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  • Operational height waivers focus of latest "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast

    The 23rd episode of "The Air Force Starts Here," Air Education and Training Command's podcast series, focuses on flying training and was released Jan. 14.
  • Air Force beta-tests adaptive learning platform in basic military training

    Air Education and Training Command’s emphasis on the use of technology to aggressively and cost-effectively modernize education and training took another step forward here with the issuance of personal tablets to two in-processing flights at Basic Military Training.
  • CSAF visits JBSA-Lackland on Standing Watch tour

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein met with Airmen from the 37th Training Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and visited other Air Force bases with Airmen who stand watch 24-7, 365 to show appreciation for their efforts, sacrifice and to recognize and increase awareness of this vital mission.
  • 2020 Special Olympics Texas Games slated for Morgan’s Wonderland

    Texas law enforcement officers, military officials, local civic and community leaders, as well as local cheer teams came together at a press conference Dec. 10, 2019, to announce the 2020 Special Olympics Summer Games will be held at the Morgan’s Wonderland Event Center.
  • Air Force to solicit 75th birthday theme ideas

    In preparation for its 75th anniversary, Sept. 18, 2022, the Air Force is soliciting birthday theme ideas from Total Force Airmen and civilians. Every year in September, the Department of the Air Force dedicates a theme to celebrate the Air Force’s birthday.
  • Cadet Board LEAP Submissions Available 1 January to 15 March 2020

    Eligible cadets from the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) interested in applying for the Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) may submit applications online from 1 January to 15 March 2020.
  • Leaders never stop learning

    A major part of becoming an effective leader is learning how to communicate efficiently with peers, leadership and subordinates. Although practice is the best learning tool, one must first understand how people communicate.
  • Air Force studies fatigue and sleep to enhance readiness

    The Air Force is studying sleep habits among Airmen to find ways to improve performance and ensure their readiness to support the mission.
  • New year, new name, same great content: "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast

    New year, new name, same great content on the latest episode of Air Education and Training Command’s "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast series, released Jan. 2, 2020.
  • Volunteers show commuters ‘We Care’ at JBSA-Lackland entry gates

    As part of their effort to support those struggling with mental health issues, Vann and the We Care team want everyone to know which agencies are available to help: If you or someone you know is struggling with depression please reach out to the Mental Health Clinic, Military & Family Life Counselors, Military OneSource or Chaplains. If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide please go directly to the Mental Health Clinic or to your closest emergency room. You can also reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Above all - you matter and your Air Force Family cares about you.