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  • Emergency mass notification system can save your life

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- What do you do when you are on base and severe weather is fast approaching or a gunman has started randomly shooting people on base? The installation command post will warn and provide instructions simultaneously to all government computers, telephones, building public address systems, the outside 'giant
  • Airmen donate spare man-hours to national battlefield

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 20, 2012) -- Instead of having his Airmen in hold status spend their days cleaning the dormitories over and over, a military training flight commander has found a way to promote volunteering while helping Fort Lee and the local community.On any given day, about 30-50 Airmen are waiting for a start date for training or orders to
  • A dynamic wing, New 37th TRW commander amazed with mission

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- It took less than a week for the 37th Training Wing, with its diverse training missions, to make an impression on its new commander.Col. Mark Camerer, a command pilot with more than 3,700 flight hours, took command Sept. 4, calling it an honor to lead the Air Force's largest training wing."This is a dynamic wing,"
  • Glad to be back; New 37th TRW vice commander returns to JBSA-Lackland

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The new 37th Training Wing vice commander is no stranger to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Col. Vincent Fisher returns to San Antonio after 11 years."It's so good to be back," said Fisher, "My family and I really enjoy Lackland and San Antonio, and we love being part of the Lackland community. "Everyone
  • 9/11 run draws large participation

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Roughly 875 Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland military and civilian personnel and dependents honored victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the Robert D. Gaylor NCO Academy's "Let's Lift Up Our Fallen" 9/11 Remembrance Run Tuesday atthe 1.5-mile track.In addition to running, participants from
  • An Airman’s gift, BMT-taught CPR saves her brother’s life

    If the Air Force needs to validate the importance of teaching Self Aid Buddy Care in basic training, a former trainee's brother is living proof of its effectiveness.Airman Basic Shelby Goff used CPR, a technique taught during SABC, to revive her 6 year-old brother, Amadeaus Foster of Grand Junction, Colo., after he nearly drowned in a downtown San
  • Camerer takes command of 37th TRW

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- A command pilot with more than 3,500 hours of flight experience took charge of the 37th Training Wing during a formal change of command ceremony Tuesday morning at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.With Maj. Gen. Leonard Patrick, 2nd Air Force commander, as presiding official, Col. Mark D. Camerer took
  • JBSA-Lackland targets $2 million for CFC

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The annual Combined Federal Campaign, which raises money each year from federal employees for local, national and international charities, began Saturday.The Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland campaign goal this year for base mission partners and tenant organizations is just more than $2 million. Campaign
  • Col Axelbank reflects on tenure as commander

    When the current 37th Training Wing commander took over during the change of command ceremony in June 2011, he said, "There's no other place I'd rather be than right here, right now."After his first full day as wing commander, Col. Eric Axelbank went a step further, saying, "There's no better place than the 37th Training Wing."Axelbank undoubtedly