Saturday, June 13, 2009

96 officers complete U.S. Air Force Weapons School training

by Nellis Air Force Base Public Affairs

6/11/2009 - NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- The U.S. Air Force Weapons School will graduate 96 officers, including members of the Air Force's first unmanned aircraft systems class, during ceremonies in Las Vegas June 13.

Comprised of 17 squadrons, the Weapons School teaches graduate-level instructor courses that provide the world's most advanced training in weapons and tactics employment. Every six months, the school produces a new class of graduates who are expert instructors on weapons, weapons system and air and space integration. Upon completing the course, graduates return to their home stations, taking the latest tactics, techniques and procedures for air-to-air and air-to-ground combat to their respective units.

Class 09-A Graduates include:

[...] 66 WPS (A-10), Nellis AFB

Capt. Brian J. Erickson
Capt. Ryan T. Hayde
Capt. Dustin R. Ireland
Capt. Jeremiah W. Parvin
Capt. Jeffery A. Sliwoski
Capt. Matthew J. Vedder [...]


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