• U.S., Honduran airmen building partnerships: IAAFA, 571st MSAS help install fi rst helicopter radar altimeter

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - The U.S. and Honduran Air Forces scored a win-win victory between the two partner nations with the recent installation of a radar altimeter in a Honduran helicopter, the first of five to be installed.  Airmen from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, 318th Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and the
  • Expo closes African American Heritage celebration

        Food, fun and cultural exhibits culminated this year's African American Heritage Month celebration at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Wednesday.     The AAHM Expo, featuring displays, music and dance, along with soul food and traditional African American art and clothing, sought to showcase the diversity of the culture.     "We like to give the
  • Rampage don 37th TRW shield on game jerseys

    3/9/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Wearing specially-designed camouflaged jerseys bearing the 37th Training Wing organizational shield, the San Antonio Rampage professional hockey team took the ice Saturday at the AT&T Center with two goals in mind - win the game and honor San Antonio's service men and women at the ninth annual
  • JBSA officials select annual award winners for 2011

    3/1/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Joint Base San Antonio senior officials announced Feb. 24 the selection of its annual award winners for 2011.The 13 service members and government civilian employees were selected among finalists from all three JBSA military installations -- JBSA Lackland, JBSA-Randolph, and JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
  • Ready, set … JBSA-Lackland prepares for CI

    3/1/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- After months of workplace preparation and exercises, the men and women of the 502nd Air Base Wing, 802nd Mission Support Group, 37th Training Wing and 59th Medical Wing are ready to face the week-long combined Compliance Inspection.A biennial event, the CI will be the largest in Air Education and
  • DLIELC Festival Showcases International Flair, Goodwill

    Showcasing cultural displays from 23 countries, the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC) held its first International Fest Feb. 1 at the Gateway Club. Students attending DLIELC's Advanced English Studies here created the displays, each showcasing their cultural customs and traditions.Each display included facts about the
  • New IAAFA airfield facility consolidates aviation training

    2/17/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Senior Air Force and Inter-American Air Forces Academy leaders, along with representatives from six Latin America partner nations, opened the new IAAFA Airfield Training Complex at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 9."More than a new home for the 318th Training
  • Basic training campus nears completion

    2/17/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The first Air Force Basic Military Training new housing campus projects are scheduled to be completed this summer, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the project administrator.Daniel Olivas, the corps' resident engineer, said Airman Training Complex No. 1 and Dining-Classroom
  • AF units show inter-command cooperation during BPC mission

    2/6/2012 - TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS -- Two Airmen from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, 318th Training Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, joined forces with Airmen from the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron, 615th Contingency Response Wing, Travis AFB, Calif., in support of a month-long Building Partner Capacity mission in
  • AF basic training a family affair: Mother, son cross paths en route to enlisted careers

    1/29/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Like most any parent attending Friday's Air Force basic training graduation here, Lori Huayacla had to navigate through the crowd in search of her son.But there was a difference for the 37-year-old mother of four from Portland, Ore., Huayacla was beginning a journey her eldest son, 19-year-old