• Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely

    Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer.
  • A Tale of Two Air Forces: How the Tuskegee Airmen bridged the divide

    Rick Sinkfield is the president of the San Antonio Chapter of The Tuskegee Airmen Inc., which exists to motivate youth to outstanding achievement and leadership in American society and to preserve the legacy of their role models, the Tuskegee Airmen.
  • MTI of the Year attributes win to coworkers, leadership

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Master Sgt. Roslyn Ball, 319th Training Squadron, credits the mentorship and bonds she’s shared with her fellow Military Training Instructors in receiving the 2020 MTI of the Year award.
  • Mom, daughter reunite at mom's BMT graduation

    A mother and her daughter had an unconventional reunion at a Basic Military Training graduation Nov. 12, 2020.
  • Construction picks up for new Airman Training Complex at JBSA-Lackland

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) is leading a massive $700 million, multi-year construction project to modernize the Gateway to the Air Force for new Basic Military Training recruits. Construction of the Basic Military Training West Campus at Joint Base San-Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is a
  • More than 1,200 march in honor of fallen defenders

    Approximately 1,200 students and U.S. Air Force Defenders from the 343rd Training Squadron participated in the 13th Annual Fallen Defender Ruck Nov. 6, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas.
  • BMT trainee with military lineage on path to fulfill dreams in USSF

    Delays led to dreams coming true for one young adult from Medford, Oregon, who always had her eyes toward the stars. Felicia Barringer was selected for a once in a life time opportunity to join the Air Force as a space systems operator in Spring of 2020 but her journey to serve, as three generations before her did, started on a rocky trail in Summer of 2017.
  • DLIELC Unveils New Aviation Language Training Center

    On November 6, 2020, DLIELC held a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new DLI Aviation Language Training Center which houses the Watkins Aviation Language Preparation Room and Sirois Aviation Simulation Lab (Sim Lab). This is the first and largest step by DLIELC in a long term plan to renovate the facility with moveable walls and state of the art virtual reality and artificial intelligence technology befitting a world class aviation training center.
  • 19th Air Force Commander bestows Bronze Star Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross to recipients

    Three Airmen answered their nation’s call and participated in a mission that led to a three-part evacuation of 194 special operations forces in a hostile environment.
  • Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force airs Nov. 13 at 5 p.m.

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, hosts the fourth episode of Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. on AETC’s Facebook page. This episode will focus on diversity within Air Force Special Warfare careers.With Webb, for this episode, will be: Chief