A Brief History of Vance AFB and the 71st Flying Training Wing - Training America's Best Pilots For 66 Years - Lineage and Honors, Stations, Aircraft, Decorations, Commanders
by Progressive Management
Published: November 12, 2013.
Since November 1941, Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma has trained America's military aviators to fly for the United States. Today, Vance is home to the U.S. Air Force's only Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training program as well as instructing the Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals course. In all, the wing trains more than 410 Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and allied student pilots.