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  • Op Blue Hero: 97th AMW transports BMT grads to Keesler for technical training

    A C-17 Globemaster III aircrew assigned to the 58th Airlift Squadron at Altus AFB supported the transport of  the Air Force’s newest Basic Military Training graduates from JBSA-Lackland, Texas, to their technical training school at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., March 20, 2020.
  • DOD issues Flexible Spending Account tips in response to COVID-19

    Flexible Spending Account participants may make changes to their Health Care FSA, Limited Expense Health Care FSA , or Dependent Care FSA elections if there has been a Qualifying Life Event, or QLE.
  • Military OneSource, family and spouse programs still available

    Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program that is both a call center and website that provides comprehensive information, support, and resources on every aspect of military life.
  • President signs Executive Order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties

    On March 27, the President signed an Executive Order authorizing mobilization of the Reserve Component in response to COVID-19 operations. For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response. 
  • FAQ: COVID-19 Impacts to BMT and Technical Training

    The COVID-19 pandemic is a dynamic and rapidly evolving situation. The Gateway Wing wants to make sure our internal family and external community all have access to factual and up-to-date information. This frequently asked questions acts as a resource for anyone who has questions or concerns about themselves or a loved one that is part of the 37th Training Wing team, this includes Basic Military Training at the 737th Training Group and technical training at the 37th Training Group.
  • Curbside pharmacy to be implemented at JBSA-Lackland

    Effective March 30, the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Pharmacy will institute a mandatory curbside drop-off and pick-up prescription process from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. To facilitate service, patients must call ahead to the following numbers to request any new electronic prescriptions to be filled prior to coming to the pharmacy for pick-up.
  • Financial planning, budgeting key during times of crisis

    Many Americans will receive economic stimulus monies as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, which was just signed into law, but some will not. If you are one of those who will receive funds, here are some sound financial strategies to consider.
  • MTL’s lead the fight against COVID-19

    For military training leaders, teleworking isn’t a possibility. They still show up in person to guide and lead Airmen-in-Training.
  • BMT Airmen transported by airlift to Sheppard, other training bases

    COVID-19 can’t stop the military. It can try, but national security is 24/7 and basic military training, along with technical training at Sheppard AFB and other training installations, continues on its mission to provide trained Airmen to protect and defend the country.
  • BMT Safety Mitigation Efforts Protect Trainers and Pipeline

    To help slow the spread of COVID-19 while accomplishing the mission of turning civilians into mission-ready Airmen, U.S. Air Force Basic Military Training here has implemented layers of protective measures to mitigate transmission risk of the virus within the BMT pipeline. Specific mitigation measures that have been implemented across BMT include implementation of a 14-day restriction of movement (ROM) upon arrival, as well as social distancing, symptom monitoring, and increased sanitation.
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