomorrow's leaders.

Squadron Commander: Lt. Col. Christopher G. Hawn

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