• Becoming an MTI? There's an app for that

    7/2/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO--RANDOLPH (AFNS) -- There's a smart phone application for just about everything these days, including joining the ranks of the Air Force's military training instructor corps. The app, simply called "Air Force MTI," is free and available for Apple, Android and Blackberry devices."It takes a special person to be an
  • AETC commander addresses recruits' allegations of sexual misconduct

    6/29/2012 - WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The commander of the Air Force's Air Education and Training Command spoke to members of the media here June 28 about the on-going investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by military training instructors (MTIs) at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas."In the fall of 2011 we discovered, to our great
  • Air Advisor Academy stands up at JB MDL

    6/15/2012 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- The U.S. Air Force Air Advisor Academy officially stood up during an activation ceremony 10 a.m. Tuesday here.Special Order G-12-13 directed the USAF Air Advisor Academy activation May 1 in order to produce trained, educated and qualified Airmen to help build global air, space and cyber
  • AF instructors learn modern Army combatives skills

    6/22/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- After spending five days in a joint combatives "train the trainer" course, Air Force participants gained a valuable benefit in becoming certified to teach both Modern Army Combatives and Basic Air Force Combatives."Confidence," said Lt. Col. Tim Thurston, 322nd Training Squadron commander, a
  • AF selects MTL of the year: Superintendent credits family support

    6/14/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The superintendent of military training, 37th Training Support Squadron, was recently selected as the 2011 Military Training Leader of the Year.Master Sgt. Alucia Davis received the award for her service as an MTL with the 37th TRSS Airman Transition Assistance Flight in 2011.A native of
  • AF selects MTI of the year: Selection surprises BMT instructor

    6/14/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- When Tech. Sgt. Brian Fisher heard his name called as the 2011 Air Force Military Training Instructor of the Year, it took him by surprise."Shocked," said Fisher about his reaction to being selected for the award at the Air Education and Training Command Outstanding Airman of the Year awards
  • Airman loses 100 lbs. to join Air Force

    6/8/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- A young man's loss is the Air Force's gain.When Airman Mitchell Imlah graduated Air Force Basic Military Training May 18 as an honor graduate, it capped more than 18 months of dedication and hard work by the 18-year-old Minocqua, Wisc., native.For the 6-foot-1-inch Imlah to achieve his boyhood
  • Former Airman credits AF for successful acting career

    A former service member credits the Air Force for helping him make a successful jump from the military to a television and film career. Jon Huertas, born Jon William Hofstedt, served eight years in the Air Force as an aircraft nuclear and conventional weapons specialist. He took advantage of the Air Force educational opportunities to pursue his
  • Ruck On! Unit march signals farewell for 937th TRSS commander

    6/1/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Airmen from the 937th Training Support Squadron execute a ruck march May 18 at the Medical Readiness Training Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis. The march was held as part of a final commander's call for Lt. Col. Jon T. Mohatt, who leaves for a new assignment in Falls Church, Va., in
  • Unity through adversity

    5/24/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The Spartan Race is the world's leading obstacle race, a race of pure primitive mayhem for those who participate, according to event organizers.Up for the challenge, Airmen from the 323rd Training Squadron decided to test their mettle and compete in the event, a competition which featured a