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  • Kwast salutes AETC team for "failing forward" in learning, innovation

    In the nearly two years since Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast took command of Air Education and Training Command, there has been change across many fronts of the Air Force’s recruiting, training and education enterprise.
  • AETC commander guest on "Developing Mach-21 Airmen" pod

    Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast is the featured guest on the latest episode of "Developing Mach-21 Airmen," Air Education and Training Command's podcast series, released July 8, 2019.
  • First BMT trainees experience M-4 training and qualification

    Members of the 37th Training Support Squadron Combat Weapons Flight reopened the newly renovated Combat Arms Training Range at the JBSA-Lackland Medina Training Annex July 8, 2019.BMT trainees were the first to experience M-4 carbine Weapons Familiarization Course at the range, which closed in November 2018, due to improper rainwater drainage. 
  • Air Force Basic Military Training continues to fine-tune program with major modernizations

    The opportunity for an Airman to leave Basic Military Training fully-qualified on the M4 rifle is just one of the new tactics being implemented as part of the recent changes to curriculum centered on readiness and lethality, airmanship, fitness and the warrior ethos.
  • Technology, AFWERX, helping SF Academy graduates become more lethal, ready

    Recognizing the pace of change is accelerating, the Security Forces Academy here has taken full advantage of an opportunity to help field tomorrow’s Air Force faster and smarter by adding innovative technology into its apprentice course to help produce more lethal and ready Airmen.
  • Captain Marvel Exhibit aims to inspire Mach-21 Airmen

    The release of “Captain Marvel” in theaters around the globe March 8 aims to inspire the general population, but at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, an exclusive exhibit aims to inspire our future Mach-21 Airmen at the Gateway to the Air Force.On February 22, an exclusive exhibit featuring props, imagery and artifacts from “Captain Marvel” landed
  • 37th Training Wing bivouac builds readiness, camaraderie

    37th Training Wing personnel participated in a bivouac exercise Feb 12 - 13, at the Basic Expeditionary Airman Skills Training (BEAST) site at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland-Medina Annex, Texas.The first of its kind 36-hour exercise focused on instilling the air expeditionary mindset, building individual and team confidence, and identifying
  • Father, son share Air Force journey

    For some, joining the Air Force at a young age may seem like the only option, but for others it only gets better with age. U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Moises Garrido, 19th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, decided to follow his dream and serve alongside his son by enlisting in the Air Force at age 37.
  • Basic Military Training puts focus on heritage

    Basic Military Training has implemented several heritage-based programs in an effort to better connect Airmen to the Air Force core values.
  • From start to finish: Air Force Reserve MTI's lead BMT total force flights

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas –Ten Air Force Reserve 433rd Training Squadron military training instructors guided four total force basic military training flights through eight and a half weeks of training and education in preparation for their Dec. 14 BMT graduation at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. It was the first time in the