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Inbound Students: Contact Vance AFB public health at 580-554-8114 for COVID-19 screening prior to arrival. After contacting Public Health, immediately call the 71st Student Squadron at 580-213-6396, 7132, or 6663 to initiate in-processing procedures​.


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Welcome to Vance Air Force Base and the 71st Student Squadron (STUS)! Team Vance trains more than 370 Air Force and allied student pilots each year. As the fourth busiest airfield in the Air Force, Vance operates approximately 200 T-1 Jayhawk, T-6 Texan II, and T-38 Talon aircraft flying over 50,000 sorties and 74,000 hours every year. In the STUS, we provide the administrative command and control required to accomplish the wing’s pilot training mission.