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  • Commentary: I Joined for the Boots

    The hardest lesson I learned came from the man who wore the boots. Take every opportunity you get to spend with the people you love. When it comes to time, there is never enough time with the people you love.
  • Battlefield Airmen incentive pay to be based on skill versus duty

    Based on new authority from the Defense Department, the Air Force announced its intent to begin a pilot program providing battlefield Airmen skill incentive pay based on qualified skills versus performed duties.
  • Kelly Field was once the 'front steps' for many distinguished visitors

    (Editor's Note: This article is the fourth installment in a monthly series celebrating Kelly Field's centennial. Check back next month for more stories from Kelly Field's history, as well as information about the upcoming JBSA Air Show and Open House this November, which is expected to draw more than 350,000 visitors.)
  • Fireworks safety: don’t get burned on the Fourth of July

    The use of fireworks is not allowed on Joint Base San Antonio, or JBSA, in accordance with AFMAN 91-201, dated March 21. It states: “Active duty Air Force personnel (on- or off-duty) and on-duty Air Force civilian personnel will not take part in the transportation, storage, set up or functioning of commercial fireworks for on-base fireworks displays.” There are many controlled firework events throughout San Antonio.
  • Chief of Staff of the Air Force Visits Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland

    On June 15 and 16, 2017 Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright paid a visit to Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, and toured the facilities for the Battlefield Airman Training Group. The general also served as the reviewing official for Basic Military Training graduation.
  • Through tragedy, loss and amputation, Airman learns ‘new norm’

    “My leg looked like a boomerang.”Those were the words of Staff Sgt. August O’Niell, an Air Force pararescueman, to members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center when the combat warrior visited the base to discuss resiliency during the center’s Combat Airman Fitness Day.AFTAC commander Col. Steven M. Gorski invited the Purple Heart
  • CSAF visits Battlefield Airmen, presides over BMT graduation

    Air Force Chief of Staff David L. Goldfein; his spouse, Dawn Goldfein; and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, June 15-17. As part of that visit, Goldfein toured the Battlefield Airmen Training Group and was the reviewing official for the Air Force Basic Military Training graduation.
  • Updated AtHoc alert system delivers urgent news directly to subscribers’ fingertips

    Air Education and Training Command Airmen and their families have always been able to get information on the latest happenings at their location on their work computer, but now members and their families can receive immediate notifications through an improved AtHoc alert system and the new AtHoc mobile app available in the Apple App and Google Play
  • CMSAF visits BMT, Airmen’s Week

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on his initial tour of Air Force Basic Military Training and Airmen’s Week May 3.
  • MTI mission recognized with song, music video

    Most Airmen forever remember their experiences at basic military training and the military training instructors who taught them the foundation of their Air Force career. The importance of the BMT transformation and the MTIs who lead it inspired Max Impact, the U.S. Air Force’s premier rock band, to create an original song “Find You” about the BMT