• Air Force Basic Training Honor Graduates for Aug. 9, 2013

    Congratulations to the following 48 Airmen for being selected as honor graduates among the 482 Air Force basic military trainees who graduated on August 9, 2013. 321st Training SquadronFlight 497Nicholas Barger Nathan Browning Samuel Burton Brandon Keys Joseph Payne Jared Piubeni Ryan Poarch Gilberto Salinas Flight 498Nathalie Hamilton Holli Soule
  • Photo Contest winner, next call for entrants

    Our winner from the June photo contest, depicting an aspect of our core values with the theme of, "At the Core," was Tech. Sgt. Thomas Kessler from the 344th Training Squadron Det. 1 at Port Heuneme, Calif! Be watching for his photo to be uploaded today to www.37trw.af.mil. His winning photo will be entered in the quarterly contest against the
  • Air Force Basic Military Training Instructor among special duties requiring commander nomination

    The selection process for 10 special duty positions, including that of Air Force Basic Military Training Instructor, requires unit commander nomination and hiring authority certification, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. The process change implemented this month affects staff sergeant, technical sergeant and master sergeant positions in
  • July 12 Basic Military Training Honor graduates

    Congratulations to the following 71 Airmen for being selected as honor graduates among the 715 Air Force basic military trainees who graduate Friday: 320th Training SquadronFlight 433Triston Lauck Seth Lilly Adam Nicotra Zachary PerkeyChristopher WatersFlight 444Michelle Loper Riley MayValerie Ramos Samantha SaulsburyFlight 453Anthony Comer
  • The Challenge Coin

    Who has their Basic Training military coin on them? I asked this question to our Vehicle Management graduating class from the 344th Training Squadron, Detachment 1, Port Hueneme Calif. To my surprise, out of a class of 13 only five students raised their hands. And when asked why those five airmen had their coins on them, most replied, "We were told
  • AETC bases to conduct June stand-down

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas - Air Education and Training Command bases stand down during the month of June to focus on dignity, trust and respect toward fellow Airmen.Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel issued a directive to each branch of service to use the stand-down to mitigate an ongoing trend of sexual misconduct across the DoD. He
  • Nemo's New Home

    The Nemo Memorial, pictured above, was dedicated Nov. 15, 2005, to honor the efforts of a military working dog that saved his handler's life during an attack on Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam, Dec. 4, 1966. The Nemo Memorial committee recently completed an initiative to move the memorial to the United States Air Force Security Forces Museum at
  • Who will be AETC King of the Hill?

    A new game focused on the Air Education and Training Command's Cost Conscious Culture initiative is adding a fourth "C" to C3 - competition. King of the Hill, an online game in which AETC members can vote for their favorite AETC C3 ideas, will debut June 10 and run for 42 days. Each day two cost-saving ideas will compete against each other for
  • Hindsight: History in clear rearview

    Take yourself back to 1965; communism threatens the U.S. homeland and President Lyndon B. Johnson - LBJ - faces the challenge of Dr. Martin Luther King and the civic rights movement. But even more pressing is the ever-growing conflict in Asia, or more specifically, Vietnam.On July 21st of that year, some of LBJ's closest aides wrote a robust letter
  • Qualified captains sought for Inter-American Air Forces Academy Squadron Officer School program

    Active duty captains proficient in Spanish may be eligible to attend the Inter-American Squadron Officer School at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. "The ISOS program is designed to develop dynamic Airmen ready to lead air, space, and cyberspace power in an