37th TRW Leadership

Col. Lauren A. Courchaine

Deputy Commander

Col. John P. "J.P." O'Dell III


Command Chief

Chief Master Sgt. Carlos Damian



37th Training Wing Mission and Vision


Build and develop disciplined and dynamic Airmen, Guardians, Partners and Allies trusted to secure tomorrow.


Forging the future force to excel in a complex operational environment.

The 37th Training Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, is the largest training wing in the U.S. Air Force. It consists of three training groups and one Academy; and graduates more than 80,000 students annually. These four missions include: basic military training of all enlisted recruits entering the Air Force, Space Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard through the 737th Training Group; professional and technical training for military members and civilians from the armed forces, federal agencies and the international community through the 37th Training Group; English language training for international military personnel attending the Defense Language Institute English Language Center; and specialized military education and training conducted in Spanish by active-duty Airmen for Latin American military members attending the Inter-American Air Forces Academy.