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  • BAMC takes steps to continue high quality surgical care

    Brooke Army Medical Center is taking a number of steps to ensure high quality surgical care for patients. An initial step taken in mid-April was to temporarily reduce the number of elective surgical procedures.
  • Responsible drinking a vital part of summer safety

    A vital aspect of a safe and enjoyable summer is practicing responsible drinking.“Risky drinking leads to poor judgement,” said Master Sgt. Anita Garcia-McClintock, NCO in charge of the Alcohol Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. “It leads to more ‘watch me’ moments when combined with summer activities.”
  • Fiesta 2017: Community and Airmen come together

    This year marks the 126th anniversary of the colorful Fiesta festivity, honoring traditions deeply rooted throughout the area and celebrating the historic partnerships between the Airmen of Joint Base San Antonio and the local community. The Air Force’s ties to the San Antonio celebration date back to 1921 when, according to historical records from
  • JBSA celebrates party with purpose

    Members of the Joint Base San Antonio community are celebrating this year’s Fiesta San Antonio which began on April 20 and ends April 30. Fiesta San Antonio is an annual festival that has expanded to 11 days and honors the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. “In 1836, something significant happened in our country right
  • Female Airmen gain time to make separation decision when pregnant

    Female Airmen now have up to 12 months after having a baby to request separation from the service under the Air Force’s new Diversity and Inclusion initiative.
  • Do you have what it takes to ‘Hack the Air Force’?

    The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its key public websites. The initiative is part of the Cyber Secure campaign sponsored by the Air Force’s Chief Information Office as a measure to further operationalize the domain and leverage talent from both within and outside the Defense Department.
  • Molding yesterday’s trainees into tomorrow’s Airmen

    For Staff Sgt. Jessica Fairchild, a former MTI at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, those long hours were worth it. Six years into her career, Fairchild applied to be a military training instructor. She had dreams to be a teacher and chose to focus that drive into shaping the next generation of Airmen.
  • 37 TRW kicks off 2017 AFAF

    Col. Roy Collins, 37th Training Wing commander (seated) signs a contribution slip for the Air Force Assistance Fund as Master Sgt. Joseph Aponte, 323rd Training Squadron military training instructor and project officer for the 37th TRW AFAF campaign, looks on April 10, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The AFAF campaign is comprised of four
  • Airmen’s Week: Changing the Culture of Airmen

    (This is the second in a four-part series highlighting Airmen’s Week and the Military Training Instructors selected to be facilitators of a curriculum striving to inspire professionalism and excellence in the Air Force’s newest Airmen. Tech. Sgt. Roque Martinez is currently assigned to the 326th Training Squadron as a Military Training Instructor
  • Landing zone jump, remembrance memorial held for fallen battlefield Airman

    Members of the 37th Training Wing honored the legacy of Lt. Col. William “Bill” Schroeder, former 342 Training Squadron commander at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas April 7, 2017. On April 8, 2016, Schroeder recognized a perilous situation developing and reacted swiftly by putting himself between an armed individual and his first sergeant. In the process, he saved lives of other squadron members while being fatally wounded. Schroeder was posthumously awarded the Airman’s Medal.