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  • 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
  • AF senior leaders stress safety over Labor Day weekend

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy issued the following message to all Air Force personnel:As our Nation pays tribute to American workers during Labor Day weekend, we thank all Airmen for your dedicated service and hard work

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- West Nile Virus-positive mosquitoes have now been identified at all Joint Base San Antonio locations. Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph were added on Aug. 24.Three sample pools at JBSA-Lackland and one sample pool at JBSA-Randolph tested positive.JBSA officials also reported on Aug.

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Air Education and Training Command unveiled a new website accessible by smart phones and tablets that is designed to provide resiliency and safety information to Airmen. The website was shown at the Air Force Community Action Information Board meeting March 29.Among the highlights of the website are
  • Pledge reaffirms MTI commitment

    The Air Force's newest military training instructors reaffirmed their commitment to Air Force Core Values and future basic military trainees when the six MTIs recited a new pledge during their graduation ceremony Aug. 10.Taken for the first time by MTI School graduates, the MTI pledge details the responsibilities, standards, conduct and
  • Air Advisor Academy unveils memorial for fallen Airmen

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- The Air Advisor Academy here hosted a dedication ceremony for the new Air Advisor Memorial at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, July 27.While the memorial honors all air advisors who have made the ultimate sacrifice, the ceremony honored one contracted and eight Air Force air advisors who were killed in
  • Leading by example: Academy cadets develop leadership skills at BMT

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- U.S. Air Force Academy cadets learned first-hand over the past seven weeks how military training instructors develop the Air Force's newest warrior Airmen in basic military training.The 27 cadets in the Summer Leadership Program developed leadership skills by shadowing MTIs in seven BMT squadrons at Joint