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344th Training Squadron

344th Training Squadron


 Developing the critical requirements of an Airman's success...mentally and physically disciplined.


 To produce mission-ready Warrior Airmen who make a difference to our nation.

344th Training Squadron

Students troubleshooting the anti two block micro switch on an Arva Crane at the 344th Training Squadron Det. 1, Vehicle Management Schoolhouse in Port Hueneme, Calif. This detachment educates over 1500 students. Though many arrive directly from Air Force Basic Training, they can also be civilians, international students and members of other military services. This world-class training includes basic and advanced fire truck, material handling equipment, vehicle & equipment maintenance, and vehicle management & analysis courses.

 The 344 TRS is an extremely diverse unit with a mission to provide technical training for more than 8,236 Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, International and civilian students annually. The squadron offers courses in the following fields: Career Enlisted Aviator, Vehicle Maintenance, Logistics Readiness Officer, Logistics Plans, Materiel Management, Contracting, Recruiting, Safety, Crypto Maintenance, and TEMPEST. The organization oversees a budge of more than $2.4 Million dollars, as well as $100 Million dollars in training equipment and 271 personnel in multiple facilities located in Lackland and Port Hueneme CA.


Constituted 344th Training Squadron on 30 Aug 1993. Activated on 1 Sep 1993. As part of 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law courses from both the 344th and 345th Training Squadrons at Lackland, formed a realigned 344 TRS. Effective 25 Jun 2010 courses that comprise the 344 TRS are Recruiting, Logistics Readiness Officers, Career Enlisted Aviators, Safety Academy, National TEMPEST School, Contracting, Materiel Management, and Logistics Plans. Jun 2011, the 344 TRS added additional Cryptological courses. Additionally, the unit has one detachment, Det 1, at Port Hueneme, CA which teaches Vehicle Maintenance and Vehicle Management and Analysis.


  • National TEMPEST School
  • Crypto Maintenance
  • Ground & Weapons Safety (1S0 & 2W0)
  • Logistics Readiness Officer (21RX)
  • Logistics Plans (2G0XX)
  • Materiel Management (2S0XX)
  • Vehicle Maintenance (2T3XXX)
  • Contracting (6C0XX/64P)
  • Recruiting (8R000)
  • Career Enlisted Aviator (CEA) Center of Excellence

Contact Information

Commander Support Element
DSN: 473-1858/473-1760
Commercial: 210-671-1858/210-671-1760

Commander's Secretary
DSN: 473-4731
Commercial: 210-671-4731

344th Training Squadron
1015 Femoyer St Building 10900
Lackland AFB, TX 78236