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  • We turn Intelligence Professionals into Intelligence Experts

313 TRS


Misson Vision

Our Mission: Providing world-class mission-qualification and advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance training to develop and inspire professionals for the Department of Defense and our international partners.

Our Vision: A combined training environment for Next Generation ISR Airmen that relies on and grows autonomy in learning, the drive to learn, and the understanding of the purpose for learning.

Advanced and Supplemental Courses

ISR Professional Development

Cyber Intelligence Formal Training Unit

International Intelligence Training Center Courses

We Are Intelligence Professionals
We Are Instructional Experts
We Are Innovators

— Hunting on the Wing —

Our Courses

See Our Courses

We specialize in Advanced Intelligence and International Intelligence Training courses provided by the men and women of the 313th Training Squadron. As the newest intelligence training squadron in the 17 Training Group, the Nighthawks are primed to train and educate military and civilian professionals in specific skillsets along with broadening their understanding of the Continuum of Learning and instill a lifelong desire to learn. Our advanced intelligence courses turn ISR professionals into ISR experts.


Who We Are

We’re a small squadron with less than 60 staff members but on average we train 200 students daily and graduate over 1,700 annually while still supporting worldwide deployments.

Buddy Millet

Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Blackledge is the commander for the 313th Training Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. He leads 70 Airmen providing world-class international, mission-qualification, as well as intermediate and advanced ISR training to develop and inspire professionals for the Department of Defense and its international partners.

Lt Col Daniel Blackledge

Chin Tam

Maj Chin Ki “Noah” Tam is the Director of Operations for the 313th Training Squadron, GAFB, Texas. He directs day-to-day operations across 16 training courses and drives training for over 2,000 Airmen annually in a multitude of Advanced Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance and International Intelligence training courses.

Maj Chin Ki Tam
Director of Operations

SMSgt Etheredge

SMSgt Heather L. Celano is the Superintendent, 313th Training Squadron, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. She is the senior enlisted advisor to the commander for matters related to morale, welfare, training and readiness for over 70 military, civilian and contract Airmen who deliver training in 13 advanced intelligence courses to 1,700 students annually. Senior Celano also leads the Senior Enlisted Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Master Skills Course graduating 170 senior leaders annually. This is the Air Force’s only ISR-focused superintendent course.

SMSgt Heather Celano
Senior Enlisted Leader

Local Info

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We want to Innovate

We are striving to support the 17TRW’s vision of becoming a global hub for lifelong learning and development. Becoming that hub will allow us to empower ISR Airman around the globe to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow in order to defend the United States through Air, Space and Cyberspace.



Mission Areas

Advanced & Supplemental Courses, ISR Professional Development, AF Cyber IFTU, IITC Courses




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