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  • JBSA hosts 4th annual Western Hemisphere Exchange Symposium

    The Inter-American Air Forces Academy here welcomed foreign mission partners for the 4th annual Western Hemisphere Exchange Symposium at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland May 19-24. Delegates from 17 countries attended the WHES, which is an international exchange on how various countries respond to crisis and regional challenges.
  • 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.
  • 'Port Dawgs' hold annual remembrance run for fallen

    Members of the Air Force air transportation community, also known as "Port Dawgs," gathered at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland with their families to honor fallen aerial porters with the 6th annual Port Dawg Remembrance Run May 18. Aerial porters conducted memorial runs across the Air Force as a sign of unity.
  • 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.
  • MWD Foster Puppy Program raises future four-legged warriors

    The Joint Base San Antonio military working dog foster puppy program places fosters with four-legged future warriors for six months before they enter the next phase of specialized training.
  • Egyptian officer graduates U.S. Air Force Military Training Instructor School

    An Egyptian military officer graduated from the U.S. Air Force Military Training Instructor Course May 9 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.
  • Initial clothing issue office dresses trainees as Airmen

    Scared, anxious and sleep deprived; between 300 and 400 trainees, many with freshly shaved heads from the barber located next door, pass through a brown brick building each week to receive their first sets of uniforms and clothing items they will need for life in the military.
  • Air Force Day at the Alamo showcases partnership with San Antonio

    Joint Base San Antonio Air Force units hosted Air Force at the Alamo April 22, with demonstrations and performances from the 902nd and 802nd Security Forces Squadrons’ Military Working Dog Section, 902nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Flight and 37th Training Wing’s Drum and Bugle Corps.
  • Protocol, practice, teamwork help save BMT trainee’s life

    The safety of the trainees at Basic Military Training is a top priority. When one trainee collapsed, the military training instructors immediately stepped up and ensure the safety and health of the distressed trainee.
  • U.S. Ambassador visits JBSA-Lackland

    The honorable W. Stuart Symington, U.S. ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, attended basic military training graduation and toured 37th Training Wing facilities April 5 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.