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Welcome to Training Air Wing One

Training Air Wing ONE was commissioned on August 2nd, 1971. The mission of Training Air Wing ONE is to provide newly designated aviators to the fleet for further training in operational combat aircraft and is conveyed in the wing motto, "Readiness for Victory at Sea Through Training." The Wing Commander's specific mission is to supervise, coordinate, and administer the student pilot academic and flight-training program. The instructor pilot cadre at Training Air Wing ONE is comprised of men and women from almost every Navy and Marine Corps aviation community as well as several international military exchange pilots, bringing an enormous array of fleet experience to the training command. Training Air Wing ONE is also tasked with training international military aviators from countries including France, Italy, and Spain.

Subordinate commanders under Commander Training Air Wing ONE include Training Squadron SEVEN and Training Squadron NINE. Training Wing ONE receives Student Naval Aviators upon completion of Primary Flight Training in the T-6B Texan II. Training Squadron SEVEN and Training Squadron NINE train Student Naval Aviators in the Boeing T-45C Goshawk, the Navy's most advanced strike jet trainer. Upon completion of Advanced flight instruction, the Student Naval Aviators are designated Naval Aviators and receive their "Wings of Gold."

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