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  • COVID-19 test results may take longer

    Due to the influx of COVID-19 tests being run, results are taking longer than originally anticipated. While most results are returning within 7-8 business days, some are taking up to 10 business days. Please be assured that tests are being processed, and you will be called as soon as the test result is received, whether positive or negative.
  • AETC implements DoD guidance on use of cloth face coverings

    In line with Secretary of Defense and Air Force guidance, Air Education and Training Command has directed, to the greatest extent practical, all individuals on AETC installations to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of social distancing in public areas or work centers.
  • An Open Letter to the Warhawk Family

    Our Gateway Wing has the high honor of being deemed Mission Essential.  We are the largest training wing in the Air Force, responsible for building Airmen and strengthening the partnerships we need to compete, deter, and win.  We are home to the Air Force’s only enlisted Basic Military Training (737 TRG), the largest & most diverse Technical Training Group (37 TRG), two significant international/security cooperation missions (IAAFA & DLI), and the DoD Executive Agent for Military Working Dogs & English Language Training.  We are the Gateway to the Air Force, and in many respects, the Gateway to the Americas.  Our wing remains absolutely vital to renew the force and underwrites our ability to defend the nation and deliver air and space power anytime, anyplace.
  • COVID-19 Test Results

    Due to the influx of COVID-19 tests being run, results are taking longer than originally anticipated. While most results are returning within 7-8 business days, some are taking up to 10 business days. Please be assured that tests are being processed, and you will be called as soon as the test result is received, whether positive or negative. If you
  • Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19

    In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to maintain grooming and fitness standards to the greatest extent possible.
  • Beware of COVID-19 Testing Scams Targeting TRICARE Beneficiaries

    While medical professionals in the U.S. and overseas are working hard to combat the coronavirus, some people are using this as an opportunity to take advantage of others. If you receive a call from someone offering to send you a COVID-19 testing kit, you could be the target of a scam. Below are facts about testing and ways you can prevent your TRICARE information from being stolen.
  • Feedback Fridays

    Feedback Fridays is a weekly forum that aims to connect the 502d Air Base Wing with members of the Joint Base San Antonio community. Questions are collected during commander’s calls, town hall meetings and throughout the week.
  • Turn quarantine time into quality time

    During the global pandemic that we find ourselves in today, it is important to remember to stay connected to our Air Force mission. Mission readiness means keeping a sound body and mind during trying times like these. In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control has encouraged that all social gatherings and personal interactions be kept to a minimum. How can you stay away from COVID-19 and keep yourself from going stir-crazy at the same time?
  • Language center students, instructors go the distance with distance learning

    Despite the changes and preventative measures that are part of COVID-19, students from the 637th Training Group, also known as the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC), have innovated and transferred to a digital learning environment during the past two week. The current COVID-19 pandemic generated rapid growth and innovation at DLIELC, with the team being afforded the opportunity to test the implementation of open source and government technologies to continue their mission of language education, despite geographical separation for faculty and students. Until two weeks ago, all of DLIELC’s academic instruction was conducted in a classroom setting using printed books. Distance learning had never been part of the DLIELC framework, until now.
  • AETC Command Chief: "We stand as a ready Air Force because of you"

    Normally the month of  March is known for Women’s History Month and "Mustache March," however this past month will be remembered for when we were attacked by something that while challenging us mentally and physically, would also highlight our Airmen's resolve and true grit.
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