• Volunteer or not, BMT needs the best

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Adjustments to the military training instructor selection process will be made in early 2013 - driven by a recent review of basic military training that stressed the need for experienced and talented non-commissioned officers to train America's new Airmen.AETC Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. James Cody
  • Airmen urged to reenlist, extend current enlistment, retire, separate before Feb. 15

    Air Force officials are encouraging active-duty Airmen who are eligible to reenlist, extend their current enlistment, retire or separate in March to complete these personnel actions through the myPers website and their base military personnel sections by Feb. 15 to avoid processing delays and military pay issues.Airmen need to accomplish these
  • Free mediation services help resolve local legal disputes

    Unless you were taught how to identify, address, and resolve conflict, you may not have the necessary skills to resolve a dispute on your own. The Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center, or DRC, offers free mediation services to the public in cases involving a wide range of legal issues. Divorce, child support, consumer, real estate, auto repair,
  • Travel restrictions to Mexico

    Air Education and Training Command has issued more stringent travel restrictions to Mexico following an advisory by the U.S. State Department.AETC revised its previous general order in early December after a late November travel warning by the State Department because of security concerns and increased violence in Mexico. The updated order
  • DLI student epitomizes Wingman concept during medical emergency at NASA

    The bond developed between two international students was forever sealed because of what happened during a Defense Language Institute-English Language Course Field Studies Program weekend trip to Houston.Maj. Wael Mahmoud Thabit Saidin (Egyptian army) showed a fellow student, Maj. Krunoslav Skupnjak (Montenegro army), the true meaning of being a
  • Air Force officials announce preferred and reasonable alternative bases for TACP training

    Air Force officials announced Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, Texas, as the preferred alternative to host the Terminal Air Control Party (TACP) School. Officials announced Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., as the reasonable alternative.Recent and current operations have created an increase in demand for TACPs to support Army units. The current TACP
  • New Airman Training Center opens at JBSA-Lackland

    First of the New Airman Training Center dormitory and dining/classroom facilities opens at JBSA-Lackland replacing aging facilities. The 323rd Training Squadron moved from the old to new dorms Dec. 14, 2012.
  • 737th Training Group members elf it up

    During the holiday season, members of the 737th Training Group took time out of the busy training schedule to spread holiday cheer at Grayson Square Health Care Center, which provides extended-stay nursing care to seniors with varying levels of disabilities in San Antonio.Since 1999, members of the training group have made it a tradition to give
  • Holiday Break for Students

    It's time to lock up the toolboxes, close the student study guides, and hang up the Air Force Uniform. It's time for a holiday break for the 344th Training Squadron Detachment 1, Vehicle Management Schoolhouse in Port Hueneme Naval Base, Calif. The two-week pause will give students a chance to visit family and friends all over the nation, flying
  • International students epitomize wingmanship

    The bond developed between two international students and was forever sealed because of what happened during a Defense Language Institute-English Language Course Field Studies Program weekend trip to Houston.Egyptian Maj. Wael Mahmoud Thabit Saidin showed a fellow student, Montenegrin Maj. Krunoslav Skupnjak,the true meaning of being aWingman