• Blue Rope of the Year extols rewards of MTI career

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- When 20-year-old Holly Vaught walked into an Air Force recruiter’s office in the summer of 2003, she was by her own account, emotionally lost with $2 and a half tank of gas to her name. She admitted her motive to join the Air Force was selfish: “I needed something to save me from me.”Not only did she find
  • JBSA Security Forces sharpen skills with AACOG assistance

    The Alamo Area Council of Governments, a voluntary association of cities, counties and special districts within South Central Texas, has a longstanding relationship with the San Antonio military community and recently hosted a training event for Joint Base San Antonio security forces members.
  • WWII legendary ace’s aircraft lore alive and well in 12th FTW, 39th FTS

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – 340th Flying Training Group’s 39th Flying Training Squadron, initially activated as the 39th Pursuit Squadron in 1940, re-designated as the 39th FTS in 1999 and subsequently activated in the Reserve component in 2001, has a storied WWII past that’s being celebrated by its operational host, the 12th Flying
  • MTI recruiter swaps campaign cover for RED HORSE cap

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – An Air Force Reserve military training instructor and MTI recruiter swapped his campaign cover for a RED HORSE ball cap this month, and has returned to his pre-MTI career field with new tools that he'll use in the next phase of his career.In 2017, the 433rd Training Squadron at Joint Base San
  • Commentary: Delivering a 21st Century Learning Services Environment

    Something big is happening and it affects us all -- the journey to modernize the delivery of Air Force learning services.
  • Fall Back: Change your clocks, batteries during Daylight Saving Time

    Daylight Saving Time is Nov. 1. As you move your clocks back an hour, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and other home safety devices.
  • Valuing force generators: Recruiters, MTIs, MTLs lay foundation for tomorrow’s forces

    For Air Education and Training Command, developing the Airmen we need doesn’t happen magically. It takes the right Airmen with the right training at the right time with the right focus. It means investing in our future by investing in force generators – recruiters, military training instructors, and military training leaders.
  • TSgt. Jeremy McKague inspires future generations of Airmen

    Silence fills the classroom as Airmen actively try not to make eye contact with one another. Many have just graduated from Basic Military Training, having learned only basic maintenance, and are still austere from the environment they were just in. After BMT, Airmen are sent to technical school to learn the specialized aspects of their job. If an Airmen is selected to be an F-35 aircraft armament systems technician, there is a chance they will be taught by Tech. Sgt. Jeremy McKague, 359th Training Squadron F-35 aircraft armament systems instructor.
  • DLIELC Presents at the Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) Symposium

    From 14-16 October 2020, the Air Force Culture and Language Center (AFCLC) at Air University hosted the Fifth Annual Air University Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) Symposium. This year’s symposium was held on an 100% virtual platform. While this was a change from the meetings of previous years, this did allow for a wider range of speakers and leaders to participate!
  • Air Force’s special warfare training builds physical, intellectual leaders ready to handle threats worldwide

    U.S. Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, saw firsthand how Air Education and Training Command officials ensure joint forces are well equipped with ready and lethal special operations Airmen during a visit here Oct. 16.