Post Tagged with: "FTAC"


Senior Airman John Burchfield, 86th Force Support Squadron First Term Airman’s Center lead, shares a laugh while heading a class activity to learn about each other Dec. 14 on Ramstein. According to Burchfield, the goal of being an FTAC lead is to serve as an early role model for new Airmen.

Adjusting to Air Force life through FTAC

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

When entering their first base, Airmen need help not only to navigate the base but also the Air Force in general. Thankfully, the First Term Airman’s Center is there to educate and start them on the right path.

December 17, 2015 ×


Staff Sgts. Robert Hockenhull and James Gettis, 86th Force Support Squadron First-Term Airman Center instructors, prepare Airmen for the operational Air Force. FTAC is an eight-day course giving Airmen the foundation for 
beginning their career at Ramstein.

FTAC builds foundation for professional Airmen

Story and photo by Airman Dymekre Allen
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The basics, check. The training, check. Now, on to professionalism. From the intensity of basic military training to the countless hours of sitting in class gaining career knowledge, the time finally comes to use those skills and become military professionals.

October 24, 2013 ×